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I-80 daytime lane closures for retaining wall field investigation continue next week in Knowlton Twp.

Expect possible congestion during the morning commute

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced intermittent single lane closures on I-80 eastbound and westbound near the S-curve will continue next week in Knowlton Township.

Beginning Monday, July 18, and continuing daily through Friday, July 22 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., NJDOT is scheduled to close one lane on I-80 eastbound just before the S-curve near mile post 0.8 through mile post 1.4. One lane will remain open.

In addition, I-80 westbound is scheduled to have a single lane closed on Monday, July 18, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the same area.

The closures are necessary to continue field investigations as part of the Preliminary Engineering phase for an upcoming retaining wall project.

Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when driving through the work zone. The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check the NJDOT’s traffic information website for construction updates and real-time travel information.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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