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New Jersey Turnpike Widening Project Nearing Completion

The largest project is the largest in the 63-year history of the New Jersey Turnpike will wrap up by the middle of November.
October 23, 2014, 8am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The massive $2.5 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike between Interchange 6 and 9 is tentatively scheduled to open to traffic on this weekend, starting with the northbound lanes," reports Larry Higgs.

"Crews are finishing up the final work on what amounts to 170 miles of new lanes to widen the turnpike from 6 to 12 lanes, which began in June 2009."

This is the same $2.5 billion project reported in March to be based on obsolete traffic projections.

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Published on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in NJ.com
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