Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287 Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287
Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287 A car fire was delaying traffic on Interstate 287, authorities said. The fire was reported at about 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12 northbound on I-287 south of Exit 2 in Edison Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. A left lane was closed, 511nj.org reported.
Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike
Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike A tractor-trailer fire partially blocked the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. A right lane and shoulder in Eidson Township remained blocked at about 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, according to 511nj.org. The fire occurred at about 4:30 a.m. southbound north of Interchange 9 (Exit 18), the New Jersey Department of Transportation reported.
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County A car crashed into a toll booth on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County, causing an afternoon traffic slowdown. The New Jersey Department of Transportation said a vehicle overturned at the southbound toll plaza in Barnegat. The crash happened just after noon on Friday, Feb. 9. Traffic cameras showed a car on its roof up against a booth in the far left lane of the plaza.  The crash closed down at least one lane.
Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Central Jersey Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Central Jersey
Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Central Jersey Route 35 was blocked by a utility pole in Middlesex County. The incident occurred at about 8:40 a.m. Thursday Feb. 8 south of Route 27 in Woodbridge Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. All lanes were closed, 511nj.org reported.
Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike (DEVELOPING) Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike (DEVELOPING)
Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike (Developing) A vehicle overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 on the outer roadway northbound near Interchange 9 in Edison Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The vehicle was off the right side of the road, 511nj.org reported. One right lane was closed. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO) Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO)
Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (Video) A Florida man wanted in New Jersey, fleeing from Pennsylvania State Police in Jonestown has caused an "active police incident" on Interstate 81, Trooper Megan Frazer said on Thursday. Jimmy Lee Fancy, 35, of Daytona, FL was wanted on "warrants for firearm violations from New Jersey as well as other active warrants in Pennsylvania," Trooper Frazer stated in a release. The pursuit in PA began in Jonestown in the area of 81 Southbound at mile marker 85 when a trooper saw Fancy committing traffic violations while driving a silver Kia SUV around 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 25, as …
All Lanes Closed: Route 22 Crash Downs Pole In Hillside All Lanes Closed: Route 22 Crash Downs Pole In Hillside
All Lanes Closed: Route 22 Crash Downs Pole In Hillside A crash took down a utility pole on Route 22 Friday morning, Jan. 5 in Hillside, according to the NJDOT website. It happened around 10:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes, east of Vaux Hall Road. All lanes were closed and detoured.
Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic On Routes 1&9 Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic On Routes 1&9
Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic On Routes 1&9 An overturned truck on the US 1&9 truck route blocked traffic Thursday, Dec. 14. It happened around 11 a.m. in the right lanes on the eastbound side, south of Route 440. The roadway remained partially closed as of noon.
Scrooges Slam NJDOT's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting' Scrooges Slam NJDOT's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting'
Scrooges Slam Njdot's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting' The New Jersey Department of Transportation was just trying to have some fun.  But alas, haters gonna hate. The NJDOT has been sharing clever (well, they thought) speed signs in the holiday spirit across the state. Even Gov. Murphy got in on the fun, sharing photos of them in a tweet. The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The governor's pl…
Overhead Wire Issues Suspend NJ Transit Commuter Trains Overhead Wire Issues Suspend NJ Transit Commuter Trains
Overhead Wire Issues Suspend NJ Transit Commuter Trains An overhead wire issue suspended NJ Transit's rail service along the Morris & Essex Line Monday morning, Dec. 4 Service was suspended in both directions between Chatham and Mount Tabor due to an issue near Mount Tabor, NJ Transit said.  M&E and Gladstone Line trains were being diverted into Hoboken.  The issue caused a disruption to hundreds of commuters, according to some who took to X for guidance. "Hundreds of people standing at maplewood station," one said in a Tweet. "No announcements for over 25 mins. Where are the trains? Are 6314 and 312 running?" NJ Tran…
Dump Truck Overturns On NJ Turnpike Ramp Dump Truck Overturns On NJ Turnpike Ramp
Dump Truck Overturns On NJ Turnpike Ramp A dump truck overturned on the NJ Turnpike Saturday, Nov. 11. It happened in Edison on the outer roadway of the southbound lanes, on the entrance ramp of Interchange 10 to Rt. 440 and Route 287, the NJDOT said. As of 11 a.m., the left shoulder was blocked.
Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Rt. 440 Ramp To Turnpike Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Rt. 440 Ramp To Turnpike
Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Rt. 440 Ramp To Turnpike An overturned tractor trailer closed a ramp on Route 440 Monday afternoon, Nov. 6 just before rush hour. It happened on the southbound side, just north of County Route 514 in Edison, around 4:20 p.m., the NJDOT said. The right lane was closed on the ramp to the NJ Turnpike.
