The following traffic advisory is from the NJ Department of Transportation regarding a project that will impact a portion of Rt 156 (that provides access to Rt 130 Southbound).
Route 130 lane and ramp
closures near Crosswicks Creek to begin Friday for utility work in Hamilton
PSE&G pole relocation
necessary ahead of bridge work
(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)
officials today announced daytime lane and ramp closures on Route 130 in
Hamilton, Mercer County for utility work as part of a bridge replacement project.
Beginning Friday, February 1,
from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., and continuing weekdays, Monday through Friday for
approximately five weeks, PSE&G is scheduled to close one lane in each
direction on Route 130 near the Crosswicks Creek Bridge.
The ramp from Route 156
southbound to Route 130 southbound also will be closed and detoured from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Local access will be maintained.
The closures are necessary in
order for PSE&G to relocate utility poles in advance of a $7.2 million
project to replace the Route 130 Bridges over Doctors and Crosswicks Creek in
Hamilton and Bordentown.
The following Route 156
southbound detour will be in place:
• Motorists travelling on Route
156 southbound will be directed to turn left at the Church Street
• Turn left onto Route 156
• Take the jughandle at
Klockner Road onto Route 130 southbound
Portable variable message signs
are being utilized to provide advance notification to the public of all traffic
pattern changes associated with the work.
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 real-time travel
information, and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info or on the
NJDOT Facebook page.