franklin-township

Transportation

August 27, 2022

SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid Hamilton Street and JFK Boulevard due to a crash, according to an alert sent by the township at 9:11pm.  A traffic light has been damaged, according to the alert. 

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SOMERSET, NJ - Commuters should avoid Butler Road near South Middlebush Road due to a lane closure, according to an alert sent from the township at 8:35am.   

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SOMERSET, NJ - Commuters should avoid Route 27 in the Kingston section of town on Main Street between Old Lincoln Highway and Jones Drive due to milling and paving work. One lane will be open due to scheduled New Jersey Department of Transportation work, according ot a township alert. The work will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Residents should avoid Canal Road between Griggstown Causeway and Coppermine Road due to a vehicle crash. The township sent an alert confirming the crash at approximately 11:44 am. Drivers should seek alternate routes.  Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Sign Up for E-News OR ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Canal Road between East Millstone Road and Butler Road will be closed to motor vehicles today from 10 am to 4 pm today due to Canal Road Walk and Roll-North. Residents are encouraged to bike or walk along the canal during this time. TAP here for more details. Get Your Town's ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - On July 21st, 19-year-old Franklin resident Nelisson De La Rosa-Peralta was killed after striking a car making a left turn from a side street onto Easton Avenue. Around 9:00pm, Delarosa-Peralta was driving his motorcycle northbound on Easton Avenue when he crashed into a Toyota ...

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UPDATE: Fatal Crash on Easton Avenue SOMERSET, NJ - A crash between Franklin Boulevard and Irvington Avenue has forced a partial road closure on Easton Avenue Wednesday night. According to a Breaking News Network alert a motorcycle and a car crashed near 575 Easton Avenue. CPR was being ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid the Amwell Road between JFK Boulevard and Demott Lane due to paving. Only local traffic will be allowed to drive in the area. Paving will last until 5 am Friday morning. Read below for the township alert in its entirety: Road Closure: Amwell Rd ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – No one was hurt when a fire broke out at a transfer station on Tuesday, but hundreds of individual-size bottles of hand sanitizer were left strewn along Jersey Avenue in its wake. It took firefighters about four hours to control the fire that started at Solterra Recycling ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A project that could one day make the morning commute to the office or the weekend jaunt to New York safer for travelers who use the Northeast Corridor – the nation’s busiest passenger line - is starting to pick up steam. The NJ Transit Board of Directors this week approved ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Easton Avenue is not only one of the most well-traveled roads in Central New Jersey. It is one of the most dangerous.  According to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Easton Avenue has the highest number of crashes— 270 from 2014 to 2016—of any corridor in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Easton Avenue is not only one of the most well-traveled roads in Central New Jersey. It is one of the most dangerous.  According to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Easton Avenue has the highest number of crashes— 270 from 2014 to 2016—of any corridor in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid the area of South Middlebush Road between Blackwells Mills Road and Cortelyous Lane due to a crash, according to a township alert sent out at 8:32 pm. "Power may be affected in the area due to a struck pole," the alert reads.  Have a news tip, feedback or ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid Eden Street until 2:30 pm today due to a road closure, according to an alert sent by the township at 9:44 am.  The alert reads: Eden St. will be CLOSED (Claremont to Clover) until 2:30pm for tree trimming in the area. Motorists should seek an alternate ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should use caution when driving on Route 27 in the area of Route 518 due to a water main break, according to a township alert.  The Franklin Water Department is currently working to repair a main break on Route 27 (near Route 518) in front of  #3915," the alert reads.

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SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid Easton Avenue on the westbound side between JFK Boulevard and Demott Lane due to a water main break, according to a township alert. "The Franklin Water Department is currently working to repair a main break on Easton Avenue in front of 1165 Easton Avenue ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Drivers on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike will have to dig into their pockets for a bit more change, now that tolls have increased on both state highways by 3 percent, starting January 1. The cost for passenger cars has risen by 6 cents to $1.96 at most main ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Landing Lane Bridge – a small span that plays a vital role in the traffic flow for motorists traveling through New Brunswick, Franklin and Piscataway – is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Dec. 17. Repairs began in July on the 435-foot-long bridge over the Raritan River and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Landing Lane Bridge, the small span that plays a big role in helping New Brunswick motorist cross into Piscataway near Rutgers’ SHI Stadium, is on schedule to reopen by mid-November. A spokesperson for the New Jersey Department of Transportation told TAPinto New Brunswick ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Police are reporting a fuel spill by the Somerset Shopping Center, off the Somerville Circle, as of noon Tuesday, according to a Nixle alert. According to the alert, the US 206 South ramp is closed because of the fuel spill. Drivers are advised to avoid the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Dayton Avenue between Franklin Boulevard and Pine Grove Avenue will be closed today from 9 am to 3 pm, according to a township alert. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.  Have a news tip, or feedback? Email FranklinTownship@tapinto.net or call our tip line 908-279-0303 ext.

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