New Jersey Turnpike
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority says traffic on the state’s two major highways decreased in the first week of 2012 compared to a year ago.
What’s better, to take Routes 1 & 9 (toll free, but full of stop lights) or to use the New Jersey Turnpike (a toll road with no stop lights)?
Tolls went up on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Commuters in Connecticut are dealing with a more expensive ride as well.
State police say 22-year-old Akeem Coon was driving on a southbound stretch of the highway in Edison Township when he attempted to pass another vehicle and apparently lost control of the car.
Commuting by car got a bit less attractive in 2011.
A night of fun and gambling at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut ended with fifteen dead on I-95 on the Bronx – Westchester County Line, but the death didn’t end there.
Ongoing construction along the New Jersey Turnpike has been a boon for a small group of state police troopers who oversee the work.
Signs are already in place reminding motorists that beginning Jan. 1, tolls will increase 50 percent on the Parkway and 53 percent on the Turnpike.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority says toll revenue for the first 10 months of the year is more than $47 million below projections.
The driver of a minivan involved in a horrific crash with a tanker truck on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carlstadt said he doesn’t remember anything about the fiery crash that nearly killed him and his family.
The wreck happened in East Brunswick. Police say that a tractor-trailer and a tanker truck collided and caught fire in the outer north bound lanes.
Revenue is down on New Jersey’s two major toll roads so officials are getting aggressive in a bid to collect unpaid tolls.
The driver of of a tour bus is in extremely critical condition following a crash between the bus and a tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike, 1010 WINS Al Jones reported.
The 58-year-old Columbus resident John Filippine pleaded guilty Wednesday to participating in a scheme in which he and two others obtained toll tickets from interchanges near their toll plazas and substituted them for tickets from motorists who paid larger tolls and then pocketing the difference.
Four New York City men are facing drug-trafficking charges after investigators seized a record-breaking shipment of methamphetamine in New Jersey.