The ramp from Route 1&9 southbound/Tonnele Avenue to Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge and Route 1&9 Truck southbound in Jersey City is scheduled to be closed tonight for final paving as the Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge project nears completion.
Beginning at 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 19 until 5:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20, the ramp from Route 1&9 southbound/Tonnele Avenue to Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge and Route 1&9 Truck southbound is scheduled to be closed with all traffic diverted to Tonnele Circle. The closure is necessary for final paving of the ramp to Route 7 westbound. The following detours will be in place:
Route 1&9 southbound to Route 7 westbound and Route 1&9 Truck southbound detour:
- Traffic on Route 1&9 southbound/Tonnele Avenue will be directed to stay in the middle lane and follow signs for Tonnele Avenue/Jersey City
- Enter Tonnele Circle and take the Tonnele Avenue/Jersey Exit
- Turn right on St. Pauls Avenue westbound
- Go under the Pulaski Sky way and turn right onto the ramp to Route 7 westbound/Route 1&9 Truck southbound
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