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DIRECTIONS TO THE
DIVISION OF PENSIONS AND BENEFITS

THE DIVISION OF PENSIONS AND BENEFITS COUNSELING SERVICES

The Division of Pensions and Benefits offers individual counseling services to members of the retirement systems and other benefit programs. Counselors are available by appointment from 7:40 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (except State holidays). Counseling appointments can be made online at: www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/

The office is located at:

One State Street Square
50 West State Street, 1st Floor
Trenton, New Jersey

Telephone Counselors are available at (609) 292-7524 from 7:30 to 4:30 Monday-Friday (except State holidays).


DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE DIVISION OF PENSIONS AND BENEFITS

The Division of Pensions and Benefits is located at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square), which is a half block east of the State House.

The directions below will take you to the offices of the Division of Pensions and Benefits.  Visitors must use the front entrance of the building (on West State Street). Check in with the guard in the main lobby where you will be directed to the Office of Client Services.

Parking: Metered, on-street parking is available in the blocks surrounding our building. Pay parking lots and parking ramps are also available throughout downtown Trenton.

From Northeast New Jersey via U.S. Route 1:

Take U.S. Route 1 South toward Trenton. Just north of Trenton Route 1 splits into 2 roads. Stay to the left (do not use Route 1 Alternate). From Route 1 take the Perry Street exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Perry Street. At the fourth traffic light after turning onto Perry Street turn left onto Warren Street. At the second traffic light, turn right onto West State Street. Our offices are located on the right, just before the next traffic light, at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square).

From Northeast New Jersey via the NJ Turnpike:

Take the NJ Turnpike South to Exit 7A. Follow Interstate 195 West until it ends, then follow the signs for N.J. Route 29.  After passing through a tunnel and two traffic lights, take the Calhoun Street exit. At the first traffic light turn right onto West State Street. Proceed through the next traffic light and our offices will be on the left at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square).

From Northeast New Jersey via Route 1

Take U.S. Route 1 South toward Trenton. Just north of Trenton, Route 1 splits into 2 roads. Stay to the left (do not use Route 1 Alternate). From Route 1 take the Perry Street exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Perry Street. At the fourth traffic light after turning onto Perry Street turn left onto Warren Street. At the second traffic light turn right onto West State Street. Our offices are located on the right, just before the next traffic light, at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square).

From Northwest New Jersey 

Take N.J. Route 31 South to Interstate 95 South to Exit 1 (Interstate 95 and Route 29). Follow N.J. Route 29 South for 5 miles to the Calhoun Street exit. At the first traffic light, turn right onto West State Street. Proceed through the next traffic light and our offices will be on the left at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square).  

From Southern New Jersey

If using the NJ Turnpike, take Exit 7A and follow the directions from Northeast New Jersey via the NJ Turnpike (above).

If using Interstate 295 North, take Exit 60 to N.J. Route 29 and follow the directions for using U.S. Route 206 North (below) beginning with Route 29.

If using U.S. Route 206 North, about 4 miles before reaching center-city Trenton take the Interstate 295 exit but, once on the interstate highway, follow the signs for N.J. Route 29, not Interstate 295. After passing through a tunnel and two traffic lights, take the Calhoun Street exit. At the first traffic light turn right onto West State Street. Proceed through the next traffic light and our offices will be on the left at 50 West State Street (One State Street Square).

From the New Jersey Shore Areas

Take Interstate 195 West, then follow the directions from Northeast New Jersey via the NJ Turnpike (above).


DIRECTIONS FROM THE TRENTON AMTRAK AND NJ TRANSIT TRAIN STATION
AND THE RIVER LINE LIGHT RAIL

Walking Directions from the Trenton Train Station:

The Trenton Train Station is located at the corner of Raoul Wallenberg Boulevard and South Clinton Avenue. Upon leaving the main entrance, go left to the corner and then turn right to walk north up South Clinton Avenue. A cemetery will be on your left and you will pass the Department of Personnel and then the Department of Labor, Unemployment Office, on your right. Walk to the traffic light at East State Street. Turn left and walk west on East State Street. You will pass the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Building, cross a short bridge over the U.S. Route 1 freeway, and pass Trenton City Hall. Continue on East State Street crossing Broad Street. When you cross Warren Street, East State Street becomes West State Street. Continue on West State Street to 50 West State Street in the second block on the right. The Division of Pensions and Benefits is located at 50 West State Street at the corner with Willow Street. Check in with the guard in the main lobby for directions to our reception and counseling area.

This walk should take you approximately 20 to 30 minutes.

By Bus from the Trenton Train Station:

If you prefer, you may ride one of the buses that travel between the Trenton Train Station and West State and Willow Streets. The bus stop closest to the Train Station on Clinton Avenue is the waiting point for such buses. Although some buses that make that stop DO NOT go near the Division of Pensions and Benefits, the buses numbered 601, 606, or 609 take you near the Division's offices. As of January 2011, the usual adult fare is $1.50 per trip but NJ Transit does have reduced fares for senior citizens and passengers with disabilities presenting a "Reduced Fare Card." Check with NJ Transit at 1-800-772-2222 regarding fares.

By Taxi from the Trenton Train Station:

Taxi cab service is available at the Walnut Street exit of the Train Station.


DIRECTIONS WHEN LEAVING THE DIVISION OF PENSIONS AND BENEFITS

To Northeast New Jersey via the NJ Turnpike:

Turn left out of the parking garage onto Chancery Lane. At the corner, turn left onto Hanover Street. At the second traffic light turn left onto Calhoun Street. Follow signs for N.J. Route 29 South. After passing through a tunnel, continue on Route 29 until it ends and becomes Interstate 195 East. Follow Interstate 195 East and take Exit 6 for the NJ Turnpike.

To Northeast New Jersey via U.S. Route 1:

Turn left out of the parking garage onto Chancery Lane. At the corner, turn left onto Hanover Street. Turn right at the first corner onto Barnes Street. Turn right at the next corner onto Bank Street (which will become Perry Street after one block). After passing 5 traffic lights, you will see a sign for Princeton/New York. Turn right at the sign onto the ramp which leads to U.S. Route 1 North.

To Northwest New Jersey:

Turn left out of the parking garage onto Chancery Lane. At the corner, turn left onto Hanover Street. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Calhoun Street. Immediately after passing the next traffic light, take the exit for N.J. Route 29 North on the right. Follow Route 29 North for 5 miles to the exit for Interstate 95 North. Follow I-95 North and take Exit 4B for N.J. Route 31 North.

To Southern New Jersey:

Turn left out of the parking garage onto Chancery Lane. At the corner, turn left onto Hanover Street. At the second traffic light turn left onto Calhoun Street. Follow the signs for N.J. Route 29 South. After passing through a tunnel, continue on Route 29 until it ends and becomes Interstate 195 East.

If using Interstate 295 South, take Exit 60A.

If using U.S. Route 206 South, take Exit 1A.

If using the NJ Turnpike, continue on Interstate 195 East and take Exit 6.

To the New Jersey Shore:

Follow the directions to Northeast Jersey via the NJ Turnpike (above), but continue on Interstate 195 East instead of taking the exit for the NJ Turnpike.

 
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