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Stages and Schedule


Stage 1 A: June 2009 - March 2010 - Completed
  • Construct Duffield/St. Paul's Avenues intersection
  • Construct pre-loading at west end of project between Charlotte and Duffield Avenues
  • Begin construction of mainline Viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue and Loop Ramp D
  • Begin construction of Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp
  • Begin construction of the Tonnele Avenue bridges over NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks
Description of Ramps:
Loop Ramp D - Will pass over the Tonnele Circle, pass under Ramp I and the mainline Route 1&9T before tying into Route 1&9T southbound
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street
Stage 1 B: March 2010 - October 2011 - Completed
  • Construct Ramp A bridge
  • Continue construction of mainline Viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue and Loop Ramp D
  • Continue construction of Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp
  • Construct the crossover ramp, Ramp B and Ramp G
  • Construct and complete the Route 1&9T bridge over Charlotte Avenue
  • Construct Ramp H
  • Continue construction of the Tonnele Avenue bridges over NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks
Description of Ramps:
Ramp A - Will connect Route 1&9T northbound and St. Paul's and James Avenues to Route 7 westbound
Loop Ramp D - Will pass over the Tonnele Circle, pass under Ramp I and the mainline Route 1&9T before tying into Route 1&9T southbound
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street
Crossover Ramp - Will extend eastward from Ramp A to the split of Ramp B and the mainline Route 1&9T near Charlotte Avenue
Ramp B - Will exit the mainline west of Charlotte Avenue and pass over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C, proceeding toward the existing connection at the Tonnele Circle
Ramp G - Will connect Route 1&9T southbound with Charlotte Avenue immediately north of the Route 1&9T/Newark Avenue intersection
Ramp H - Route 1&9T southbound ramp that will connect the Tonnele Avenue bridge over NJ TRANSIT to the mainline Viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue
Stage 1 C: July 2010 - February 2011- Completed
  • Shift Charlotte Avenue southbound traffic to the Charlotte Avenue southbound ramp
  • Open Ramp A for Route 7 westbound traffic from St. Paul's Avenue only
  • Construct the Route 1&9T mainline over Charlotte Avenue
  • Connect Ramp G from Route 1&9T mainline over Charlotte Avenue to the Charlotte Avenue southbound ramp
  • Continue superstructure construction of bridges Ramp B, Ramp C and Route 1&9T mainline Viaduct
  • Construct Ramp H, between Tonnele Avenue and the Route 1&9T southbound Viaduct
  • Construct the western remainder of the Tonnele Avenue bridges over NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks
  • Modify the interim traffic signal system at Tonnele Circle
  • Construct the piers of the Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp adjacent to the proposed westerly curbline of Tonnele Avenue

Description of Ramps:
Ramp A - Will connect Route 1&9T northbound and St. Paul's and James Avenues to Route 7 westbound
Ramp G - Will connect Route 1&9T southbound with Charlotte Avenue immediately north of the Route 1&9T/Newark Avenue intersection
Ramp B - Will exit the mainline west of Charlotte Avenue and pass over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C, proceeding toward the existing connection at the Tonnele Circle
Ramp C - Will extend from Charlotte Avenue to the mainline Viaduct, this ramp will replace the connection to the existing Viaduct by collecting the traffic from Route 1&9T northbound and from Route 7 eastbound
Ramp H - Route 1&9T southbound ramp that will connect the Tonnele Avenue bridge over NJ TRANSIT to the mainline Viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street

Stage 1 D: February 2011 - July 2011 - Completed
  • Continue construction of the northbound and southbound Viaducts and the Ramp C and Ramp B Viaducts
  • Complete construction of the Route 1&9T mainline bridge over Charlotte Avenue
  • Divert southbound Tonnele Avenue traffic from its Stage 1C location to the Stage 1D location along the west curbline
  • Construct the proposed median barrier of Tonnele Avenue and proposed Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp piers
  • Shift Route 1&9T southbound and Route 7 traffic to the new Route 1&9T southbound

