New Jersey Department of Transportation

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New Jersey Transportation Chief: Fund Will Be Broke After 2016

Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said Thursday at a Senate Budget Committee hearing that New Jersey’s transportation trust fund has enough money for fiscal year 2016, but will run out beyond that.

04/02/2015

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Pulaski Skyway Closes For First Of 8 Weekends

This weekend marked the first of eight weekends for which the Pulaski Skyway was to be closed in both directions.

03/28/2015

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N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad Crossings

After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.

02/14/2015

A lane was closed on the Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Transportation Chief: Route 3 Cracks Widened Over Months

The right-hand lane of the Route 3 bridge eastbound over the Hackensack River was closed Wednesday because of cracks in its support structure.

01/22/2015

A lane was closed on the Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Structural Problems Prompt Lane Closure On Route 3 Bridge In N.J.

The right eastbound lane of Route 3 over the Hackensack River was set to be shut down for two weeks, after crews discovered a structural deficiency.

01/21/2015

The Prospect Street Bridge in Dover, New Jersey is shut down, and the state Transportation Trust Fund to replenish it has dried up. (Credit: CBS2)

Shuttered Bridges To Stay That Way With New Jersey Transportation Fund Depleted

Infrastructure problems on roads and bridges are causing great pain in New Jersey, and the source for funding to fix them is up in the air.

01/13/2015

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Experts Weigh How To Replenish New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund

The New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund has been running dry, and as of Monday, there was still no plan place to replenish it.

01/12/2015

Holland Tunnel-N.J. Turnpike Connection

Sinkhole Shuts Down Connection Between Holland Tunnel, N.J. Turnpike

Holland Tunnel work completed much earlier than anticipated, the New Jersey State Police said on Twitter.

05/13/2014

Snow Plow Rage

Winter 2014 Set Record For New Jersey DOT Costs

he state Transportation Department spent $138 million on state highways, “which is about the total of what we spent the past three years combined,” New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.

05/07/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Northbound Pulaski Skyway To Close For 2 Years This Weekend For ‘Major Reconstructive Surgery’

The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.

04/07/2014

Palisades Parkway Potholes

Funding Secured At Last To Repair Pothole-Laden Palisades Parkway

An end was in sight at last Tuesday to the pothole problem along the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

04/01/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: How About A Moratorium On Media Bashing?

The next time you get the urge to bash the “mainstream media,” take a smooth ride on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

03/14/2014

NJ DOT Commissioner James Simpson

Palisades Parkway Festers With Potholes; NJ DOT Commissioner Says No Budget To Fix It

Residents are fed up with the potholes on the Palisades Parkway in New Jersey, while officials continue to deny responsibility for repaving it.

03/07/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NJ DOT: No Added Traffic Expected On Staten Island From Pulaski Skyway Shutdown

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.

03/07/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

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