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Posted Friday, December 6th, 2019

Separate Car and Truck Detours

Route 10 eastbound and one lane in the westbound direction are closed for emergency repairs being made to to a broken water main near Mount Pleasant Turnpike in Denville, state Department of Transportation officials have announced.Route 10 sign

Route 10 eastbound and one lane in the westbound direction were closed around 5 a.m. today. The Denville Department of Public Works and NJDOT crews are on scene and have been working to make necessary repairs. They will remain on site until the repair is completed and the roadway is reopened.

The following Route 10 eastbound car and truck detours will remain in place until further notice:

Route 10 eastbound Car Detour:

  • Motorists seeking to travel eastbound on Route 10 will be directed to take the Franklin Road jughandle toward Denville/Rockaway/Shongum
  • At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Franklin Road
  • Turn left onto Mount Pleasant Turnpike
  • Mount Pleasant Turnpike merges onto Route 10 eastbound

Route 10 eastbound Truck Detour

  • Trucks seeking to travel eastbound on Route 10 will be directed to make a U-Turn at the Franklin Road jughandle toward Denville/Rockaway/Shongum
  • At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Franklin Road toward Denville/Rockaway
  • At the traffic signal, turn left onto Route 10 westbound
  • Turn right onto Salem Street
  • At the traffic signal, turn right onto Franklin Road
  • Turn left on Rockaway Road
  • At the traffic signal turn right onto Route 46 eastbound
  • Take Route 46 east past I-80
  • Take the exit for Route 53 southbound
  • At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Route 53 southbound toward Mount Tabor/Morristown
  • Follow Route 53 southbound back to Route 10 eastbound

Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information.