PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project’s scheduled travel restrictions for the week of October 21 is as follows:

I-78 Westbound – From Exit 3 in Pohatcong, N.J. (Phillipsburg/Routes 22 & 173 Interchange) to mile post 77 in Williams Township, PA (611 Underpass).

  • Rolling line-striping crew with protection provided by attenuator trucks 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, to Thursday, Oct. 25; no lane closures but motorists are urged to exercise caution.
  • One-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) OVERNIGHTS 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 25.
  • Two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25 .

I-78 Eastbound – From mile post 77 in Williams Township, PA (611 Underpass) to Exit 3 in Pohatcong, N.J. (Phillipsburg/Routes 22 & 173 Interchange).

  • Rolling line-striping crew with protection provided by attenuator trucks 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, to Thursday, Oct. 25; no lane closures but motorists are urged to exercise caution.
  • One-lane travel pattern (two of three lanes closed) OVERNIGHTS 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. (next day) Monday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Oct. 25.
  • Two-lane travel pattern (one of three lanes closed) 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25.

Morgan Hill Road Bridge – Overpass across I-78 in Williams Township, PA.

  • Intermittent single-lane closures with travel maintained in each direction at all times 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25.

Carpentersville Road Bridge – Overpass across I-78 in Pohatcong, N.J.

  • Alternating single-lane travel with traffic controlled by flaggers 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25.

Edge Road Bridge – Overpass across I-78 in Pohatcong, N.J.

  • Alternating single-lane travel with traffic controlled by flaggers 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 25.

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.  For more information on the I-78 Bridges and Approach Slabs Rehabilitation Project, please go to:http://www.drjtbc.org/project/I-78

About The Commission
The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission was formed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey in 1934. It operates seven toll bridges and 13 toll-supported bridges, two of which are pedestrian-only spans. The Commission is a self-supporting public-service agency that receives neither federal nor state tax dollars to finance its projects or operations. Funding for the operations, maintenance and upkeep of its bridges and related transportation facilities is solely derived from revenues collected at its toll bridges. The Commission's jurisdiction extends along the Delaware River from the Philadelphia-Bucks County line north to the New Jersey/New York border. The bridges carried more than 143.8 million cars and trucks in 2017. For more information about the Commission and its various initiatives to deliver safer and more convenient bridge travel for its customers, please see: www.drjtbc.org.

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