When I was a kid and my parents packed my brother and me into our ‘63 Dodge Dart with the push button transmission for a trip down the shore, the Skyway loomed large like a giant rusting Erector set.
The northbound Pulaski Skyway will be closed for a two-year, $1 billion bridge deck rehabilitation project. As a result, about 40,000 drivers will need to be accommodated by alternate travel options each day.
The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.
The first day of the two-year closure of the inbound Pulaski Skyway arrived Saturday, though the real test of the new traffic patterns won’t come until Monday.
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The bridge has been trusted by tens of thousands of drivers to get from New Jersey to Manhattan, but will be shut down for the next two years.
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.
State DOT Commissioner James Simpson reached out to motorists on Thursday regarding the alternative routes that are available to get people where they need to go after the northbound Pulaski Skyway closes this weekend.
The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.
Construction crews are scrambling to repave the lower portion of Route 139 ahead of work on the Pulaski Skyway that is set to begin later this month.
For the next three nights, crews are trying to pave alternate roadways needed when lanes of the skyway close April 12 for a two-year renovation project on the 82-year-old structure.
The northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway will soon be shut down for expensive renovations, but you might be surprised at who is paying for that work.
On April 12, crews will begin two years of skyway rehab on the northbound lanes of the 81-year-old bridge. The project is expected to take two years.
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