3/15/2019: Weekend Traffic Advisory

Construction will occur to set the new precast median barrier between the HWE (EB) & HEW (WB) roadways just to the West of the Newark Bay - Hudson County Extension (NB-HCE) 14C toll plaza. Construction will start on 3/15/2019 and last until 3/17/2019. Over this period, the following will be closed:

  • Left lane of the Eastbound (HWE) roadway approaching the 14C toll plaza, along with toll lanes 5-7.

  • Toll lanes 8 and 9 along the Westbound (HEW) roadway at the 14C toll plaza.

It is anticipated that traffic impacts will be moderate to severe during peak weekend travel periods, specifically 9:00AM - 9:00PM on Saturday. 

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.  

Motorists can call 511 from any phone from a hands-free device (Listen for the initial voice prompt and ask for traffic conditions. Motorists can ask for a specific Highway, City, or even a point of interest).  Information regarding this project is posted on our web site at http://www.njta.com/our-projects/new-jersey-turnpike.  Residents of Jersey City / Hudson County can monitor traffic conditions by accessing Turnpike webcams at http://www.njta.com/travel-resources/camera-list, and http://www.511nj.org/cameras.aspx.  Motorists can also download the SafeTrip App for the latest traffic Advisories.


Project:  New Jersey Turnpike Contract T100.321. Rehabilitation of Structure Nos. N6.49, N6.80E and N6.80W, Milepost N5.80 to N8.20

Route/Direction/MP:  New Jersey Turnpike Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension (NB-HCE)/ I-78 Eastbound / Westbound - Milepost N5.10 to N7.30 in Jersey City, NJ

Municipality/County:  Jersey City / Hudson County

Nature of work:  Installation of the new precast median barrier between the HWE (EB) & HEW (WB) roadways just to the West of the NB-HCE 14C toll plaza.

Description of New Traffic Pattern:  The left lane of the Eastbound (HWE) roadway approaching the 14C toll plaza, along with toll lanes 5 – 7 will be closed.  Toll lanes 8 and 9 along the Westbound (HEW) roadway at the 14C toll plaza will also be closed. Lane closures will start on or about 3/15/2019 and last until 3/17/2019.  

Proposed Start Date of New Traffic Pattern:  The new traffic pattern is scheduled to be installed Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8:00PM, and be in place until Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 9:00AM.

Anticipated Traffic Impacts:  It is anticipated that traffic impacts will be moderate to severe during peak weekend travel periods, specifically 9:00AM – 9:00PM on Saturday. 

Other Comments:  NJTA will advise motorists by Highway Advisory Radio and Overhead Variable Message Signs at Newark Bay - Hudson County Extension Mileposts N1.1 and N4.4.  Coordination with TRANSCOM, PANYNJ, local jurisdictions, and NJDOT is ongoing.