Tractor Trailer Fire Slows Traffic On Route 287 Tractor Trailer Fire Slows Traffic On Route 287
Tractor Trailer Fire Slows Traffic On Route 287 A tractor trailer fire slowed traffic along Route 287 on Monday, Nov. 6. It happened during morning rush hour on the northbound side, in Bernards Township near Exit 26. Two lanes were closed as of 9 a.m.
Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways
Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways There will be a sea of red tying up traffic in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 4, as thongs of college football fans are expected to flock to SHI Stadium as Rutgers squares off against top-ranked Ohio State.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in turn, is advising of possible delays before and after the highly-anticipated game in Piscataway, which kicks off at noon. Specifically, the DOT said that there could be heavy traffic on stretches of the New Jersey Turnpike, and on Route 1, Route 18, and Route 287 amid excitement to see the Buckeyes — who were ranked number one in the initia…
Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (UPDATE) Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (UPDATE)
Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (Update) Heavy rain on Friday, Sept. 29 closed major roadways across New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency in the late afternoon, as rain continued falling, leaving drivers trapped in flood waters across the state. Dunderhook Road at Paramus Road in Paramus remained closed due to flooding, leading the borough's Office of Emergency Management to urge an evacuation of the area late Friday afternoon. Meanwhile, a crew used a backhoe and a long stick to try and clear branches, leaves and other debris from a Saddle River tributary that runs beneath the road. Dunderhook Road at …
Parkway Crash Jams Traffic In Essex County Parkway Crash Jams Traffic In Essex County
Parkway Crash Jams Traffic In Essex County A crash on the Garden State Parkway had traffic piled up early Sunday, Sept. 24 in Essex County. The crash happened in the southbound lanes, north of Exit 142 in Irvington just before 9 a.m. DOT traffic cameras show a flatbed truck towing the vehicle from the scene.
Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County
Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County A crash shut down a portion of the Garden State Parkway and backed up traffic in Union County Friday afternoon, Sept. 15. The crash occurred on the northbound side near exit 139A in Roselle around 12 p.m., shutting down three of five right lanes, according to 511NJ. Crash on Garden State Parkway northbound Exit 139A - Roselle Park (Union Twp) 3 Right lanes of 5 lanes blocked https://t.co/1kpYI5Hlb0 — 511NJ GSP (@511njgsp) September 15, 2023 Traffic was backed up about three miles to the Stiles Street exit in Cranford as of about 12:35 p.m. Delays on Garden State Parkway northbound …
Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day
Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day A wrong-way crash closed a portion of the NJ Turnpike up for hours on Labor Day. The accident happened just before 1:40 a.m. on the northbound side of the Turnpike in Carneys Point, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. A Nissan Sentra was heading south in the northbound lanes when it struck a Nissan Pathfinder and a Hyundai Sonata, not far from the Delaware Memorial Bridge, according to Curry.   Several non-life threatening injuries were reported and three patients were transported to a nearby hospital for those injuries.  The northbound lanes were closed fo…
Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter
Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter Police activity closed the Goethals Bridge in Elizabeth early Saturday, Sept. 2. New Jersey's transportation department reported a crash at 6 a.m., the start of one of the busiest travel weekends in the nation. Two westbound lanes were closed for hours. #NYC #TrafficAlert If you're heading to #NewJersey from #StatenIsland at the moment, note all traffic is currently being held at the westbound Goethals Bridge; the Outerbridge Crossing is fine at this time @wcbs880 pic.twitter.com/ir9teqP8Sh — WCBS 880 Traffic & Weather together on the 8s (@wcbs880traffic) September 2, 2023 Police a…
Tractor Trailer Fire Jams Route 280 Tractor Trailer Fire Jams Route 280
Tractor Trailer Fire Jams Route 280 A tractor trailer fire was causing major backups on Route 280 Thursday, Aug. 31. The incident happened around 3:20 p.m. on the westbound side in Harrison, east of Exit 16, the state's DOT website reports. The two right lanes and shoulder were closed.
