Pulaski Skyway to be closed in both directions on Saturday

TRENTON — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials have issued a reminder for motorists that the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday to perform general construction activities.

From 2 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, NJDOT’s contractor, CCA Civil Inc. is scheduled to close the Pulaski Skyway southbound at the off-ramp to I-280/Route 7 and Route 1&9 southbound.

The full closure includes most on and off ramps, including the southbound on ramp from Tonnele Circle. The ramp from the Skyway to I-280/Route 7 and Route 1&9 southbound will remain open.

This is the first of six weekend closures that are expected to continue through the end of August. Work during these weekends will include to the installation of deck panels and grouting, the installation of the new balustrade other construction activities.

NJDOT has created a video that shows options for alternate routes to help motorists navigate the closures, which can be found on the NJDOT YouTube channel.

NJDOT created a project-specific website — www.pulaskiskyway.com — which contains a wealth of information about the Skyway and the project, and will be updated with relevant new information as work progresses. The Department is carefully coordinating the Pulaski Skyway project with other regional transportation infrastructure projects to minimize traffic congestion.

The Department has a project hotline telephone number, 973-776-7400, and email, Pulaski.Skyway@dot.nj.gov. Anyone who has questions, concerns, or suggestions is encouraged to contact the Project Outreach Team as work progresses.

NJDOT will be using Variable Message Signs to provide advance notification to motorists of traffic pattern changes associated with the work. Follow us on Twitter @Skywayrehab and visit www.511nj.org for travel advisories.