Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Overnight ramp closures required for several weekends for guiderail replacement project
The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that overnight weekend ramp closures will occur starting this weekend on I-80 for a guiderail replacement project through Roxbury, Mount Arlington, Jefferson, Rockaway, Wharton, Denville and Parsippany-Troy Hills.
Beginning at 8 p.m. this Friday (July 14) until 6 a.m. Saturday (July 15), and continuing overnight on Saturday and Sunday until Monday mornings for the next several weekends, DOT’s contractor J.F. Creamer and Son, is scheduled to temporarily close ramps on Route 80 in Morris County to replace and upgrade guiderail parapets.
As part of the ongoing guiderail replacement project overnight weekend ramp closures and detours are required on the following dates.
Weekend 1: July 14 – July 16
Exit 37: I-80 westbound ramp to Green Pond Road detour:
Exit 38: Route 46 westbound ramp to I-80 westbound (Denville) detour:
Weekend 2: July 21 – July 23
Exit 38: I-80 eastbound ramp to Route 46 eastbound detour:
Exit 39: I-80 westbound ramp to Route 46 eastbound detour:
Weekend 3: July 28 – July 30
Route 15 northbound to I-80 eastbound:
Weekend 4: August 4 – August 6
Route 15 southbound to I-80 eastbound:
The $8 million federally-funded Route 80 project in Morris County includes the replacement of guiderail parapet connections at Exit 37, Exit 38, and Exit 39, as well as several Route 15 ramps. The project is being accomplished overnight on several weekends, and is expected to be completed in August.
Variable message signs are being utilized throughout the project limits to provide advance notification to motorists of all traffic pattern changes associated with the guiderail replacement project.
Throughout the project, NJDOT will provide information before upcoming road or ramp closures.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info.