Road connecting Newark, Kearny to close for weekend repairs

January 24, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A major roadway between Newark and Kearny will be closed over the weekend for repairs.

State transportation officials announced Thursday that the Route 1&9 truck lanes will be closed for repairs to the lift bridge over the Passaic River.

The closure will begin at 10 p.m. Friday and last until 5 a.m. Monday.

Detours will be in place for local traffic and for traffic coming from the New Jersey Turnpike at Exit 15-E.

The state Department of Transportation has published a list of detours caused by the closure.

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