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Travels Advisory - Travel information you need to know now (UPDATE)

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Jersey from our flight in, before the heavy snows started.
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TAPintoTravels - The Township of Franklin recently issued the following message to its residents. 

Winter Storm Toby is expected to continue into the early morning hours of 3/22/18.   Motorists are urged to use caution during the afternoon commute as travel is likely to be impacted by slick roadways, high winds and reduced visibility.    We urge everyone to get an early start home if possible.  Reduce your speed so you can arrive at your location safely.  NEVER DRIVE OVER DOWNED WIRES OR AROUND BARRICADES!

Somerset County also issued the following statement:

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Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione reminds residents to please curtail any unnecessary travel during Winter Storm Toby, in order to allow our emergency services and public works personnel the ability to plow roadways and respond to emergencies. For storm tips and information, visit our website at www.co.somerset.nj.us/disaster.

TAPintoTravels recently alerted its readers about canceled flights, NJ Transits bus suspension, and a commercial travel ban issued by New Jersey State Police

Somerset County issued the following message around 2:30 p.m.

All Somerset County Transportation services will be suspended as of 3:30 p.m. today (March 21) due to weather conditions.

Normal service will resume on Thursday March 22. The system may experience delays and/or cancellations of routes in the aftermath of the storm.

For more information, contact Somerset County Transportation at (908) 231-7116.

Keep checking TAPintoTravels or your local town site, for the latest updates. Here is a list of some things to know about the storm.

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