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Turnpike 14A Construction Update


        NJ Turnpike 14A Construction Project     Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and its contractors have provided the City of Bayonne with updated information about construction in and around the Turnpike’s 14 A interchange. 

In the toll plaza itself, renovation work is continuing on the toll plaza building. 

Asphalt resurfacing of the north side of the toll plaza and of the ramps between the toll plaza the Hudson County Extension is tentatively scheduled for late June 2017. 

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Turnpike Interchange 14A Improvement Project Work Schedule Next Three Weeks

14A Interchange project  
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
The Turnpike 14A Improvement Project Work Schedule for the next three weeks is posted here to help you during your weekly commute it shows what areas will be worked on and when.
  Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 8-10 continues.
  • During the weekend of 04/07/17, Toll Lanes 8, 9 & 10 will be reopened.
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.
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 04/17/17, 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.
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.

Carting Firm Coming Early Friday Pick Up Garbage Missed Recycling Bayonne


Recycling and Garbage collection bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Suburban Disposal, Bayonne’s carting contractor, will come to Bayonne beginning at 3:00 a.m. on Friday, February 10, for regular garbage pick-ups and to pick up any recycling that was missed on Thursday. 

The areas that were scheduled for recycling pick-ups on Thursday are from 1st Street to 30th Street, including Prospect Avenue, Avenue F, and Harbor Pointe (formerly The Alexan). Anyone in those areas whose recycling was not picked up on Thursday should leave it out for pick-up on Friday. 

Regular garbage pick-ups take place Fridays on every street except Broadway.  Anyone whose garbage is scheduled for Friday pick-ups should set it out on Thursday night. 



Bayonne Accepts Donation of 11 Sets of Firefighter Turnout Gear From IMTT

Bayonne firefighters get new gear

 Mayor Jimmy Davis and Bayonne Fire Chief Keith Weaver announced that that City accepted the donation of 11 sets of firefighter turnout gear from IMTT.

Representatives of IMTT including Terminal Manager Michael Morganti presented Mayor Davis, Fire Chief Keith Weaver, and Deputy Fire Chiefs Stephen Peterson and William Bartos with turnout gear valued at nearly $30,000.

“This donation is greatly appreciated and shows just how exceptional IMTT is as a corporate neighbor,” said Mayor Jimmy Davis. “This turnout gear is critical for keeping our firefighters safe when they come in contact with hazardous conditions in the course of their duties.”

“Safety is of utmost importance, and this gear will go a long way in keeping our firefighters safe. Many thanks to IMTT for their continued partnership with the Fire Department and City of Bayonne as they support our efforts,” said Chief



Bayonne’s Music on Broadway Friday December 16, 2016


dokus at sarelli's
Bob Dokus performs at K.P. Sarelli’s Restaurant, Broadway as part of City of Bayonne’s Music on Broadway Series


The Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone  (UEZ) and member businesses part of the UEZ are currently hosting a weekly event MUSIC ON BROADWAY.

Now in its fourth week the event has provided restaurant goers some incredible music while they sit  and eat in their favorite haunts.

Most of these restaurants and venues have  never had entertainment before the program and the public has enjoyed it to date.

The concept for the event was first started when the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone hosted Monday Music at the Museum a monthly series which brought bands into the Bayonne Commuinity Museum this past spring.

The series organizer Terry Young along with Dee Dee Bottino of the Bayonne UEZ have put together a talented group of 20 musicians who on a weekly basis rotate within the 18 various venues .

The next MUSIC ON BROADWAY will be held this Friday, December 16th with the following musicians, venues and times:

BUTERO…….184 Broadway…5:30pm    


K.P. SARELLI’S RESTAURNT…   241 Broadway…7:00pm


PERK UP CAFE’……317 Broadway…6:30pm


BIG APPLE …414 Broadway…6:00pm


MEZCAL KITCHEN…482 Broadway…7:00pm


PLANET WINGS…589 Broadway…7:00pm


BELLA SORRELLA  1020Broadway…7:00pm


VIC TAVERN 107 Hobart Ave…5:00pm


BCB BANK 595 AVE C…3:00pm


For more information call 201-858-6357


Bayonne Bridge Construction Update


Bayonne Bridge Construction
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Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has provided new information to the City of Bayonne about the Bayonne Bridge construction project.

Construction at most bridge piers on the Bayonne side of the bridge has been completed.  At Piers N6 and N7, between 1st and 2ndStreets, pipe struts are being installed.  The gantry should launch to this location during February. At Pier N8, which is between 2nd Street and Gertrude Street, the roadway segments’ closure pour is in process. Continue reading Bayonne Bridge Construction Update

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis announces developer of harbor station south

(Bayonne, NJ) – Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis today announced Kate Howard LTD as the developer of Harbor Station South in Bayonne.

Harbor South Bayonne Harbor Station South is the designation used for the southwest portion of the former Military Ocean Terminal (MOT) at Bayonne. “This is a major step in the right direction as we pursue full development of the MOT,” said Mayor Davis. Development of the MOT has topped the Davis administration’s agenda as one of its primary goals.

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bayonne home town fair

It promises to be something for everyone when the Bayonne Home Town Fair opens this weekend and brings the community out for some fun rides, delicious food, and activities for the kids.

On Sat, June 6, 11 am-7 pm, and Sun, June 7, 12-6 pm, 22nd to 24th Streets (along Del Monte Drive) in Bayonne will be packed with more than 60 vendors and non-profits, children’s rides, games and plenty of entertainment. A soundstage will be set up in the parking lot in front of the Polish American Club, and Kiddie Town near the Mini Golf Course will attract kids of all ages. Continue reading FAMILY FUN AT THE BAYONNE HOMETOWN FAIR

Bayonne Bridge Construction Update


Bayonne Bridge River View Observer             Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has provided the City of Bayonne with updated information on the Bayonne Bridge construction project.

At Pier N2, south of 1st Street, by the Kill Van Kull shoreline, work continues on constructing footings.

At Piers N3, N4, and N5, south of 1st Street, work has been completed for now.

 At Piers N6 & Pier N7,  north of 1st Street (between 1st and 2nd Streets), the Port Authority will be working in this area until December.  Drill shaft work and excavation are under way for sixteen footings. Continue reading Bayonne Bridge Construction Update