Garden State Parkway Mostly Closed Due to Flooding
Officials have closed much of the Garden State Parkway because of flooding.
The parkway is to be closed south of Exit 129, where the road meets the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge as of 4 p.m. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has already closed the stretch of the Parkway from Exit 63 in Stafford Township to its southern terminus in Cape May.
Meanwhile, speed limits on the southern stretches of the New Jersey Turnpike were lowered to 45 mph. And motorcycles and car-pulled trailers were banned from the roadway.
The turnpike was also closed Monday evening from Interchange 14 in Newark through Interchange 14C in Jersey City. Scores of local roads were also closed.
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