NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Motorists traveling from Route 18 to Route 1 may encounter a traffic shift tonight.

The ramp from Route 18 south to Route 1 north is scheduled to be closed from 8 p.m. tonight, April 17, until 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, according to an announcement from the Rutgers University Police Department.

Police plan to set up a detour. They encourage drivers to follow officers' instructions.

The closure is meant to accommodate underground utility repairs.