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Major Traffic Alerts: Wednesday, June 19

3:14 p.m. - 42 Freeway northbound - Ramp to I-295 north CLOSED with a jackknifed tractor trailer and fluid spill Multi mile delay. ALSO: Delay Route 55 north onto 42

Delays on northbound 42 Freeway (NJ DOT)

2:09 p.m - Route 72 north/southbound - CLOSED between Atlantic Hills Blvd and Old Cedar Bridge Rd in Stafford with a crash and downed traffic light

11:54  a.m. UPDATE: - NJ Transit NE Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Direct - SUSPENDED  in both directions due to an earlier Amtrak overhead wire issue Trains already enroute will be able to continue to their destination.

PATH will cross-honor NJ Transit tickets /passes at Hoboken, Newark Penn station and New York. NJ TRANSIT bus and private carriers will cross-honor NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes.

UPDATE: 7:11 a.m. - Outerbridge Crossing Staten Island bound - CLOSED REOPENED following an earlier crash. ALSO: Delays on Route 440 north approaching the bridge and and multi mile delay NJ Turnpike northbound between #11 (Garden State Parkway) + #13 (Goethals Bridge) with alternative traffic

5:57 a.m. - Route 31 southbound - 2 lanes blocked at Regional Road in Clinton with a crash



Interstate 295/Route 29 - Several ramp closures are in effect through June 24.

The three closures starting are:

  • I-295 southbound (former I-95 north) exit ramp to Route 29 northbound (first exit in New Jersey coming from Pennsylvania) Detour: Continue along I-295 South to Exit 73A (Scotch Road North), use the exit’s loop ramps to make a U-turn onto I-295 North for return to the Route 29 interchange (Exit 76) and the ramp to Route 29 North.
  • I-295 northbound exit ramp (former I-95 south) to Route 29 southbound (last exit in New Jersey). Detour: Proceed across the Scudder Falls Bridge for a U-turn at the Taylorsville Road interchange (Exit 10) in Pennsylvania, taking I-295 South across the bridge for connection with Route 29 South via the first New Jersey exit ramp and the downstream circle.
  • Route 29 southbound and northbound entry ramps to I-295 northbound (former I-95 south) (to get onto the Scudder Falls Bridge into Pennsylvania). Detour: Proceed into the downstream circle and use the ramp for I-295 South, proceed Exit 73A (Scotch Road North), use the exit’s loop ramps to make a U-turn onto I-295 North and travel across the bridge to I-295 West in Pennsylvania.