New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced that one lane of Route 22 eastbound in Union will close starting Monday for up to eight days for PSE&G utility work. Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, PSE&G will close the left lane of Route 22 eastbound near the Foot Locker just west of North Michigan Road to just past the Sunoco gas station. Drivers will still be able to access to the businesses and gas station. PSE&G crews will be working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The work includes cleaning and inspecting pipes, installing a new conductor and a splicing operation.
Expect congestion and delays, particularly during the peak commuting times. Drivers are urged to use caution and slow down through the area. Variable message signs will notify motorists of the traffic pattern changes. The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors.
Visit NJDOT’s traffic information websitewww.511nj.org for real-time travel information.?