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Traffic Alert Texts for Saturday, August 1
10:37 a.m. – Island Beach State Park – Parking capacity has been reached. No new vehicles allowed to park.
WEEKEND TRAFFIC NOTES:
Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park – Expect heavy traffic on Routes 35, 36 and 71 through Eatontown and West Long Branch heading for Monmouth Park in Oceanport on Saturday and Sunday. A special event is scheduled for Saturday and the Haskell Invitational begins with the first race at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. American Pharoah’s race is expected to start at 5:52 p.m; expect heavy exiting traffic on Sunday evening.
Route 1/Route 18 - Weekend work continues on the Route 18 and Route 1 interchange in New Brunswick until 5 a.m. on Monday. Ramp closures include:
- Ramp from Route 1 south to Route 18 south
- Ramp from Route 18 north to Route 1 south
Route 1 north will have one lane closed all weekend and Route 18 only has two lanes in each direction.Expect short term stoppages of traffic on both Route 1 and Route 18 when bridge sections are being removed and replaced.
42 Freeway north/southbound - Ramps to Creek Road in Bellmawr CLOSED from both directions because of work on the Creek Road bridge until 5 a.m. Monday.
Bayonne Bridge- CLOSED in both directions until 8 a.m. on Sunday. The bridge is fully closed in both directions 8:30 a.m. – 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday as part of the ongoing “Raise the Roadway” project.
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