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Traffic Regulations

Orders of the Commissioner of Transportation


Speed Limits for State Roads


Route US 1

(a)

The rate of speed designated for the certain parts of State Highway Route US 1 described in this subsection are hereby designated and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed:

1.

In Mercer County:

NOTE: State Highway Route US 1 is under Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 0.00 to 0.60.

i.  In the City of Trenton:

(1)

For both directions of traffic

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission-New Jersey Department of Transportation jurisdictional line (Conover Alley) and Strawberry Street (approximate mileposts 0.60 to 3.0); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between Strawberry Street and the City of Trenton-Lawrence Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 3.0 to 3.20); thence

ii. In the Township of Lawrence:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the City of Trenton-Lawrence Township corporate line and the Lawrence Township-West Windsor Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 3.20 to 8.01); thence

iii. In the Township of West Windsor:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Lawrence Township-West Windsor Township corporate line and the West Windsor Township-Plainsboro Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 8.01 to 11.97); thence

2.

In Middlesex County:

i. In the Township of Plainsboro:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1:55 MPH between the West Windsor Township-Plainsboro Township corporate line and the Plainsboro Township-South Brunswick Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 11.97 to 14.04); thence

ii. In the Township of South Brunswick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the Plainsboro Township-South Brunswick Township corporate line and the South Brunswick Township-North Brunswick Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 14.04 to 20.52); thence

iii. In the Township of North Brunswick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the South Brunswick Township-North Brunswick Township corporate line and 700 feet north of Rittenhouse Court (approximate mileposts 20.52 to 24.03); thence

(B) Zone 2: 50 MPH between 700 feet north of Rittenhouse Court and the North Brunswick Township-City of New Brunswick corporate line (approximate mileposts 24.03 to 26.70); thence

iv. In the City of New Brunswick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the North Brunswick Township-City of New Brunswick corporate line and the City of

New Brunswick-Edison Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 26.70 to 27.90); thence

v. In the Township of Edison:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the City of New Brunswick-Edison Township corporate line and the Edison Township-Woodbridge Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 27.90 to 33.81); thence

vi. In the Township of Woodbridge:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Edison Township-Woodbridge Township corporate line and the intersection of Route US 1 and Route US 9 (approximate mileposts 33.81 to 35.97); thence

NOTE: State Highway Route US 1 is coincident with State Highway Route US 9 from its junction with US 9 to the intersection of West Harriet Avenue (approximate mileposts 35.97 to 62.73). See Route US 1&9 for speed limits in this section.

NOTE: State Highway Route US 1 (approximate mileposts 62.80 to 64.88) is coincident with State Highway Route US 46 (approximate mileposts 72.15 to 74.18). See Route US 46 for speed limits in this section.

(b)

Truck speed limit differential, Route US 1 in accordance with the provision of c. 100, Laws 1960, 45 MPH is hereby established and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed for trucks of a registered weight of 10,000 pounds and over for those parts of State highway route number US 1 described herein below where the maximum legal rate of speed, by regulation or statute, is 50 MPH.

1.

In Middlesex County:

i. In the Township of North Brunswick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the Route US 1-Route US 130 traffic circle and the North Brunswick Township-New Brunswick City corporate line (approximate mileposts 24.64 to 26.62); thence

ii. In the City of New Brunswick:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the North Brunswick Township-New Brunswick City corporate line and the New Brunswick City-Edison Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 26.62 to 27.90); thence

iii. In the Township of Edison:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the New Brunswick City-Edison Township corporate line and the northerly end of the Raritan River Bridge (approximate mileposts 27.90 to 28.05); thence

(B) Zone 2: 45 MPH between a point 290 feet north of the centerline of Plainfield Avenue and the Edison Township-Woodbridge Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 29.11 to 33.81); thence

iv. In the Township of Woodbridge:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the Edison Township-Woodbridge Township corporate line and the intersection of Route US 9 (approximate mileposts 33.81 to 35.89).

 

 
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