JERSEY CITY, NJ - Vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Hoboken Avenue between Central Avenue and Oakland Avenue will be permanently rerouted starting Thursday as part of the construction of the new County Justice Complex. 

Those traveling this route can detour northbound or southbound via Central Avenue.

Parking restrictions will be enforced as posted on Hoboken Avenue as part of this permanent closure. Parking is permitted nearby along the west side of the new Central Avenue roadway and Oakland Avenue. 

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After decades of delays, the $345 million project began in earnest in 2018 after the county finalized agreements with the city of Jersey City and a number of private owners.

Demolition of a number of buildings along the northside of Newark Avenue allowed the county and Jersey City to reconfigure a number of local streets including extending Central Avenue to Newark Avenue for the first time.

Last year, the Hudson County Freeholders voted to award a contract to Zuccaro to begin the reconfiguring work.

The master plan for the new complex is by Rafael Viñoly Architects of New York City and includes a-five story courthouse building, a 450-space garage, along with a public food court, law library, 24 courtrooms and various other amenities. The new courthouse is expected to be completed by 2023.

 

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