Route 34 to be closed and detoured overnight as roadway reconstruction project nears completion

Please see notice from NJDOT regarding the overnight work that took place on Monday May 6, 2024 at 10 p.m to Tuesday May 7, 2024 6 a.m.:

Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, May 6, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7, Route 34 northbound will be closed and detoured between Old Mill Road and Route 9. In addition, Route 34 southbound will be closed and detoured between Route 9 and Old Mill Road. The closures are necessary for final milling, paving, and striping. By Tuesday morning, Route 34 northbound and southbound will be reopened. The following detours will be in place overnight:

Route 34 northbound detour:

·      Motorists on Route 34 northbound wishing to continue onto Route 9 northbound will be directed to turn left onto Old Mill Road, which is a half-mile before Route 34 meets Route 9

·       At the light, turn right onto Route 9 northbound

Route 34 southbound detour:

·       Motorists on Route 9 southbound wishing to take the ramp to Route 34 southbound will be directed to continue on Route 9 southbound

·         Take the exit to Schulmeister Road

·         Turn left onto Schulmeister Road

·         At the light, cross Route 9 and continue on Schulmeister Road

·        Turn right onto Old Mill Road

·     Turn right onto Route 34 southbound

This work is part of the $1.7 million federally funded Route 34 Bridge over Former Brick Yard Road project that will remove the bridge deck and replace it with a paved roadway. The project is expected to be completed later this spring.

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 for construction updates and real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on X (Twitter) @NewJerseyDOT or on the NJDOT Facebook page.

If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Hammond, Regional Coordinator for NJDOT-Office of Community and Constituent Relations at (609) 963-1982.