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Turnpike 14A Construction Update

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and its contractors have provided the City of Bayonne with updated information about construction in and around the Turnpike’s 14 A interchange.  

In the toll plaza itself, renovation work is continuing on the toll plaza building. 

Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps between the toll plaza and the Hudson County Extension is scheduled tentatively for late June 2017.

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At the northern end of Avenue E near the roundabout, construction of piers (columns) is continuing.  Retaining wall construction and bridge approach construction are also progressing.  In early June 2017, structural steel will be erected in the vicinity of 53rd Street and Avenue E for the new connector bridge.   During the weeks of June 12 and 19, 2017, nighttime detours of either the roundabout or northbound Avenue E, from 50th Street to 52nd Street, will be required in support of bridge steel erection.

At the intersection of Route 440 and Pulaski Street, construction is continuing on the jughandle ramp, ground improvements, and the retaining wall.  Right shoulder reconstruction is continuing on both sides of Route 440 north of Pulaski Street. 

In the ramp area east of Route 440, road construction is continuing on the new connector ramps.  New bridge construction is continuing over Pulaski Street.  In early July 2017, nighttime detours of the Pulaski Street jughandle will be required for approximately one week in support of bridge steel erection.

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