EAST HANOVER, NJ- The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be closing two consecutive I-280 westbound ramps tonight beginning at 10:00pm.The I-280 westbound ramps at New Road and I-80 westbound local will be closed as part of a westbound resurfacing project that began only days ago and will go on until late fall of this year.

Only one ramp at a time will be closed during the paving process, beginning with the exit ramp from New Road to I-280 westbound which will reopen for traffic at approximately 1:00am. The exit ramp for I-280 westbound to Route 80 westbound local in Parsippany-Troy Hills will then be closed from the opening of the New Road exit until approximately 5:00am.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation put out the following detour notification:

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New Road ramp to I-280/I-80 westbound detour:

·         Motorists from New Road in West Hanover wishing to gain access to I-280/I-80 westbound will be directed to Route 46 west

·         From Route 46 west, motorists will travel onto I-80 westbound local

I-280 westbound ramp to I-80 westbound local and I-287 detour:

·         Motorists from I-280 westbound wishing to gain access to I-80 westbound and I-287 will continue past the interchange on I-80 express westbound

·         Motorists will be directed with detour signs to loop around Route 202 to I-80 eastbound and continue eastbound back to I-287

As always, the New Jersey Department of Transportation stresses that the precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or extenuating circumstance. They urge travelers to check for real time transportation information on their website at www.511nj.org.