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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ

Contact: Tim Greeley

RELEASE: August 20, 2010


NJDOT announces two more closures of the Route 130 bridge over Raccoon Creek in Logan Township

(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that the Route 130 vertical-lift bridge over Raccoon Creek in Logan Township will be closed Saturday, August 21 and Saturday, August 28 for approximately 12 hours each day.

The bridge will be closed to traffic both days at 5 a.m. for repairs to the superstructure and will re-open at approximately 5 p.m. Repairs have required three previous closures of the bridge. These are the last two planned closures for this repair work. Marine traffic will not be impeded by the construction. All work is anticipated to be completed in early September.

NJDOT will employ variable message signs on Route 130 in both directions to alert motorists of the bridge closure and detour. The following detour routes will be in place during the closure:

• Route 130 southbound motorists will take Route 322 eastbound to I-295 southbound to CR 620 westbound to Route 130 southbound.

• Route 130 northbound motorists will take CR 620 east to I-295 northbound to Route 322 westbound to Route 130 northbound.

Access to Gloucester County Dream Park, located on the south side of Raccoon Creek, will be maintained from Route 130 northbound. Park visitors coming from Route 130 southbound will follow the detour route, then turn left onto Route 130 northbound for access to the park. NJDOT will provide signage directing visitors to the park.

Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org real-time travel information.

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