A stage of bridge deck reconstruction and miscellaneous improvements will occur in the Eastbound direction of the Newark Bay - Hudson County Extension (NB-HCE) from the Interchange 14C Toll Plaza to Milepost N7.3 (over Christopher Columbus Dr.) starting on Friday, October 25, 2019 and lasting until the end of April 2020. The new traffic pattern will maintain one lane of traffic traffic on the Christopher Columbus Off Ramp. The right lane on the Christopher Columbus Off-Ramp will be reopened, while the left lane will be closed for a long-term stage of bridge deck reconstruction. No shoulders will be present, but emergency pull-off locations and on-site wrecker service will be provided.
It is anticipated that traffic impacts will be moderate during peak travel periods until motorist become accustom to the new traffic pattern.
Variable message signs to alert motorists of the construction will be placed along the Eastbound Roadway at Mileposts N4.7 and N5.9 one week in advance of the planned construction start date.
A stage of construction (toll plaza slab installations) will occur along the Newark Bay - Hudson County Extension (NB-HCE), starting at 8:00 PM on Friday, October 11, 2019 and lasting until 5:00 AM on Monday, October 14, 2019. Over this period, the following will be CLOSED along the Eastbound roadway:
Right lane of the Eastbound (HWE) roadway (two lanes remain open)
Liberty Science Center Ramp
Toll lanes 1-4
It is anticipated that traffic impacts will be moderate to severe during peak travel periods, typically 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Variable message signs to alert motorists of the construction will be placed along the Eastbound Roadway one week in advance of the planned construction start date.