PISCATAWAY, NJ – Ramp closures are slated to begin on Monday, July 20 as contractors begin a 7-mile road resurfacing project along Route 287 through Piscataway.

Department of Transportation officials said that the Northbound Roadway Repair project will begin at Exit 5 CR 529/Stelton Road in South Plainfield in Middlesex County and include the ramps in Piscataway and Franklin, ending at the bridge over CR 533/Main Street just before Exit 13A in Bridgewater, Somerset County.

Overnight ramp and lane closures can be expected for roadway milling and paving. Between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm, crews will make upgrades to northbound ramps, replacing or repairing curbs and inlets as necessary, adding rumble strips and making other improvements.

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The $13.4 million project is expected to be finished by the fall of 2020 and will extend pavement life, improve safety and enhance ride quality for motorists, said DOT officials.

Southbound lanes and ramps through the area are scheduled for resurfacing and repairs in 2021 under a separate contract.

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