MORRISTOWN, NJ - A water main break on Ridgedale Avenue has closed Abbett Avenue, announced the Morristown Police. The road will be closed at Jardine Road for the foreseeable future, likely several hours, they said.

Exit 36 from Rt 287 Southbound will also be closed. Motorists looking to access Lafayette Avenue from Rt. 287 S Ridgedale Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each direction.  Authorities have stated that Ridgedale Avenue is subject to closure should the water main emergency worsen.

Police are asking motorists to find alternate routes today. 

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"Please avoid this area at all costs today", said police.


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