29/I-195 eastbound ramp to I-295 southbound to be closed immediately for
emergency repairs in Hamilton
Detour in place for traffic leaving Trenton heading to I-295
(Trenton) – New Jersey
Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the immediate
closure of the ramp from Route 29/I-195 eastbound to I-295 southbound in
Hamilton for emergency repairs.
immediately today, Friday, September 7, NJDOT’s contractor, IEW Construction,
will close the ramp from Route 29/I-195 eastbound to I-295 southbound to make
emergency repairs to a bridge pier. An inspection found severe concrete
deterioration and exposed rebar requiring immediate attention. NJDOT is in the
process of designing the repair and work will begin as soon as the design is
finalized with crews working 24 hours a day until complete.
The ramp will
remain closed until the repairs are complete with the following detour in
place. Motorists should expect congestion during this evening’s commute.
eastbound ramp to I-295 southbound detour:
Motorists leaving Trenton on Route
29 and Route 129, which becomes I-195, wishing to head south on I-295 will be
directed to continue on I-195 eastbound to Exit 1D/Route 206 northbound
Cross over I-195 and take the loop
ramp to I-195 westbound
Take Exit 1A to I-295 southbound
Signs will provide advance notification to motorists of traffic pattern changes
associated with the work. The precise timing of the work is subject to change
due to weather or other factors.
encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time
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