EDISON, NJ - The nor'easter has played havoc with Friday afternoon traffic in Edison Township.

Breaking News Network has reported that Route 1 Southbound at Plainfield Avenue has been closed due to a fallen pole as a result of the high winds, which are at times exceeding 50 mph.

The traffic light at that intersection has also stopped functioning. The highway was closed shortly after 2:30 p.m., and this could affect the evening rush hour.

The Department of Transportation has been notified, according to BNN.