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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:41 PM EDT

Route 495 Lane Closings Begin

Route 495 Lane Closings Begin

One of the most congested highways in the country is about to get a whole lot worse. Brian Thompson reports.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:18 AM EDT

Commuters Brace for Dreaded Route 495 Two-Year Repair Work

Commuters Brace for Dreaded Route 495 Two-Year Repair Work

The time has come.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 02:14 AM EDT

I-Team: Here's Why 495 Work Will Muck Up Traffic for 2 Years

I-Team: Here's Why 495 Work Will Muck Up Traffic for 2 Years

The commute is about to get worse for drivers on Route 495 in NJ, but some wonder why the repair work is going to muck up traffic for so long. The I-Team's Chris Glorioso reports.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 12:17 AM EDT

Why Will the 495 Bridge Project Take So Long to Finish?

Why Will the 495 Bridge Project Take So Long to Finish?

Rehabbing the one-third mile Route 495 bridge connecting the Lincoln Tunnel to the New Jersey Turnpike will take two and a half years, the New Jersey Department of Transportation estimates. That’s more time than...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 06:39 PM EDT

NYPD Turns to Smart Cars as They Prep for 495 Work

NYPD Turns to Smart Cars as They Prep for 495 Work

With work set to begin on Route 495, the NYPD is bracing for potential gridlock on the Manhattan side of the Lincoln Tunnel. They're using more smart cars, traffic cops and tablets. Andrew Siff reports.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Drivers Look to Escape 495 Traffic by Taking Boat

Drivers Look to Escape 495 Traffic by Taking Boat

With two days to go until the start of a major construction project in New Jersey, drivers are seeking alternatives to the Lincoln Tunnel. Andrew Siff is taking a look at the option of getting off the road...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:58 AM EDT

Lane Closings to Begin Friday on Route 495

Lane Closings to Begin Friday on Route 495

Route 495 Viaduct must be partially replaced, a project that started in earnest on Aug. 10 and is expected to take 2.5 years, during which time commuters will face multiple and persistent lane closures. Erica...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 06:29 PM EDT

495 Changes Impacting Drivers in Manhattan

495 Changes Impacting Drivers in Manhattan

The Garden State isn't alone in the headaches caused by the 495 closure. Andrew Siff reports on how Manhattanites are bracing for gridlock near the Lincoln Tunnel.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:52 AM EDT

First Big Test as 495 Work Begins and Commuters Hit the Road

First Big Test as 495 Work Begins and Commuters Hit the Road

Monday could be the first big test since work has begun on 495 in New Jersey as more motorists hit the road. Rana Novini reports.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:27 AM EDT

Alternative Routes During 495 Restoration Project

Alternative Routes During 495 Restoration Project

Emily West has your alternative routes for avoiding the construction during the I-495 restoration project.

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