NJDOT ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURE – Route 147 Jughandle

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THIS NOTICE IS PROVIDED FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY. SINCE THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, IT IS NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLIC DISSEMINATION OR RELEASE TO THE NEWS MEDIA.

ALL WORK IN THIS NOTICE IS WEATHER DEPENDENT.

To Whom it May Concern:

A Traffic Impact Notice is attached. Please Note: The detour plan has been revised in consideration to truck traffic as Maryland Avenue is prohibited for the same.   A plan of the “revised” detour is attached. Re-sent to change 2018 to 2019.

(DPM Project) 14 Day Notice: Route 147 Jughandle Closure

Nature of Work:   This is a bulkhead rehabilitation job. Steel sheets and H piles will be driven behind the bulkhead on the outer edge of jughandle K to Anglesea Drive. For this the jug handle has to be closed for two months.

Project:    Maintenance Bridge Scour and Underwater Structural Repair Contract, Statewide 2018

Route/Direction/MP: Route 147 / EB / MP 3.54

Municipality/County:  North Wildwood City / Cape May County

Anticipated Traffic Impacts:  Jughandle K to Anglesea Drive will be permanently closed for two months.

Description of New Traffic Pattern:  The traffic for Anglesea Drive would be detoured straight on Route 147 EB to a traffic light on New York Avenue. From there the traffic would be directed left on to N. New York Avenue. After that the traffic would again be directed left on to Anglesea Drive.

Proposed Start Date of New Traffic Pattern: Monday March 18, 2019

Any other comments:  The jughandle closure will greatly improve the efficiency of work giving enough time to complete the work before Memorial Day.

If you have any questions, please contract Denise Peck, Regional Manager, NJDOT-Community and Constituent Relations at (609) 963-1982.

2019-03-05T15:20:59-04:00