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    NEWSLETTERS

    With Irene on the way, roads in South Jersey and public transit all over were being effected ahead of the storm (Published Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011)

    Below is a full list of important travel closures and delays in the area due to Hurricane Irene. Check back for further updates as they become available.

    NEW JERSEY:

    • SB  Garden State Pkwy: - at 8pm tonight the SB lanes are expected to be closed between Exit 98 in Wall into Cape May due to the impending storm
    • SB  RT-347: - beginning at 6pm, the SB lanes will be closed for emergency evacuations. Both sides of travel will be used for NB traffic. 
    • SB  RT-47: between RT-55 and PACIFIC AVE - beginning at 6pm, the SB lanes will be closed for emergency evacuations. Both sides of travel will be used for NB traffic.   
    • Atlantic City Exwy: - until further notice all tolls will be suspended pursuant to an order by Governor Christie 
    • NB  Garden State Pkwy: generally jammed Ocean City/Marmora (#25) to Atlantic City Exwy (#38) | between RT-72 (#63) and Waretown (#69) - road work expected to block the right lane - scheduled 9am-7pm | jammed approaching Toms River (#81) to past Toms River (#81) 
    • Garden State Pkwy: between RT-109/Cape May and Toms River (#81) - until further notice all tolls will be suspended pursuant to an order by Governor Christie 

    DELAWARE:

    • SB  Delaware RT-1: is closed at 146th St due to the evacuation of Ocean City, MD
    • NB  Delaware RT-1: slow Bus.Delaware RT-1/Milford to RT-10/Dover (#95)  Del. RT-1: slow RT-1 Business to RT-10 
    • Lewes/Cape May: Cape May Lewes Ferry - the ferry has ceased operations until Monday morning weather permitting 

    MASS TRANSIT:

    • SEPTA - no service - from 12am Sunday and lasting through the duration of the hurricane
    • AMTRAK - no service - beginning at 5pm Saturday and lasting through the duration of the hurricane
    • DART Route 305 Beach Bus - suspended service - service has been suspended today due to the impending storm 
    • DART - suspended service - there will be no DART service and no Paratransit services in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties on Saturday and Sunday due to Hurricane Irene 
    • NEW JERSEY TRANSIT - no service - from 12pm Saturday and lasting through the duration of the hurricane