Transportation

November 15, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Public Schools will operate on a two hour delayed opening.  Original alert: The Township of Franklin is urging commuters to be safe due to inclement weather.  The following alerts were issued: 2:57 pm - South Middlebush Road is closed due to an ...

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Hamilton street is now open. Hamilton Street is CLOSED between JFK and Veronica due to fire department activity.  Motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS for breaking news, traffic/weather ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - As of 6:49 am, there's an Accident on I-287 southbound North of Exit 10 - CR 527/Easton Ave in Franklin Township, according to 511nj.org's website. Left and center lanes closed 5-10 minute delay, use caution. As of 6:47 am, there's a vehicle fire on I-287 southbound Exit 9 - ...

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UPDATE: Southbound lanes of Route 18 have been re-opened NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Southbound traffic on Route 18 is being diverted on to Route 1 south because of a traffic accident involving a tractor-trailer, police announced late this morning. Police said the truck overturned on Route 18. All ...

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Editor's Note: This is the first article in a three-part series on Easton Avenue safety and traffic patterns.  SOMERSET, NJ - This year, Easton Avenue has been the site of a growing number of serious motor vehicle accidents. In January, a Somerset woman was struck by car at the intersection ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A motor vehicle crash in South Brunswick near Whispering Woods Boulevard on Route 1 is causing major traffic delays according to an alert from the township. Motorists are encouraged to take a different route if possible.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A one-mile stretch of Route 206 between Valley Road and Brown Avenue has been targeted by the state Department of Transportation for a major overhaul that will widen the congested two-lane highway to four lanes, with construction scheduled to begin in 2022. The improvements to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - UPDATE: The work on Cedar Grove is completed and the roadway is OPEN, according to an alert from the township. Cedar Grove Lane remains closed Saturday morning. Originally the road was scheduled to be closed from Sept. 25 to Sept. 28. As of 10:30 am Saturday morning further ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - If you travel on Cedar Grove Lane, you might want to find an alternative route, or prepare for minor traffic delays.  The Township of Franklin recently announced Cedar Grove Lane will be closed from Easton Ave to New Brunswick Road starting Sept. 25 to Sept. 28 from 8 pm to 5:30 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - South Middlebush Road is Closed between Claremont and Coutelyous as a result of fire department activity. This will impact the morning commute. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.  Editor's note: This breaking story will be updated when more ...

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4:21 pm update: All Route 1 traffic signals are functioning at this time.  Route 27 traffic signals should be functioning within the next hour.  Route 1 North Hard Shoulder Closure Today The NJDOT has advised that the Route 1 Hard Shoulder will be closed north of Ridge Road for Emergency ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mountain Avenue between Route 22 and West End Avenue will be closed to traffic for a milling and repaving project beginning Thursday, Aug. 23. The closure is expected to extend through Tuesday, Aug. 28. Work hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The second phase of the repaving ...

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MANVILLE, NJ – The North 13th Avenue railroad crossing between Brook Boulevard and Camplain Road will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 20 for track repairs. Work is expected to take one week, according to Manville Police, and should be finished by the time school opens in September. Road ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Church Street will be closed Monday, July 30, from 7 am to 5 pm for milling and paving according to the township's website.  Commuters should avoid the area if possible and are being asked by officials, to use caution when driving through the area. Expect delays especially ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick — will begin tomorrow July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation. Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Hamilton Street is closed between Ambrose Street and Hawthorne Drive due to downed wires and fire department activity, according to an alert from the township.    As of 6:55 pm, only seven homes in Franklin Township have reported a power outage, according to PSE&G outage ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Due to the heat, PSE&G is conducting emergency work on Skillman Lane, according to an alert from the township.  Skillman Lane will be closed periodically due to the emergency work. The afternoon commute is expected to be impacted.  Motorists are urged to avoid the area and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Canal Road will be closed between Old Georgetown Road and Coppermine Road from 8 am to 6 pm on June 20 and June 21, according to an alert from the town.  The closure is due to work for the D&R Canal dredging project.  Motorists should expect an altered traffic pattern and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - South Brunswick police sent out an alert warning residents that route 27 northbound is closed at Academy Street and Route 27 southbound is closed at Heathcote road due to a fire incident.  Original article: Commuters are urged to avoid Route 27 near Laurel Avenue due to fire ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Due to the heat, PSE&G is conducting emergency work on Skillman Lane, according to an alert from the township.  Skillman Lane will be closed periodically due to the emergency work. The afternoon commute is expected to be impacted.  Motorists are urged to avoid the area and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater man was identified as the person killed on the railroad tracks in Bridgewater around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Robert E. Kelly, 30, was killed after being hit by a NJ Transit train heading to Raritan. The Raritan Valley Line was shut down between Dunellen and ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Department of Public Works is doing roadwork on Amwell Road in the area of East Millstone, according to an alert from the township.  Motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible because Amwell Road will be restricted to one lane during ...

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Avoid Easton Ave near Reeves SOMERSET, NJ - There is an overnight construction project on Easton Avenue in the area of Reeves Street.  Easton Avenue is reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.  The construction is scheduled ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The township sent out a Nixle alert warning commuters of construction in the area of Veronica Avenue between Churchill and Route 27. The work is expected to last through the evening hours and commuters should avoid the area if possible. The alert was sent out at 4:34 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As a result of an accident involving an overturned tanker on the Route 18 ramp leading to the New Jersey Turnpike, East Brunswick's main thoroughfare that threatened to remain closed during the evening rush hour.  However, the EBPD advises that Route 18 is now open in both ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - The new Department of Motor Vehicles Office in South Plainfield is scheduled to open May 14th at 5000 Hadley Road. Mayor Anesh received the official notification from B. Sue Fulton, the newly-sworn director of the state DMV announcing the opening. "I would like to thank ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The crash on Route 1 northbound between Henderson Road and Blackhorse Lane Tuesday morning resulted in a fatality, according to an alert from the South Brunswick Police Department.  A male victim was struck by two tractor trailers and pronounced dead at the scene at 5:06 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - South Middlebush Road is closed between Clairmont Road and Skillmans Lane due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County.  Old York Road between Bridgewater and Branchburg is also closed due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County.  The ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Last night the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch warning for the region. Multiple delays due to flooding have been reported in the area.  Canal Road is closed between the Griggstown Causeway and Route 518 due to flooding, according to the township.  Somerset ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An adult male was struck and killed Wednesday morning, according to Jim Smith a spokesperson for New Jersey Transit. The man's identity has not been released as the incident remains under investigation.  "Westbound trains are bypassing the Edison and New Brunswick stations ...

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