GSP ROADWAY AND INTERCHANGE 145 TOLL PLAZA
- The Garden State Parkway implemented “One-Way Tolling” at Interchange 145. The northbound GSP exit toll at Interchange 145 has been eliminated and the entrance toll has increased.
- Work zones have been created on the right shoulder of northbound and southbound GSP immediately south of Interchange 145 (milepost 146.5) for Central Avenue Bridge reconstruction.
- A temporary exit ramp has been opened from southbound Garden State Parkway to Oraton Parkway at New Street in East Orange. The temporary exit ramp provides access to Central Avenue (CR 508) and to Newark via a detour east during bridge construction at Central Avenue. Access to Route 280 remains unchanged. Please refer to the graphic below or CLICK HERE to see full-sized, animated graphics of the detours on the project website.
- During the evenings of Thursday 05/15/19 and Friday 05/16/19, the southbound GSP exit ramp to Route 280 will be closed for roadway lighting repairs. Work will be supported by State Police.
- During the weeks of 05/13/19 through 06/17/19, nighttime asphalt paving operations will be performed on the Garden State Parkway between mileposts 146 and 149. Nighttime lane closures will be utilized to facilitate this work. Work will be supported by State Police.
REPLACEMENT OF CENTRAL AVENUE OVERPASS
- A work zone has been created on the south side of Central Avenue Bridge over the GSP. Two Central Avenue travel lanes will be maintained westbound and one travel lane will be maintained eastbound over the bridge. Eastbound and westbound left turns at Oraton Parkway and Whittlesey Avenue are temporarily prohibited during construction. Please refer to the graphic below and CLICK HERE to see full-sized, animated graphics of the detours on the project website.
- During the weeks of 05/13/19 and 05/19/19, deep foundation work will continue at Central Avenue.
- During the weeks of 05/13/19 and 05/19/19, PSE&G will be performing utility related work on Central Avenue in support of the Project. Work will be supported by East Orange Police.
- During the week of 05/13/19, nighttime deep foundation work will be performed on Whittlesey Avenue at Central Avenue. During these nighttime work periods, Whittlesey Avenue will be closed at Central Avenue. Local access to Whittlesey Avenue will be maintained from Wilcox Avenue. Work will be supported by East Orange Police.
ORATON PARKWAY IMPROVEMENTS
- A new work zone and traffic pattern has been established on westbound Freeway Drive over the GSP. This work zone will be utilized for traffic signal construction.
- Continue new roadway lighting installation between Central Avenue and Freeway Drive. Work will be supported by East Orange Police.
- During the week of 05/13/19, curb and sidewalk replacement will continue on South Oraton Parkway northbound, between Central Avenue and Winthrop Terrace. During this work, access to residential driveways will be limited. Work will be supported by East Orange Police.
- Beginning the week of 05/13/19, curb and sidewalk replacement will begin on South Oraton Parkway northbound, between Winthrop Terrace and Williams Street. Work will be supported by East Orange Police.
STRUCTURE NO. 144.7: GSP UNDER CLINTON AND SPRINGFIELD AVENUES
STRUCTURE NO. 146.0: GSP OVER 14TH AVENUE
STRUCTURE NO. 146.1: GSP OVER SOUTH ORANGE AVENUE
STRUCTURE NO. 149.7: GSP UNDER MONTGOMERY STREET
- Westbound Montgomery Street at JFK Drive North has been detoured to Liberty Street to accommodate bridge deck reconstruction on the bridge over the Garden State Parkway. This traffic configuration will be in place through November 2019. Work will be supported by Bloomfield Police.
- On Monday, 05/20/19, the bridge work zone will be switched from the north side to the south side of Montgomery Street. The current traffic flow configuration will remain the same. Please refer to the new graphic below and CLICK HERE to see full-sized, animated graphics of the detours on the project website. Work will be supported by Bloomfield Police.
STRUCTURE NO. 151.6: GSP UNDER EAST PASSAIC AVENUE (CR 562)
- During the week of 05/13/19, bridge demolition support work will continue on East Passaic Avenue Bridge. All work will be performed from the GSP. Work will be supported by State Police.