SPARTA, NJ – Route 15 will be closed in both directions tonight, Wednesday August 14 from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Thursday, August 15 between Houses Corner Road/Limecrest Road and Wilson Drive/White Lake Road, according to an announcement by Sparta Police Department. This closure was originally scheduled for Tuesday.

Also on Wednesday, August 14 through Friday, August 16 Main Street will be closed from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. from the Sparta Municipal Parking Lot to Glen Road. 

Detours will be posted for both construction sites, police said.

The Route 15 bridges over Main Street/CR 517 are being replaced according to New Jersey Department of Transportation officials.  Construction will involve lane closures and lane shifts on Route 15 in the area of the bridges.  The $4.1 million project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2020 according to NJ DOT. Alerts will be posted on their 511 website.