Route 22 eastbound lane closure
required for utility work in Union
Congestion and delays expected beginning next week
(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced one lane of Route 22 eastbound in Union will be closed starting Monday for up to eight days for PSE&G utility work.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2014, PSE&G will close the left lane of Route 22 eastbound near the Foot Locker just west of North Michigan Road to just past the Sunoco gas station. Access to the businesses and gas station will be maintained throughout the project.
PSE&G crews will be working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with the project expected to take eight days. The work includes cleaning and inspecting pipes, installing a new conductor and a splicing operation.
Motorists can expect congestion and delays, particularly during the peak commuting times, and are urged to use caution and slow down through the area.
Variable message signs will notify motorists of the traffic pattern changes. The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information.