5/31/2019: Traffic Advisory

A stage of toll plaza pavement reconstruction and miscellaneous improvements will occur in both the Eastbound and Westbound directions of the Newark Bay - Hudson County Extension (NB-HCE) at the Interchange 14C Toll Plaza starting on 05/31/2019 and lasting until 06/03/2019. Over this time period, one lane along the Eastbound roadway will be closed approaching the toll plaza (normal configuration is two lanes), four toll plaza lanes in the Eastbound direction (normal configuration is 7 toll lanes) and one toll plaza lanes in the Westbound direction (normal configuration is 5 toll lanes) of the NB-HCE roadway will also be closed.

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. 

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 N6.0 in Jersey City, NJ

Municipality/County:  Jersey City / Hudson County

Nature of work:  The work involves toll plaza pavement reconstruction and miscellaneous repairs.

Description of New Traffic Pattern:  During this stage, one lane along the Eastbound roadway will be closed from MP N5.1 to the Interchange 14C Toll Plaza (normal configuration is two lanes), four toll plaza lanes in the Eastbound direction (normal configuration is 7 toll lanes) and one toll plaza lanes in the Westbound direction (normal configuration is 5 toll lanes) at Interchange 14C will also be closed.

Proposed Start Date of New Traffic Pattern:  The new traffic pattern is scheduled to be installed May 31, 2019, and be in place until June 3, 2019.

Anticipated Traffic Impacts:  It is anticipated that traffic impacts will be moderate to severe during peak travel periods, typically 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Saturday and 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.