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Traffic Regulations

Orders of the Commissioner of Transportation


Speed Limits for State Roads


Route US 1 & 9

(a)

The rate of speed designated for the certain parts of State Highway Route US 1&9 described in this subsection are hereby established and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed:

NOTE: See State Highway Route US 1 for mileposts 0.00 to 35.97.

1.

In Middlesex County:

i. In the Township of Woodbridge:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the junction of Route US 9 and the Woodbridge Township – City of Rahway corporate line at Randolph Avenue (approximate mileposts 35.97 to 38.34); thence

2.

In Union County:

i. In the City of Rahway:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the Woodbridge Township – City of Rahway corporate line at Randolph Avenue and the Rahway City-Linden City corporate line (approximate mileposts 38.34 to 39.69); thence

ii. In the City of Linden:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the City of Rahway - City of Linden corporate line and Pleasant Street (approximate mileposts 39.69 to 40.16); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between Pleasant Street and 500 feet south of Stiles Street (approximate mileposts 40.16 to 40.84); thence

(C) Zone 3: 35 MPH between 500 feet south of Stiles Street and 500 feet north of Woodlawn Avenue (approximate mileposts 40.84 to 41.35); thence

(D) Zone 4: 40 MPH between 500 feet north of Woodlawn Avenue and 1,000 feet north of West Brook Drive (approximate mileposts 41.35 to 41.73); thence

(E) Zone 5: 45 MPH between 1,000 feet north of West Brook Drive and the City of Linden – City of Elizabeth corporate line (approximate mileposts 41.73 to 42.93); thence

iii. In the City of Elizabeth:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the City of Linden – City of Elizabeth corporate line and the Bayway traffic circle (approximate mileposts 42.93 to 43.11); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between the Bayway traffic circle and 100 feet north of North Avenue (approximate mileposts 43.11 to 45.46); thence

(C) Zone 3: 50 MPH between 100 feet north of North Avenue and the City of Elizabeth – City of Newark corporate line (approximate mileposts 45.46 to 46.20); thence

3.

In Essex County:

i. In the City of Newark:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the City of Elizabeth - City of Newark corporate line and the southernmost end of the Pulaski Skyway-Foundry Street ramp (approximate mileposts 46.20 to 51.18); thence

(B) Zone 2: 45 MPH between the southernmost end of the Pulaski Skyway-Foundry Street Ramp and the City of Newark – Town of Kearny corporate line (approximate mileposts 51.18 to 51.86); thence

4.

In Hudson County:

i. In the Town of Kearny:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the City of Newark – Town of Kearny corporate line and the Town of Kearny – City of Jersey City corporate line (approximate mileposts 51.86 to 53.06); thence

ii. In the City of Jersey City:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the Town of Kearny - City of Jersey City corporate line and the Tonnele Avenue traffic circle (approximate mileposts 53.06 to 54.62); thence

(B) Zone 2: 40 MPH between the Tonnele Avenue traffic circle and the City of Jersey City - North Bergen Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 54.62 to 56.26); thence

iii. In the Township of North Bergen:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 40 MPH between the City of Jersey City - North Bergen Township corporate line and the North Bergen Township - Fairview Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 56.26 to 60.63); thence

5.

In Bergen County:

NOTE: State Highway Route US 1&9 is coincident with State Highway Route US 46 from approximate mileposts 62.80 to 64.88.

i. In the Borough of Fairview:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the North Bergen Township - Fairview Borough corporate line and the Fairview Borough - Ridgefield Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 60.63 to 61.35); thence

ii. In the Borough of Ridgefield:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the Fairview Borough - Ridgefield Borough corporate line and Marion Place (approximate mileposts 61.35 to 61.88); thence

(B) Zone 2: 30 MPH between Marion Place and 250 feet south of Banta Place (approximate mileposts 61.88 to 62.20); thence

(C) Zone 3: 35 MPH between 250 feet south of Banta Place and the Ridgefield Borough - Palisades Park Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 62.20 to 62.70); thence

iii. In the Borough of Palisades Park:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 35 MPH between the Ridgefield Borough - Palisades Park Borough corporate line and West Harriet Avenue (approximate mileposts 62.70 to 62.73); thence

(B) Zone 2: 50 MPH between the interchange of Route US 1 and 9 and Route US 46 interchange and the Palisades Park Borough – Fort Lee Borough corporate line (approximate mileposts 62.80 to 63.84); thence

iv.  In the Borough of Fort Lee:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 50 MPH between the Palisades Park Borough – Fort Lee Borough corporate line and Route NJ 63 (approximate mileposts 63.84 to 63.95); thence

(B) Zone 2: 45 MPH between Route NJ 63 and the New Jersey Department of Transportation – Port Authority of New York & New Jersey jurisdictional line (George Washington Bridge) (approximate mileposts 63.95 to 64.88).

NOTE: State Highway Route US 1&9 is coincident with State Highway Route I-95 (New Jersey Turnpike) and under Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 64.88 to 66.06 (end of route) (New York – New Jersey State line).

(b)

Truck speed limit differential, Route US 1&9 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/US 9 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 Woodbridge:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the intersection of Route US 9 and the Woodbridge Township-Rahway City corporate line (approximate mileposts 35.89 to 38.34); thence

2.

In Union County:

i. In the City of Rahway:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 45 MPH between the Woodbridge Township-Rahway City corporate line and a point 75 north of the centerline of Edgar Street for the northbound roadway and a point 300 feet south of the centerline of Lawrence Street for the southbound roadway (approximate mileposts 38.34 to 38.72).

 

 
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