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Milling, paving work begins Monday on Route 46 in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) — Beginning Monday, milling and paving will take place on Route 46 in Hackettstown.

The work will be done between West Stiger Street and Water Street from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30. All work is weather dependent and information is subject to change, police said.

Route 46 will be closed in both directions between Route 517 (High Street) and Warren Street on Monday:
  • Route 46 Eastbound Detour: Left onto Route 517 (High St), right onto Franklin St, right onto Route 604 (Willow Grove St), left onto Route 46 (Main St).
  • Route 46 Westbound Detour: Right onto Route 604 (Willow Grove St), left onto Franklin St, left onto Route 517 (High St), right onto Route 46 (Main St).

On Monday and Tuesday Route 46 will have an alternating traffic pattern between West Stiger St and Grand Avenue, police said.

Route 46 eastbound will be closed at Mountain Avenue on Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., police said.
All side streets in the road closures will be closed.
There will be no parking on Route 46 (Main St) between West Stiger Street and Warren Street from 7:00 p.m.
to 7:00 a.m. Any vehicles parked in a no parking zone will be ticketed and towed, police said.
Residents who live along that section of Route 46 and will need to use their vehicle during those hours, should park on a side street or in a municipal parking lot, police said.
Police officers will be on site to assist with traffic control, however delays should be expected
“We know there will be some inconveniences, but if you travel Route 46, you know this work needs to be done. It’s been about 25 years since downtown Main St has been repaved,” police said.
People are encouraged to follow the police department on their social media platforms and to sign up for Nixle alerts by texting “07840” to 888-777 for updates.

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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