ALL CLEAR: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened ALL CLEAR: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened
ALL Clear: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened UPDATE: The southbound New York State Thruway was entirely reopened by 7 p.m. Thursday following repairs to a severely damaged overpass. An overheight hollow steel tower being transported on a trailer struck and severely damaged the South Broadway bridge in Orangetown at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 31, according to New York State Police. The result: A traffic standstill that at one point stretched nearly a dozen miles, various feeder roadways choked with vehicles and countless motorists looking for a way out. It was the third time that particular overpass had been struck in less than a year, commuters …
UPDATE: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck UPDATE: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck
Update: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck UPDATE: The southbound New York State Thruway was entirely reopened by 7 p.m. Thursday following repairs to a severely damaged overpass. An overheight hollow steel tower being transported on a trailer struck and severely damaged the South Broadway bridge in Orangetown at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 31, according to New York State Police. The result: A traffic standstill that at one point stretched nearly a dozen miles, various feeder roadways choked with vehicles and countless motorists looking for a way out. It was the third time that particular overpass had been struck in less than a year, commuters…
Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78 Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78
Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78 A tractor trailer overturned on Route 78, taking out the two right lanes of the highway early Tuesday, Aug. 22. The accident happened on the westbound side of the highway just east of Exit 58 to Port Street in Newark.
Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus
Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus A water main break in Paramus on Thursday flooded part of Route 4 and closed a busy exit ramp. Construction crews working near the exit ramp for Paramus Road off the westbound highway accidentally punctured the 16-inch main shortly before noon Aug. 17. It unleashed a mini flood that filled the exit with nearly a foot of water and closed Route 4's left lane near the median. The water main break in Paramus on Thursday, Aug. 17, flooded part of westbound Route 4 and closed the busy Paramus Road exit ramp.Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE A crew from Veolia got to work while Paramus police an…
Serious Crash On Pulaski Skyway Crash Jams Traffic Serious Crash On Pulaski Skyway Crash Jams Traffic
Serious Crash On Pulaski Skyway Crash Jams Traffic A serious crash on the Pulaski Skyway had traffic backed up Sunday evening, Aug. 13 in Newark. The crash happened on the northbound side of the highway just east of the US 1&9 truck route, around 5:45 p.m. Delays up to 20 minutes were being reported.
Downed Tree Halts NJ Transit Service Downed Tree Halts NJ Transit Service
Downed Tree Halts NJ Transit Service Service was suspended along one NJ Transit line due to a tree that fell into overhead wires Friday, Aug. 11. It happened around dawn in Middletown, disrupting service to the North Jersey Coast Line. NJ TRANSIT crews working hard to remove a downed tree in the overhead wires in Middletown to restore full service on the @NJTRANSIT_NJCL as quickly and safely as possible. pic.twitter.com/LgFFW9I3PV — North Jersey Coast Line (@NJTRANSIT_NJCL) August 11, 2023 Rail service was limited between Rahway and Matawan, while service was suspended in both directions between Long Branch and Matawan.
Jackknifed Trailer Shuts Route 280 Jackknifed Trailer Shuts Route 280
Jackknifed Trailer Shuts Route 280 A jackknifed tractor-trailer shut a portion of Route 280 Saturday morning, Aug. 5 in Essex County. The incident occurred around 7:10 a.m., closing a portion of the highway in both directions at Exit 12. A fuel spill was also reported by the NJDOT.
UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign
Update: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 in Mahwah as reopened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday following a wild tractor-trailer crash earlier in the day. Only one lane of the southbound highway was open during the evening rush. There miraculously were no serious injuries in the crash, which left the rig scattered across both sides of the highway near the New York State border around 10 a.m. Aug. 2, Mahwah Mayor Jim Wysocki said. The rig had split into pieces, with a huge container landing on a passing SUV on the other side of the divider and thousands of lemons spilling onto the highway. An overhead signpo…
Crash Jams Turnpike In Newark Crash Jams Turnpike In Newark
Crash Jams Turnpike In Newark A crash on the New Jersey Turnpike jammed the highway in Newark during rush hour Wednesday, July 26. The crash occurred in the outer lanes on the northbound side of the highway, just south of Interchange 14. Two left lanes were blocked as of 6 p.m.
Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck
Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck A driver survived a nasty overnight crash on Route 287, authorities said. Firefighters extricated the motorist, who complained of pains in both legs after his Mazda SUV ran off the road and struck a sign and a tree on the highway's southbound side near mile marker #60 in Franklin Lakes at 1:47 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. The driver was hospitalized with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening, the sergeant said.
Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County
Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County A serious crash closed a portion of the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County Saturday, July 15. The crash happened on the northbound side of the highway around 7:45 p.m., north of Exit 63B in Stafford Township. Have photos of the scene? Email clevine@dailyvoice.com. Two left lanes were block with heavy delays being reported.