Description of Ramps:
Ramp C - Will extend from Charlotte Avenue to the mainline Viaduct, this ramp will replace the connection to the existing Viaduct by collecting the traffic from Route 1&9T northbound and from Route 7 eastbound
Ramp B - Will exit the mainline west of Charlotte Avenue and pass over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C, proceeding toward the existing connection at the Tonnele Circle
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street

Stage 2 A: April 2010 - October 2011 - Completed
  • Complete construction of Ramp C between Ramp B bridge and the Tonnele Circle
  • Complete construction of mainline Viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue and Loop Ramp D
  • Complete construction of Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp
  • Complete construction of the Tonnele Avenue bridges over NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks
Description of Ramps:
Ramp C -
Will extend from Charlotte Avenue to the mainline Viaduct, this ramp will replace the connection to the existing Viaduct by collecting the traffic from Route 1&9T northbound and from Route 7 eastbound
Ramp B - Will exit the mainline west of Charlotte Avenue and pass over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C, proceeding toward the existing connection at the Tonnele Circle
Loop Ramp D - Will pass over the Tonnele Circle, pass under Ramp I and the mainline Route 1&9T before tying into Route 1&9T southbound
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street
Stage 2 B: October 2011 - March 2012 - Completed
  • Shift Route 1&9T southbound and Route 7 traffic to the new Route 1&9T southbound
  • Shift Route 1&9T northbound and Route 7 traffic to the new mainline Viaduct and the Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp
  • Close the St. Paul's Avenue Viaduct westbound to traffic
  • Begin construction of the reconfigured Tonnele Circle
Description of Ramps:
Route 1&9T Flyover Ramp - Will extend from Route 1&9T northbound passing over Tonnele Avenue, NJ TRANSIT and Conrail railroad tracks and ends in the area of Spruce Street
Stage 3 A: March 2012 - October 2012 - Completed
  • Close existing access from the Tonnele Circle to the Pulaski Skyway
  • Begin construction of Ramp I bridge over Ramp D
  • Begin construction of Ramp D bridge over the Tonnele Circle
  • Complete construction of Ramp B bridge over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C
  • Complete construction of Ramp C construction at Charlotte Avenue
  • Complete demolition of existing Viaduct
  • Construct connection of Ramp B Viaduct to the Ramps B/C approach to Tonnele Avenue
Description of Ramps:
Ramp I - Will cross over Loop Ramp D and the combined Ramp B/C before tying into the existing Pulaski Skyway westbound lanes, this ramp will replace the existing ramp
Ramp D - Will pass over the Tonnele Circle, pass under Ramp I and the mainline Route 1&9T before tying into Route 1&9T southbound
Ramp B - Will exit the mainline west of Charlotte Avenue and pass over Charlotte Avenue and Ramp C, proceeding toward the existing connection at the Tonnele Circle
Ramp C - Will extend from Charlotte Avenue to the mainline Viaduct, this ramp will replace the connection to the existing Viaduct by collecting the traffic from Route 1&9T northbound and from Route 7 eastbound
Stage 3 B: July 2012 - October 2012 - Completed
  • Construct Ramp E between St. Paul's Avenue and Ramp D
  • Complete construction of Ramp I bridge over Ramp D
  • Open access from southbound Tonnele Avenue to the Pulaski Skyway
  • Complete construction of Ramp D bridge over the Tonnele Circle
Description of Ramps:
Ramp E - Will extend northward from St. Paul's Avenue to Ramp D, providing access to mainline Route 1&9T
Ramp D - Will pass over the Tonnele Circle, pass under Ramp I and the mainline Route 1&9T before tying into Route 1&9T southbound
Ramp I - Will cross over Loop Ramp D and the combined Ramp B/C before tying into the existing Pulaski Skyway westbound lanes, this ramp will replace the existing ramp
Stage 3 C: November 2012 - January 2013 - Completed
  • Complete construction of the reconfigured Tonnele Circle
  • Open access from the Tonnele Circle to the Pulaski Skyway
 
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  Last Updated:  September 6, 2013