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Lane closures planned this week for I-78 in Warren County

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ (Warren County) – Construction activities for the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project will require various overnight and off-peak lane restrictions along Interstate 78 near the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border during the week of June 18.

The full schedule of project-related lane closures is as follows:

I-78 Westbound – Starting in the vicinity of mile marker 3.9 east of the Phillipsburg/Routes 22 and 173 interchange (Exit 3) and continuing to the CR-519 Bridge (mile marker 2.3) in New Jersey, overnight single-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) – 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. (next day) Monday, June 18.

I-78 Eastbound – Starting at PA Rt-611 overpass (mile marker 77) in Pennsylvania and continuing to the Phillipsburg/Routes 22 and 173 interchange (Exit 3) in New Jersey, overnight single-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) Monday, June 18, through Thursday, June 22. Two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 and Friday, June 23

County Route-519 – Below I-78 overpass in Pohatcong, N.J., will have a single lane alternating pattern controlled by flaggers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 18 to Sunday, June 24

The scheduled travel restrictions listed above are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and project mobilization considerations. Motorists are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations, to reduce speeds, and to exercise caution when travelling through project work areas.

Information on the I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project, go to www.drjtbc.org/project/I-78.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo Courtesy: Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission)