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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro or Kevin Israel
609-530-4280
RELEASE: February 20, 2015


Route 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue in Jersey City
to be closed tonight for emergency repairs

 

Water main leak to be fixed
overnight will cause delays to Holland Tunnel

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the closure of Route 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue in Jersey City tonight for emergency repairs to a water main that ruptured late last night.

Beginning at 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 20 through 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 21 there will be no access to northbound Route 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue from Tonnelle Circle. Crews will be excavating and replacing pipes in the area.

The following detours will be in place:

Northbound 1&9 Truck Route
Continue straight on Communipaw Avenue to John F. Kennedy Blvd, make a left at John F. Kennedy Blvd, a left at Manhattan Avenue and a right back onto northbound 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue (north of the closure).

Southbound Rt 7
Continue onto St Paul’s Avenue, make a left at John F. Kennedy Blvd, make a left onto Manhattan Avenue and a right back onto northbound 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue (north of the closure)

Westbound Rt 139  
Take the westbound Rt 139 Upper level roadway, make a right on John F. Kennedy Blvd, a left onto Manhattan Avenue and a right back onto northbound 1 and 9/Tonnelle Avenue (north of the closure)

Detour crews and the State Police will be on scene through this emergency repair, addressing any issues.

Variable message signs are being utilized to provide advance notification to the motoring public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work.

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.

 
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  Last Updated:  February 23, 2015