I-295 overnight ramp closures tonight and Tuesday night in Ewing, Hopewell, and Lawrence, Mercer CountySeries of closures necessary for striping

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a series of overnight ramp closures on I-295 tonight and Tuesday night as the Smart and Connected Corridor Route 1/I-295 project begins in Mercer County. Tonight, Monday, June 20
Beginning at 8pm tonight, Monday, June 20 until 5am tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21, NJDOT’s contractor, HBC Company, Inc., is scheduled to close and detour three I-295 southbound ramps in Mercer County for striping. Only one ramp will be closed at a time. Follow the signed detours.

  • I-295 southbound Exit 75 to CR 579/Bear Tavern Road/West Trenton
  • I-295 southbound Exit 72 to Route 31/Ewing/Pennington
  • I-295 southbound Exit 68B to CR 546/Franklin Corner Road East/Princeton Pike

Tuesday, June 21
Beginning at 8pm Tuesday, June 21 until 5am Wednesday, June 22, two I-295 northbound ramps and one I-295 southbound ramp are scheduled to be closed and detoured for striping. Only one ramp will be closed at a time. Follow the signed detours.

  • I-295 northbound Exit 75 to CR 579/Bear Tavern Road/West Trenton
  • I-295 northbound Exit 72 to Route 31/Ewing/Pennington
  • I-295 southbound Exit 62 to Olden Avenue North

 This work is part of the $14 million state-funded Smart & Connected Route 1/I-295 Corridor project. Work includes the installation of electrical cabinets, conduit, foundations, and poles at interchanges/ramps along the Route 1 corridor and I-295 in Hopewell, Ewing, Hamilton, Lawrence, and West Windsor in Mercer County, and Plainsboro, South Brunswick, North Brunswick, Edison, Woodbridge, and New Brunswick in Middlesex County.  The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for construction updates and real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NewJerseyDOT or on the NJDOT Facebook page.

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