Transportation

March 12, 2020

UPDATE: Route 27 is now open. SOMERSET, NJ - Route 27 south bound will be closed between Middlebush Road and Bunker Hill Road due to a motor vehicle crash, according to an alert from the township. The alert was sent out at approximately 6:47 am.  A pedestrian was hit by a car, according to a ...

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Update: Canal Road is now open.  SOMERSET, NJ - Canal Road between Blackwells Mills Road and Jacques Lane will be closed due to a motor vehicle accident, according to an alert the township sent out at 7:35 am.  Commuters are urged to avoid the area.  Editor's note: This announcement will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A vehicle overturned on Interstate 287 near exit 10 on the southbound side on Tuesday at approximately 11:39 pm according to a Breaking News Network alert. Motorists should avoid the area.  Have a news tip about this incident? Email FranklinTownship@tapinto.net or call our tip ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - UPDATE: Canal Road will be closed between Grouser and Blackwells Mills indefinitely for a tree down, according to a township alert.  Original alert: A downed tree on Canal Road near Grouser Road has forced a road closure according to an 11:48 am Breaking News Network alert. First ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid the area of Highland Avenue and Franklin Boulevard. The Breaking News Network reported an overturned auto at 12:25 pm. Editor's Note: This alert will be updated if/when more information becomes available.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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SOMERSET, NJ -  South Middlebush Road is closed between Verrazano Drive and Route 27 due to a downed utility pole, according to a township alert.  Motorists should plan an alternate route and could see unusual traffic patterns in the area. It is unknown how long the road closure will last at ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Amwell Road is closed due to a downed pole and wires caused by a motor vehicle accident, according to a 2:55 pm Breaking News Network alert. The Township of Franklin has not reported any closures at the time of publication of this alert.  Commuters should avoid the area if ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Overnight milling and paving will impact commuters traveling on Amwell Road and Cedar Grove Lane to Demott Lane from Wednesday to Thursday this week according to a township alert.  Somerset County will be working on the roadway.  "Motorists should expect an altered traffic ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Commuters should avoid Easton Avenue if possible due to emergency utility work.  "Expect delays in the area of 1431 Easton Ave northbound due to emergency utility work," reads a township alert.  According to a Breaking News Network alert, one lane is blocked by police due to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Evening commuters can expect delays traveling on Hamilton Street Friday evening due utility work. "Altered Traffic Pattern:  Hamilton Street will be down to one lane in each direction in the area of Annapolis Road due to utility work," the township alert reads. Download the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Another accident on Easton Avenue may make the evening commute a lot tougher for motorists driving in the area.  At approximately 5:45 pm police and a tow truck could be seen responding to a two-car crash near Saint Peter's Sports Medicine Institute on Easton Avenue.  One ...

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UPDATE: As of 6:54 PM Route 27 and Churchill Ave. are now open, according to a township alert.  SOMERSET, NJ - The eventing commute on Route 27 in the area of Churchill Avenue could be impacted due to a serious car crash. According to a Breaking News Network alert, a car crashed into a pole ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - An overturned tractor-trailer on the John F. Kennedy Boulevard jug handle off Easton Avenue is expected to cause delays in the area, according to an 8:55 am alert from the township.  First responders are currently on the scene, and motorists are urged to avoid the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A car crash on Easton Avenue is slowing down the Wednesday evening commute.  The crash happened near the intersection of Easton Avenue and JFK Boulevard at approximately 5:15 pm.  Editor's Note: If more information becomes available this article will be updated. Download the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ -  FRANKLIN TWP: Weston Canal Rd. between Rt. 287 overpass and Cottontail Ln. is open.  Weston Canal Road is now closed between Cottontail Lane and the Interstate 287 overpass, according to an alert from the township. All traffic will be diverted appropriately.   Commuters who ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A driver was left with injuries following a crash early Saturday morning, according to a Breaking News Network alert.  First responders arrived on the scene at Franklin Boulevard and rescued the driver from the vehicle, according to the 4:35 am alert.   "One individual was ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Amwell Road is now open as of 12:32 pm according to an alert from the township.  Original article: A driver was seriously injured following a crash on Amwell Road near Charles Street, according to a Breaking News Network alert.  First responders reported to the scene and ...

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