TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced Thursday that parts of eastbound I-195 will be closed in Hamilton and Robbinsville Townships for a "pavement preservation project." The work will be done for seven miles of roadway between the I-195 exits for Hobson Avenue in Hamilton and CR-526/Robbinsville/Allentown Road in Robbinsville.
The full project is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2020.
NJDOT’s contractor, Earle Asphalt Company began temporary shoulder closures on Friday, June 5 to install construction signs along the project route. Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, June 8, until 4 p.m. and continuing daily, Monday through Friday until June 12, temporary lane closures and traffic shifts will be required for preliminary road preparation including reflector removal and pavement micro-milling.
Timing of the work may change based upon weather conditions.
Upon completion of the preliminary work, milling and paving will be done overnight, requiring lane and ramp closures on I-195 eastbound between Hobson Avenue in Hamilton and CR526/Robbinsville/Allentown Road in Robbinsville for approximately four months.
The closures are necessary to begin road repairs and the application of high performance thin overlay (HPTO) and striping.
The $3.5 million federally-funded project is designed to preserve and extend the pavement life, improve safety and enhance ride quality for motorists.
Variable Message Signs are being used to provide advance notification to the motoring public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work. NJDOT will provide more information before any lane closures are scheduled.
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