FLORHAM PARK, NJ -  The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has announced, today, that the Route 24 eastbound ramp to Columbia Turnpike will be closed beginning tomorrow for approximately one month as a storm water maintenance project begins in Florham Park.
 
Beginning at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7th  NJDOT’s contractor, IEW Construction Group, is scheduled to close and detour the Route 24 eastbound Exit 2B ramp to CR 510/Columbia Turnpike eastbound.  The closure will allow the contractor to repair a damaged drainage pipe underneath the roadway.  The following signed detour will be in place for approximately one month: 
 
Route 24 eastbound to CR 510/Columbia Turnpike eastbound detour: 
 

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• Motorists wishing to take Route 24 eastbound to CR 510/Columbia Turnpike eastbound will be directed to continue on Route 24 eastbound

• Take Exit 7/River Road to JFK Parkway

• Stay in the right lane and take the exit for Rt 124 eastbound to JFK Parkway/Livingston/Millburn

• Stay in the right lane and take the Exit for JFK Parkway/Livingston/Short Hills Mall

• Turn right onto JFK Parkway

• Stay right and take the ramp to Route 24 westbound/Madison/Morristown

• Take the ramp for Exit 2A/B

 • Take Exit 2B to CR 510/Columbia Turnpike eastbound  
 
Advance warning and variable messaging signs are being utilized to provide advance notification to the motoring public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work.   
 
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors.