NJDOT announces ramp closures
along I-295 northbound in Camden County
Major highway rehabilitation continues in Camden
and Gloucester counties
(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced a series of upcoming ramp closures to accommodate the ongoing Interstate 295 rehabilitation project in Camden and Gloucester counties.
NJDOT’s construction contractor, a joint venture of Pierson Construction and South State, will be milling and paving the I-295 northbound ramps to Route 30 eastbound and westbound in Haddon Heights and Barrington this Thursday, Friday and Monday nights.
On Thursday, October 6 and Monday, October 10, NJDOT will close the ramp to Route 30 eastbound (Exit 29A) from 9 p.m. to approximately 1 a.m., at which time the ramp will be reopened and the ramp to Route 30 westbound (Exit 29B) will be closed until approximately 5 a.m.
On Friday, October 7 NJDOT will close the ramp to Route 30 eastbound from 9 p.m. to approximately 1 a.m., at which time the ramp will be reopened and the ramp to Route 30 westbound will be closed to approximately 9 a.m.
• During the overnight ramp closures I-295 northbound motorists destined for Route 30 will be directed via Dynamic Message Signs to Exit 31 to Oak Avenue to Warrick Road to Route 30 in either direction.
NJDOT is rehabilitating an eight-mile stretch of I-295 in both directions between Route 45 (Exit 24) in Gloucester County and Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Exit 32) in Camden County. Construction began on the $70 million project in June 2009 and is scheduled for completion in summer 2012.
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 for construction updates and real-time travel information.