Traffic Advisory: Multiple Roadworks and a Downed Tree Affecting Morris County Roads

Motorists Face Delays and Lane Closures Due to Ongoing Construction and Inclement Conditions

Travelers in Morris County should prepare for potential delays today due to a series of construction projects and an incident involving a downed tree. Key roadways across the county are experiencing disruptions, impacting daily commutes and travel plans.

Downed Tree and Wires on US 206:

  • As of 12:27 pm, US 206 is closed in both directions north of CR 512/Pottersville Rd in Chester Township due to a downed tree and wires. All lanes are closed, and a detour is in place. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes and expect delays in the area.

Construction Projects and Lane Closures:

  1. I-80 Eastbound Construction: Near Exit 30 - Howard Blvd in Mount Arlington, the left lane is closed for construction until 3:00 PM.
  2. I-287 Northbound Work: Construction between north of Exit 42 - US 46 in Parsippany-Troy Hills Township has resulted in the left lane being closed until 2:00 PM.
  3. NJ 15 Lane Closure: In Rockaway Township, near CR 699/Berkshire Valley Rd, one right lane is closed on NJ 15 in both directions until 3:00 PM.
  4. US 46 Lane Restrictions: East of I-80 in Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, one left lane on US 46 in both directions will be closed until 3:00 PM.
  5. I-80 Shoulder Work: Eastbound near Exit 34 - NJ 15 in Jefferson Township, the right shoulder is closed until 2:00 PM.
  6. I-287 Northbound Lane Closure: Near Exit 37 - NJ 24 in Morris Township, the right lane is closed until 3:00 PM.
  7. NJ 23 Shoulder Closure: From north of Alexander Avenue in Pequannock Township to north of Maple Lake Road in Kinnelon, the right shoulder is closed until 3:00 PM.
  8. NJ 124 Construction: From near I-287 in Morristown to Montclair Ave/Millburn Ave/CR 630 in Maplewood Township, all lanes remain open until 3:00 PM, indicating minimal impact on traffic.
  9. US 202 Lane Closure: Northbound near Harter Rd in Morris Township, one left lane is closed with alternating traffic until 3:00 PM.
  10. I-287 Southbound Shoulder Work: Near Exit 30 - North Maple Ave in Harding Township, the right shoulder is closed until 2:00 PM.
  11. US 46 Shoulder Restrictions: From east of CR 644/Main St to west of NJ 53 in Denville Township, the right shoulder is closed until 3:00 PM.

Motorists are urged to plan their routes accordingly and allow extra travel time. 

The ongoing construction efforts are part of broader initiatives to maintain and improve New Jersey's road infrastructure, ensuring safer travel for all residents and visitors. 

Stay informed on traffic conditions and updates by checking local traffic reports and the NJ Department of Transportation's website.

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