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Route 17 southbound Closed Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, September 16, until 7 p.m., Saturday, September 17

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Lodi NJ, Lodi Area Weekend Street Closing beginning September 16th. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that Route 17 southbound will be closed for 24 hours this weekend for a railroad crossing rehabilitation project in Lodi, Bergen County near the Hackensack University Medical Center. This is the third of three railroad crossing repair projects taking place in Lodi.

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Beginning Friday, July 15, Route 17 northbound Will be closed Fore Construction At the 17 northbound Exit Ramp to Essex Street

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Lodi NJ, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today are reminding motorists that Route 17 northbound will be closed for 24 hours this weekend for
a railroad crossing rehabilitation project in Lodi, Bergen County near the Hackensack University Medical Center.

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New Jersey to Create the First Autonomous Vehicle-Based Urban Transit System in America

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Trenton NJ,  Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced an Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the Trenton Mobility & Opportunity: Vehicles Equity System (MOVES) Project. Trenton MOVES will act to provide safe, equitable, affordable, and sustainable high-quality mobility through the deployment of 100 Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) throughout the state capital. This on-demand automated transit system will serve 90,000 residents of Trenton.

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Suspended Engineer For NJ Department Of Transportation Allegedly Falsified His Academic Credentials

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Trenton NJ, we have all experienced some very bad engineering  on New Jersey roads highways maybe this is the problem , Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a suspended senior engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) was indicted today for submitting false academic credentials in order to obtain his state position and promotions.

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NJDOT: Route 17 Lane Closures Starting Monday in Ramsey

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Ramsey  NJ, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a shoulder closure on Route 17 with daytime lane closures as a concrete repair project begins in Ramsey, Bergen County. Beginning at 9 a.m., Monday, February 3, NJDOT’s contractor, IEW Construction Group, will close the shoulder on Route 17 in both directions for concrete pier cap repairs to the Spring Street overpass near the Ramsey/Route 17 NJTRANSIT station.

This closure is anticipated to remain in place for approximately one month. The left lane will be closed in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Two lanes of traffic will remain open in each direction during these daytime closures. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow down in the work area. The work is part of a larger $19 million state-funded maintenance project to repair and upgrade roadways in various locations in North Jersey. The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info or on the NJDOT Facebook page.

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Murphy Administration announces $161 million in County Aid for infrastructure improvements

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Trenton NJ,  New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced $161.25 million in County Aid to help make infrastructure improvements on the local level. This funding was doubled in Fiscal Year 2018 to become the largest County Aid grants in New Jersey history and this year’s grants maintain that amount provided to counties across the state.

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