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

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – A series of postponed overnight single-lane travel patterns along the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s New Jersey I-78 roadway segment have been rescheduled to take place the week of August 9.

The lane closures were postponed last week due to disruptions caused by inclement weather.

The rescheduled travel restrictions are as follows:

  • 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) Wednesday, August 12, and Thursday, August 13.
  • 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. Friday, August 14, to 5:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15.

The lane closures will enable a contractor to complete paving, lane striping and raised-pavement-markings installation work 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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