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Landing Lane Bridge to Close for Approximately Six Weeks Starting July 14

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (July 13, 2021) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Landing Lane Bridges over the Raritan River and Delaware & Raritan Canal will be closed and detoured beginning tomorrow for emergency repairs in New Brunswick, Middlesex County. 

Beginning at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, July 14, NJDOT’s contractor is scheduled to close and detour the Landing Lane Bridges over the Raritan River and D&R Canal.  This closure will allow the contractor to complete emergency repairs to the bridge superstructure and deck. The following signed detour is anticipated to remain in place for approximately six weeks:

Landing Lane Bridges northbound detour:

  • Motorists traveling on Landing Lane in New Brunswick wishing to cross the river to Piscataway will be directed to turn right onto George Street
  • Continue on George Street, which becomes College Avenue
  • Turn left onto Bishop Place
  • Turn left onto George Street
  • Turn right onto the ramp to Route 18 northbound
  • Keep left to merge onto Route 18 northbound and cross the river
  • Keep right and take the ramp to River Road/Piscataway/Highland Park

Landing Lane Bridges southbound detour:

  • Motorists traveling on River Road wishing to cross the river to New Brunswick will be directed to take the ramp onto Route 18 southbound
  • Merge onto Route 18 southbound and cross the river
  • Keep right and take the ramp towards Route 27 southbound/George Street/New Brunswick/College Ave Campus
  • Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Huntington Street
  • Turn right onto College Avenue
  • Continue on College Avenue, which becomes George Street, back to Landing Lane

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. For NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NewJerseyDOT and our Facebook page.