Road closure required for decking replacement project

Union, NJ -  New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Route 22 westbound Rosemont Avenue exit in Union will be closed.

There will be a detour for Rosemont Avenue starting on Friday, August 7.

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· Traffic will be detoured using Wewanna Avenue and Lansdowne Avenue

· Access will be maintained for emergency vehicles

The $2 million project will be replacing the existing bridge deck, sidewalk, parapets and fencing. The project will be constructed in stages beginning with the new deck and parapets. Each stage will re-construct approximately one third of the bridge deck at a time. For most of the project the Rosemont Ave exit from Route 22 westbound will be closed and the entrance to Route 22 westbound will limited to Emergency Vehicles only. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained during daytime hours for the entirety of the project.

The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information.