The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is currently in the construction phase of the Widening Program. The NJ Turnpike will be widened between Interchange 6 in Mansfield Township, Burlington County and Interchange 9 in East Brunswick Township, Middlesex County. The roadway will be widened to 12 lanes with major modifications constructed at four interchanges.
Construction is planned to commence during 2009 with project completion in late 2014.
Please continue to check this website to stay informed of its progress and learn about: the project schedule, road closings, public meetings, etc.
Construction Activity is subject to Weather Permitting.
Sect. 1, Mansfield Twp: Columbus-Hedding Road is closed to thru traffic between Old York Road and State Route 206 due to Widening construction. A signed detour route utilizing Old York Road, Mill Road, Columbus Road and Rt. 206 will be signed and in place during the road closure. Click for detour map.
Sect. 3, Hamilton Twp: UPDATE - Reopening pushed back due to weather - Uncle Pete’s Road will reopen on or about March 3, 2014. Until then, a signed detour will be in place. Local traffic ONLY access to Uncle Pete's Road is available from Edgebrook Road. Click for detour map.
Sect. 6, East Windsor/Hightstown: UPDATE - Night-time demolition operations to remove the existing Etra Road bridge started Monday 2/10 and, due to the wintry weather, will continue this week. Click here for the original construction notice.
Sect. 7, Cranbury: REVISED END DATE: Hightstown-Cranbury Station Road is closed until late April 2014 due to Widening construction. Click for the detour map.
Sect. 8, East Brunswick/Milltown: Construction work on a new shoulder has commenced in your vicinity and will continue intermittently over the next few months – click for the construction activity notice.