NJ TURNPIKE INTERCHANGE 14A WORK SCHEDULE FOR NEXT THREE WEEKS

THREE WEEK SCHEDULE AS OF APRIL 14, 2017

 14A Interchange project

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:

 

Toll Plaza

  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • During the weekend of 04/21/17, concrete pavement construction will be performed in Toll Lane 8 upon exiting the Turnpike and asphalt pavement construction will be performed in Toll Lanes 3 & 4 upon entering the Turnpike. This work will be supported by Bayonne and the NJ State Police.

Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)

  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Spring of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout

  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues. 
  • Deep bridge foundation construction in dedicated work zones continues. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • New bridge pier construction in dedicated work zones continues.

Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)

  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
  • During the weekend of 05/05/17 and 05/12/17, new bridge steel installation operations will be performed over NJ Transit’s Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and Conrail’s Industrial Track. During these periods, NJ Transit Light Rail service between 34th Street Station in Bayonne and Danforth Avenue Station in Jersey City will be maintained via NJ Transit bus service. 

Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle

  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Median barrier construction on Route 440 continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • During the week of 04/24/17, northbound Route 440 traffic will be shifted left (two northbound lanes adjacent to median) and a work zone will be established on the right.

Ramp Area East of Route 440

  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.
  • Roadway construction continues.

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If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email info@njta14a.com anytime. Thank you.

 

For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.

 

For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here

 

Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union receives Diamond Award for outstanding marketing achievements

 

Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union receives Diamond Award

JERSEY CITY, NJ (April 14, 2017) — Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union in Jersey City, NJ was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.

The award was presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 30 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond. Continue reading Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union receives Diamond Award for outstanding marketing achievements

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE APRIL 14th, 2017

MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE -FRIDAY APRIL 14th  LIVE MUSIC ON BROADWAY RETURNS TO BAYONNE AREA VENUES, FEATURING TALENTED ENTERTAINERS AT EIGHT VENUES

Music Broadway Bayonne Friday, April 14th , 2017 is sponsored by Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone a program for the city of Bayonne that is a wonderful way to get out, go for dinner and listen to young talented musicians play while you dine.

Live Music on Broadway now in its 16th week pairs local musicians with some of Bayonne’s excellent dinner venues.

Continue reading MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE APRIL 14th, 2017

Hudson County Community College Hosting Job Fair in Jersey City on Tuesday, April 18

 

Hudson County Community College Job Fair

On Tuesday April 18th, 2017,  from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Hudson County Community College’s Career Development Center, Center for Business and Industry, Division of Non-Traditional Programs, and Office of Student Activities, and more than 90 companies with part-time and full-time opportunities will take part in a Job Fair.

The HCCC Job Fair is sponsored by M&T Bank. The event is open to
the entire community. Attendees may pre-register at
http://tinyurl.com/JSJobFair2017.

Sponsors for the event include M&T Bank (Platinum Sponsor); law firm of Marciano & Topazio (Silver Sponsor); Morgan Stanley (Silver Sponsor); and Care Finders Total Care, LLC (Event Sponsor).

Hudson County Community College Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City (two blocks from Journal Square PATH Transportation Center).

 

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Celebrate Mother Earth Festival at Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery April 29th, 2017

Mother Earth Festival

Come and celebrate Mother Earth Festival “talk to the animals, walk with the animals at Historic Jersey City  and Harsimus Annual Family Friendly Festival of eco exhibits, urban farming, live music, food/drink, mini tours, and of course, the animals!! Continue reading Celebrate Mother Earth Festival at Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery April 29th, 2017

JERSEY CITY’S Host 2nd Annual Great Jersey City Clean Up April 29th

Great Jersey City Clean-up Citywide Cleanup Mobilizes Hundreds of Volunteers to Remove Litter and Garbage from Neighborhoods and Parks as part of Earth Day Activities

 Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today that Jersey City’s Department of Public Works in partnership with Keep Jersey City Beautiful, will host a second annual citywide clean up – the Great Jersey City Clean Up. The Great Jersey City Clean Up will be held at locations citywide from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th, 2017.

