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NJ Traffic: Road Closures, Flooding and More in Sandy’s Aftermath

Sandy left fallen trees, downed power lines and massive flooding on NJ’s roadways. See the current road conditions. We are constantly updating this post so check back frequently. Or Listen Live for traffic reports every 15  minutes.

Facebook photo via Jersey Shore Hurricane News of Fisher Blvd in Toms River
Facebook photo via Jersey Shore Hurricane News of Fisher Blvd in Toms River

ON 195

@1:20 P.M. In Wall Township: A 195 off-ramp is closed due to flooding westbound to Exit 35/ Route 34 in Wall.

ON 130

@1:15 p.m. in Brooklawn: Flooding has all lanes closed in BOTH directions on route 130  at 47.

ON ROUTE 202

@1:10 p.m. in Bernardsville: Fallen trees, utility poles on route 202 has all lanes closed in both directions between 523 / Hillside Ave/ Lamington Road in Bedminster Township and CR 525 / Mount Airy Road/ Anderson Road in Bernardsville.

ON ROUTE 45 in Mannington Township: Flooding on route 45 has all lanes closed, detoured in BOTH directions north of 49 in Mannington Township.

ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY:

@1 p.m. in Pleasantville: The Atlantic City Expressway is closed due to flooding eastbound. All traffic must exit at Exit 5.

ON INTERSTATE 295

@12:20 p.m. in Lawrence Township: A fallen tree is causing a partial ramp closure on 295 northbound at US-1 Exit 67.

ROUTE 29

@12:30 p.m. in Trenton: Route 29 is closed northbound at Cass Street/ Thunder Road due to a downed tree, wires.

@12:30 p.m. in Ewing: Route 29 is closed in BOTH directions between 95 and River Road over Jacobs Creek due to a fallen tree.

ON INTERSTATE 95

@12:25 p.m. in Ewing: A fallen tree has ramps closed on 95 southbound at Route 29 / Exit 1.

ON ROUTE 35:

****Drivers should avoid route 35,  due to floodings, road blockages and downed poles and trees.****

@12:10 p.m. in Hazlet: Downed wires have all lanes closed in both directions on route 35 south of CR 3 / Broadway in Keyport.

@12:10 p.m. in Brielle: A fallen tree on route 35 northbound has all lanes closed at the Brielle traffic circle between Higgins Avenue and Route 34.

@12:10 p.m. in Aberdeen: Flooding on route 35 has all lanes closed northbound between County Road and CR-689/ Laurence Parkway.

Also in Aberdeen: Flooding on route 35 has all lanes closed in both directions between CR-6A/ Cliffwoood Ave and County Road.

@12:10 p.m. in Stewartsville: A downed utility pole and trees have route 35 shut down in both directions with all alens closed between cr 524 / Allaire Road and 18th Avenue in Wall Township.

@12:10  p.m. in Holmdel: Route 35 is closed in both directions due to a downed utility pole on Union Avenue.

@12:10 p.m. in Belmar: A sinkhole on route 35 is causing closures in both directions btween 138 in Wall and 71/ H Street in Belmar. All lanes are closed in both directions.

@12:10 p.m. in Hazlet: A downed pole, wires are causing closures on route 35 between Miller Avenue and Union Avenue/ Centerville Road.

@12:10 p.m. in Wall Township: All lanes are closed on route 35 in both directions between 18th Avenue in Belmar and CR 524 / Allaire Road due to a downed utility pole and trees.

@12:10 p.m. in South Amboy: Route 35 has all lanes closed, detoured between Lorraine Avenue and CR-689 / Laurence Parkway due to flooding at the Morgan Drawbridge in Old Bridge.

@12:10 p.m. in Pt. Pleasant Beach: Route 35 is closed due to flooding southbound from south of Johnson Street in Bay Head to North of Curtis Point Drive in Mantoloking.

@12:10 p.m. in Seaside Park: Flooding has all lanes closed southbound at Route 35 between Bay Boulevard and Route 37. A detour is in place.

ON ROUTE 88

@12 p.m. in Lakewood: Downed wires on route 88 have all lanes closed, detoured in both drections between Clover Street and New Hampshire Avenue.

ON ROUTE 71

@12 p.m. in Long Branch: Downed wires have caused a road closure on route 71 in both directions at Park Avenue.

@12 p.m. in Bradley Beach: Downed tree and fallen wires have caused a road closure on route 71 in both directions in the area south of 33/ Corlies Avenue in Bradley Beach.

ON ROUTE 37:

@11:55 a.m. in Toms River: The Eastbound lanes of the Tunney-Mathis Bridge is closed due to weather conditions.

ON ROUTE 36:

@11:55 a.m. in Union Beach: Flooding on route 36 has caused closures in both directions south of Cr-39/ Union Avenue.

@11:55 a.m. in Highlands: Flooding has caused a route 36 closure in both directions between the Highlands Bridge / Shrewsbury River Bridge to CR 520/ Rumson Road in Sea Bright.

@11:55 a.m. in Middletown: Downed wires has caused a route 36 closure in both directions south of CR8A/ Valley Drive East in Middletown Township.

@11:55 a.m. in Hazlet: Flooding on route 36 between Rose Lane and Stone Road has all lanes closed, detoured in both directions. A jughandle is closed in Hazlet on route 36 at CR 39 Union Avenue in Union Beach.

ON ROUTE 34

@11:45 a.m. in Belmar: A downed tree has all lanes closed, detoured in both directions on route 34 between Atlantic Avenue and CR 524/ Allaire Road in Wall.

@11:45 a.m. in Belmar: A downed utility pole  has all lanes closed on route 34 northbound approaching 195 in Wall Township between the Parkway and 195.

ON ROUTE 18

****@11:45 a.m. East Brunswick still has a township wide ban on driving for non-essential personnel on local roadways.

@11:45 a.m. in Marlboro: A downed tree has all lanes closed on route 18 between CR-520/ Bridge/ Newman Springs Road and CR-3/ Tennent Road.

@11:45 a.m. in East Brunswick: Flooding on route 18 has caused all lanes closed, detoured between CR 527/ Old Bridge Turnpike and the NJ Turnpike.

@11:45 a.m. in Neptune: A ramp is closed and the right lane is blocked and traffic is slow due to a downed tree on route 18 between Route 33/ Brighton Avenue/ Exit 8 and Route 66 / Exit 10.

ROUTE 9

@11:30 a.m. in Howell: All lanes are closed, detoured on route 9 in Howell between New Friendship Road and CR 526 due to fallen power cables.

@11:30 a.m. in Old Bridge: A left lane is closed on route 9 in the area of route 18 due to a fallen tree.

@11:30 a.m. in Barnegat: Downed wires have caused an intersection closure, detour in both directions on route 9 between Bay Avenue and Bayshore Drive.

@11:30 a.m. in Pine Beach: All lanes are closed in both directions due to a building fire on route 9 between Motor Road and the Garden State Parkway / Co Highway 530 / Dover Road.

@11:30 a.m. in Berkeley: Route 9 is closed due to a downed tree, all lanes are closed, detoured between Haines Street and Harbor Inn Road.

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