Major Construction Projects Impact Traffic Across Morris County

Multiple Lanes and Shoulders Closed on Key Highways Including I-80 and NJ 10; Disruptions Expected Until Late Afternoon

MORRISTOWN, NJ – As of this morning, motorists in Morris County are experiencing significant disruptions due to numerous construction projects on key highways. The projects, affecting major routes such as I-80, NJ 15, NJ 10, and US 46, have resulted in lane and shoulder closures, with expected completion times ranging from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM today.

On I-80 eastbound, construction near Exit 34 (NJ 15 in Roxbury Twp) and Exit 39 (NJ 53 in Denville Twp) has led to the closure of the left lane and right shoulder, respectively. Similar construction activities are taking place in the vicinity of Exit 38 (US 46 in Denville Twp) and Exit 42 (US 202/Littleton Rd in Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp), with right shoulder closures in effect until 2:00 PM.

NJ 15 is witnessing lane closures in both directions from Taylor Rd to CR 699/Berkshire Valley Rd in Jefferson Twp and near Morris CR 643/Morris St in Dover. NJ 10 is similarly affected, with construction activities from Manor Ln in Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp to CR 665 in Randolph Twp, and on the eastbound ramp from Dryden Way in Hanover Twp. The ramp construction in Hanover Twp will result in all lanes being closed and detoured until 11:59 PM on December 04, 2023, marking the longest disruption among the reported projects.

US 46 is also impacted, with construction in both directions from East of I-287 to East of CR 637/Beverwyck Rd in Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp, the westbound area of I-80 in Denville Twp, and the eastbound CR 641/Sussex St in Dover.

Lastly, NJ 23 northbound from North of Cotluss Rd in Riverdale to CR 511/Boonton Av in Butler is seeing left lane closures.

Motorists are advised to plan their routes accordingly and expect delays. The construction activities are part of ongoing efforts to maintain and improve the county's road infrastructure. As always, safety is a priority, and drivers are urged to exercise caution when traveling through construction zones.

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