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Road work to begin Monday on Route 46 in Hackettstown, expect delays

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Starting Monday, motorists should expect delays on Route 46 in Hackettstown as crews begin road work between Valentine Street and Water Street.

The work is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 and last two weeks. The work will be done Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (weather permitting), police said.

This work will consist of installing curbing and ADA curb ramps. Most of the work will be at the intersections (excluding the Route 46 & Grand Ave intersection and the five corners intersection), police said.

The work will start at the intersection of Route 46 and Valentine St and continue east on Route 46 to Water St. When the eastbound side is complete the work will then start on the westbound side, police said.

Motorists can expect lane shifts along Route 46 and full closures off side streets. People needing to get to residences or businesses will be allowed access, police said.

There will be no parking on Main St in the area of the road work. Anyone parked in the no parking areas will be ticketed and towed, police said.

Motorists can expect traffic delays and are encouraged to plan an alternate route, police said.

The paving of Route 46 is tentatively scheduled for 2020, police said.

For updates on the Route 46 road work, motorists are urged to follow the Hackettstown Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or sign-up for Nixle alerts by texting “07840” to 888-777.

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