Officials are advising commuters who use the Pulaski Skyway that last week was the exception, not the norm.
The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.
The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.
The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.
The next time you get the urge to bash the “mainstream media,” take a smooth ride on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
Potholes Causing Headaches For Motorists
New Jersey DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson said they’re only anticipating a 4 percent increase of drivers on Staten Island as a result of the span closures. The inbound Skyway will be closed for two years starting next month.
New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.
The billion-dollar rehab project to upgrade the 80-year-old span will begin following the 2014 Super Bowl at Met Life Stadium.
NJ TRANSIT monthly passes for October are valid through Friday, Nov. 9.
The revenue-boosting measure was part of Gov. Chris Christie’s economic reform plan and is expected to bring the state an additional $1.6 million annually, according to the agency.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has agreed to pay the state Motor Vehicles Commission up to $35,000 to process vehicle registration suspensions for drivers who owe more than $1,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
Executive Director James Weinstein told members of the Assembly Budget Committee on Monday the fiscal 2013 state budget does not include any fare increases.
The state’s Motor Vehicle Commission is threatening more than 100 repeat toll cheats with suspension of their registrations.