WARREN COUNTY, NJ – The right shoulder on Route 46 eastbound is scheduled to be closed overnight this week between Walnut Road in Knowlton Township and Water Street/CR 620 in White Township for the start of a pavement preservation project.
Beginning at 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 1, until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 2, and continuing overnight on Tuesday, May 2, at the same times, the right shoulder on Route 46 eastbound will be closed between Walnut Road and Water Street/CR 620 using a moving operation. The closure is necessary for construction layout.
In addition, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, until 6:00 a.m. Thursday, May 4, and continuing overnight on Thursday, May 4, and Friday, May 5, at the same times, Route 46 eastbound will be closed between Walnut Street and Water Street/CR 620 with shifted onto the right shoulder. The closure and traffic shift are necessary to remove raised pavement markers.
Route 46 westbound is not expected to be affected by this work. Motorists are advised to slow down, use caution, and expect delays or plan an alternate route.
This work is part of the $2.9 million federally funded Route 46, Walnut Road to Water Street/CR 620 Pavement Preservation project, which will repair approximately five miles of Route 46 in Knowlton and White Townships.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website for construction updates and real-time travel information.