Route 440 northbound ramp to Route 9/
Garden State Parkway overnight closure
for bridge project
Traffic will be detoured for two nights in Woodbridge
(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the full closure for two nights this week of the Route 440 northbound ramp to Route 9/Garden State Parkway (GSP) northbound, as the Route 440 Bridges over Route 9/GSP project advances in Woodbridge.
Beginning at 11 p.m. Thursday, September 28 until 5 a.m. the next day, and again from 11 p.m. Friday, September 29 until 5 a.m. the next day, NJDOT’s contractor, Ritacco Construction, Inc. will close the Route 440northbound ramp to Route 9 northbound/GSP northbound, for bridge deck replacement preparation work. The following detour will be in place.
Route 440 northbound to Route 9/Garden State Parkway northbound Detour:
- Motorists on Route 440 northbound will be directed to take the Smith Street exit
- Continue on CR656/Smith Street
- Bear right for the Route 9 northbound/Route 440 northbound exit.
- Stay left to continue on Route 9 northbound
- Keep left on Route 9 northbound for the Garden State Parkway northbound exit
The $14 million federally-funded Route 440 Bridges over Route 9/Garden State Parkway project which started construction in May 2017 will replace the seven-span bridge deck, approach slabs, guiderails, parapets, bridge bearings and repair the substructure. The bridge replacement project is expected to be completed in late 2018.
Construction and detour signing will be utilized to direct motorists of all traffic pattern changes associated with this bridge deck replacement work.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weatheror other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info.