SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two construction projects are detouring traffic this week in South Orange.

Due to construction, Valley Street between 4th Street and Massel Terrace will be closed today, Wednesday, April 14.  All traffic will be detoured up to Academy Street (except for large trucks and buses).

Due to construction at the Vose and Taylor multiuse building, Vose Avenue from South Orange Avenue to Taylor Place will have delays and closures between four weekdays: April 15, 16, 19 and 20. Access to local businesses will still be available, however commuters are advised to avoid the area.

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