EASTON, PA – I-78 East near the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border will experience several daytime and overnight travel restrictions next week to allow for construction and painting activities for the I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project.
The full schedule of project-related lane closures is as follows:
I-78 Eastbound – Approaching Exit 3 in New Jersey (Phillipsburg/Routes 22 and 173 interchange)
- Two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 23, to Saturday, July 28
- OVERNIGHT single-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) Sunday July 22, through Friday, July 27
I-78 Eastbound – From approach of Main River Bridge to the overpass that carries Edge Road across I-78 in Pohatcong, N.J.
- Overnight two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26
County Route-519 – Below I-78 overpass in Pohatcong, N.J.
- Single-lane alternating pattern controlled by flaggers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 23, to Friday, July 27
The scheduled travel restrictions are subject to change due to weather, emergency, traffic, and project mobilization considerations. Motorists are urged to allow extra time to reach their destinations, to reduce speeds, and to exercise caution when travelling through project work areas.
Project Web Page
For more information on the I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project, please go to: http://www.drjtbc.org/project/I-78