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Overnight lane closures scheduled next week on section of I-78 EB and WB in Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – Overnight single-lane travel patterns are scheduled to be implemented next week along both directions of the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s 4.2-mile I-78 roadway segment in Warren County.

The scheduled travel restrictions are as follows:

  • I-78 Eastbound — Reduced to a single-lane (two of three lanes closed) from the I-78 Toll Bridge to the Routes 22/173 interchange (Exit 3) 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (next day) Monday, August 3, through Wednesday, August 5.
  • I-78 Westbound — Reduced to a single-lane (two of three lanes closed) from the Routes 22/173 interchange (Exit 3) to the I-78 Toll Bridge 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (next day) Tuesday, August 4, through Thursday, August 6.

Friday, August 7, may be added as an additional date in the event of a rainout of the four scheduled work dates.  Direction and times for a Friday night work detail to be determined.

The lane closures will enable a contractor to complete lane striping and other finishing work to asphalt longitudinal joints between lanes along the roadway segment, which crosses through portions of Phillipsburg, Pohatcong Township, and Alpha Borough.

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

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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