Press Release

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2017

NJ Turnpike Temporary Construction Closure – Exit 13

The NJ Turnpike southbound exit to Interchange 13 – Goethals Bridge/Elizabeth – and the southbound outer roadway (the truck lanes) will be closed for two nights to allow for the demolition of the original Goethals Bridge over the NJ Turnpike.

The closure will only affect southbound NJ Turnpike traffic.  Northbound NJ Turnpike traffic and local traffic destined for the Goethals Bridge will not be affected.

Traffic on the Goethals Bridge itself will not be affected. The dates and times of the closures are: Wednesday June 28 – 9:00 PM-5:00 AM, Thursday June 29 – 9:00 PM-5:00 AM.

Signed detour routes will be provided to Interchange 12.

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