ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Traffic relief is coming to one of the busiest stretches of road in Robbinsville Township, Mayor Dave Fried announced Thursday. In fact, two road projects will alleviate the traffic which often backs up along Route 33 and Main Street in Robbinsville.
Fried said that a right-hand turn lane will be added at the intersection of Main Street and Route 130 in order to alleviate traffic, estimating that 75 to 80 percent of the traffic traveling eastbound on Main Street turns right at the intersection onto Route 130 southbound. The traffic volume often causes long waiting times and back-up at the intersection.
"We believe that by adding the right-hand turn lane it will alleviate a lot of the traffic that is going from the west to the east," said Fried.
He urged residents to use the bypass road when turning right off of Route 130 southbound onto Route 33 westbound in order to alleviate congestion at the busy intersection.
"Everyone keeps asking what to do about the traffic going from the east to the west. Take the bypass. There's really nothing more that we can do other than offer that people use the bypass to avoid sitting at that light." said Fried.
Further, Fried spoke about ongoing construction of the proposed Project Freedom development to be built along Route 33 opposite the Town Center. He said a project to expand the warehouse, commonly referred to as the old Domino's Warehouse. In addition, the developer will be finishing the road from where Project Freedom will be ending.
"It will allow people to go from the (former) Centro all the way out to Route 130 which will be a right-hand turn only. It will actually alleviate some of the traffic," said Fried. "The two projects will make really good traffic improvements in the coming months."
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