DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson

Stranded Salt Plot Thickens
New Jersey's two U.S. Senators are urging federal officials to expedite the state's efforts to get 40,000 tons of road salt transported to Port Newark, despite the setback posed by maritime law and the lack of an available American vessel large enough to carry the entire load.
$500M Snow Tab for NJ?
This winter's relentless string of storms may be sticking New Jersey's economy with a half billion dollar tab, according to the head of the state's Department of Transportation.
US Left NJ Salt Stranded
As winter ice puts lives at risk on New Jersey roads, Townsquare Media has learned that a 1920 federal maritime law stranded a shipment of road salt at a Maine seaport while urgent requests for a waiver were denied by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.