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Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Projects in Hanover, Harding, Mt. Olive, Wash Twp., Morristown, and Morris Twp.

Route 10 in Hanover Township:

The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced that lane closures will be in effect on Route 10 westbound in Hanover Township over the next four weekends as part of a highway improvement project.Morris Roads: Route 10, 46, 287 State Projects Ongoing in Morris County

The $4.5 million state-funded project will reconstruct a half-mile portion of Route 10 westbound, which is in poor condition, in the vicinity of the Route 287 interchange.  The project also includes installation of improved overhead signs and guiderail replacements.

Weekend closures will begin at 8 p.m. this Friday, April 17, and last until 6 a.m. Monday, April 20. The lane closures will be repeated for the following three weekends, through Monday, May 18.

These weekend closures will allow NJDOT’s contractor, Crisdel Construction Group, to complete full-box reconstruction of the roadway.  One lane of westbound traffic will be maintained at all times during the weekend closures, and access to all ramps to and from I-287 will be maintained.

Other Projects:

Route 46 in Mount Olive and Washington TownshipMorris Roads: Route 10, 46, 287 State Projects Ongoing in Morris County

The state is beginning an $8 million dollar pavement improvement project on Route 46 between Sand Shore Road/Naughright Road and Drakestown Road in Mount Olive Township and Washington Township.

In addition to milling and paving, the project will include drainage improvements and ADA-upgrades to sidewalks and intersections. The project is expected to be complete by fall 2020.

Currently, the right lane on Route 46 westbound for drainage improvement project, including pipe and inlet installation, for this overall project. This lane closure will remain in place for approximately two weeks.

Route 287 Project in Morristown , Morris Township, and Harding

Overnight lane closures on I-287 Northbound have begun for the start of a pavement preservation project in Morris and Somerset counties, the New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced.Morris Roads: Route 10, 46, 287 State Projects Ongoing in Morris County

The $18 million federally-funded project is designed to preserve 13 miles of I-287 northbound from Exit 22/Route 202/206 in Bedminster through Exit 35/South Street in Morristown.

For all of the projects, advance warning and variable messaging signs are being utilized to provide notification to the motoring public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work.

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.