Route 15 Southbound Lanes Closed For Emergency Bridge Deck Repairs in Wharton, Morris County
Work is necessary for concrete and deck repairs
(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right and center lanes on Route 15 southbound remain closed for emergency bridge repairs in Wharton, Morris County.
Beginning at approximately 7 p.m. last night, Monday, August 9, NJDOT’s contractor, IEW Construction Group, closed the right and center lanes on Route 15 southbound at Elizabeth Street to make emergency concrete and deck repairs to the Route 15 Bridge over the ramp from N. Main Street to Route 15 northbound. In addition, the right lane on the ramp from N. Main Street to Route 15 northbound also is closed under the bridge. The lanes are expected to remain closed today with work expected to be complete tonight. Motorists should expect congestion and delays through the evening commute.
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 construction updates and real-time travel information.
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