Continue reading JERSEY CITY’S Host 2nd Annual Great Jersey City Clean Up April 29th

Mayor Fulop Announces Jersey City Police Chief Philip Zacche  Retiring June 1st

Police Chief Zacche Retiring
Jersey City Police Chief Philip Zacche

After 38-Year Career; Under Zacche’s Leadership During Fulop Administration, Department has Grown & Diversified & Crime has Continued to Decrease

Administration will commence a national search beginning June 1st accepting applications from inside and outside the department

 

Fitch upgrades Jersey City Credit Rating

 Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today that Police Chief Philip Zacche retiring as Chief of the Jersey City Police Department effective June 1st after a 38-year-career of public service.  Following his retirement, the administration will commence a national search accepting applications from inside and outside the department. Continue reading Mayor Fulop Announces Jersey City Police Chief Philip Zacche  Retiring June 1st

Update & FAQ Suez Water on Discolored Water  

 

Updates from SUEZ

As a result of routine maintenance being performed on the Jersey City aqueduct on Thursday evening, sediment disruption occurred in several pipelines and has resulted in cloudy and discolored water for several customers across Jersey City and Hoboken. SUEZ crews have been actively addressing the situation by dispatching investigators to locations that have reported continued issues. Investigators have flushed pipelines to clear out the harmless sediment.

Continue reading Update & FAQ Suez Water on Discolored Water  

The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation Announces “Shade Shuttle” Launch Multi-State Tour

TOUR VISITED HOBOKEN MONDAY, APRIL 10th, 2017

Shade Shuttle Tour

The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation is raising awareness and educating the community about melanoma by launching the “Shade Shuttle” and a multi-state tour. A polka dot bus featuring awareness facts about the deadliest form of skin cancer will be picked up in Egg Harbor, NJ on April 10, 2017 and stopping in Hoboken, NJ before heading home to Raleigh, NC.

 

Currently 1 in 5 people in the US will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime with melanoma being the deadliest. In 2016 the US Surgeon General declared skin cancer an epidemic in this country, yet it is highly preventable. Melanoma does not discriminate against age, race, gender or skin color, and the “Shade Shuttle” is setting out on a multi-state tour to spread awareness.

 

Recently a school bus was donated to the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation by Integrity Bus. Special thanks to Joe Duncan and the Tara Miller Melanoma Foundation  for facilitating the donation. Tara Miller lost her battle to melanoma six weeks shy of  her 30th birthday and her foundation has raised over $1.5 million to support research. Local Egg Harbor, NJ company Promotional Junction wrapped and branded the bus as the “Shade Shuttle,” which features polka dots and facts about melanoma. The bus will be converted into a mobile education unit upon its return home and plans to offer free skin screenings when possible.

Melanoma Shade Tour melanoma shade tour

melanoma Shade tour hoboken

The donated bus was picked up by the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation at 7:30am on April 10, 2017 at 5521 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, NJ. From there, the “Shade Shuttle” multi-state tour  stopped at Pier A, 101 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, NJ. The bus was there  from 12pm to 2pm. Offering Free skin screenings to visitors by the Schweiger Dermatology Group, as well as free tubes of sunscreen and sunglasses.

The tour continues with a stop in Richmond, VA, before the “Shade Shuttle” continues home to Raleigh, NC.

 

Trimark, a Raleigh, NC videography company will be documenting the “Shade Shuttle” journey and plans to produce a short video about the multi-state tour and the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation’s mission.

About the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation

Founded in 2015 by a three time melanoma survivor Tracy Callahan, the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds research, raises awareness and educates the community about melanoma. Learn more at polkadotmama.org.

Connect with the Polka Dot Melanoma Foundation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

 

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