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Traffic Regulations

Orders of the Commissioner of Transportation


Speed Limits for State Roads


Route I-78

(a)

The rate of speed designated for the certain parts of State Highway Route I-78 described in this subsection are hereby established and adopted as the maximum legal rate of speed:

1.

In Warren County:

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is under Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 0.00 to 4.16.

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is coincident with State Highway Route US 22 from approximate mileposts 4.16 to 18.34.

i. In the Township of Greenwich:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH between the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission-New Jersey Department of Transportation jurisdictional line and the Greenwich Township corporate line-Franklin Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 4.16 to 6.90); thence

ii. In the Township of Franklin:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 6.90 to 7.05); thence

2.

In Hunterdon County:

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is coincident with State Highway Route US 22 from approximate mileposts 4.16 to 18.34.

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is coincident with State Highway Route NJ 173 from approximate mileposts 15.01 to 16.24.

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is coincident with State Highway Route NJ 173 Westbound from approximate mileposts 15.07 to 15.51.

i. In the Borough of Bloomsbury:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 7.05 to 7.68); thence

ii. In the Township of Bethlehem:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 7.68 to 11.32); thence

iii. In the Township of Union:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 11.32 to 16.06); thence

iv. In the Township of Franklin:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 16.06 to 16.20); thence

v. In the Town of Clinton:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 16.20 to 17.21); thence

vi. In the Township of Clinton:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 17.21 to 20.12 and mileposts 21.12 to 23.10); thence

vii. In the Borough of Lebanon:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 20.12 to 21.12); thence

viii. In Readington Township:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 23.10 to 24.48 and mileposts 25.50 to 26.70); thence

ix. In Tewksbury Township:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 24.48 to 25.50); thence

3.

In Somerset County:

i. In the Township of Bedminster:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 26.70 to 31.58); thence

ii. In the Township of Bridgewater:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 31.58 to 32.47); thence

iii. In the Township of Bernards:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 32.47 to 34.58); thence

iv. In the Township of Warren:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 34.58 to 41.25); thence

v. In the Borough of Watchung:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 41.25 to 42.74); thence

4.

In Union County:

i. In the Township of Berkeley Heights:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 42.74 to 45.90); thence

ii. City of Summit and Mountainside Borough:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 45.90 to 47.15); thence

Begin Route I-78 and I-78 Express

1.

In Union County:

i. In the Township of Springfield:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within corporate limits (approximate mileposts 47.15 to 50.23 and mileposts 50.48 to 50.58); thence

ii. In the Township of Union:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 50.58 to 53.34); thence

iii. In the Township of Hillside:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 53.34 to 54.40); thence

2.

In Essex County:

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is under New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 58.58 to 66.75.

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is under Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 66.75 to 67.83 (end of route).

i. In the Township of Millburn:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 50.23 to 50.48); thence

ii. In the Township of Irvington:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 54.40 to 54.57); thence

iii. In the City of Newark:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH between the Township of Irvington corporate line City of Newark corporate line and Bergen Street (approximate mileposts 54.57 to 55.94); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between Bergen Street and the New Jersey Department of Transportation - New Jersey Turnpike Authority and Newark Bay Extension jurisdictional line (approximate mileposts 55.94 to 58.58).

Route I-78 Local

1.

In Union County:

i. In the Township of Springfield:

(1)

For the eastbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH between Quarry Road and the Springfield Township corporate line-Millburn Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 48.54 to 50.23); thence

(B) Zone 2: 65 MPH between the Millburn Township – Springfield Township corporate line and the Springfield Township – Union Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 50.42 to 50.58); thence

(2)

For the westbound direction of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 55 MPH between the I-78 – Route NJ 24 interchange and 1540  feet west of Main Street (County Route 577) (approximate mileposts 49.28 to 49.78); thence

(B) Zone 2: 65 MPH between  1540 feet west of Main Street (County Route 577) and the Springfield Township – Millburn Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 49.78 to 50.23); thence

(C) Zone 3: 65 MPH between the Springfield Township – Millburn Township corporate line and Springfield Township – Union Township corporate line (approximate mileposts 50.48 to 50.58); thence

ii. In the Township of Union:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 50.58 to 53.34); thence

iii. In the Township of Hillside:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 53.34 to 54.40); thence

5.

In Essex County:

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is under New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 58.58 to 66.75.

NOTE: State Highway Route I-78 is under Port Authority of NY & NJ (PANYNJ) jurisdiction from approximate mileposts 66.75 to 67.83 (end of route).

i. In the Township of Millburn:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 50.23 to 50.48); thence

ii. In the Township of Irvington:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH within the corporate limits (approximate mileposts 54.40 to 54.57); thence

iii. In the City of Newark:

(1)

For both directions of traffic:

(A) Zone 1: 65 MPH between the Township of Irvington corporate line– City of Newark corporate line and Bergen Street (approximate mileposts 54.57 to 55.94); thence

(B) Zone 2: 55 MPH between Bergen Street and the New Jersey Department of Transportation–New Jersey Turnpike Authority and Newark Bay Extension jurisdictional line (approximate mileposts 55.94 to 58.50).

 

 

 
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