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Route 42 northbound will have overnight lane closures 4/17/15

Traffic to be detoured on I-295 1/9/15

I-76 eastbound overnight lane closures to begin 1/5/15

Route 42 northbound to be closed overnight 12/26/14

Route 42 northbound and I-295 will have lane and ramp closures starting 12/12/14

Ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-295 northbound closed overnight 11/21/14

I-76 and Route 42 lane Closures for Week of 9/29/14

Route 42 northbound lane closures in Bellmawr 9/26/14

New traffic patterns on I-76 eastbound and I-295 northbound to begin 8/14/14

New Traffic Pattern on I-76 westbound begins this week 6/5/14

I-76 westbound ramp closures this weekend and new traffic pattern to begin 5/30/14

I-76 ramps to Market Street and Route 130 closed 5/16-5/19/14

I-76 Overnight ramp closures and new traffic patterns begin as the Direct Connection project advances 5/6/14

I-76 Reconstruction will require lane closures and new traffic patterns 4/28/14

Weekend Closure of Creek Road Bridge over Route 42 4/25/14

Weekend Closure of Bell Road Bridge over Interstate 295 3/21/14

Motorists to get first taste of Direct Connection project benefits 1/31/14

Nighttime Closure of Bell Road Bridge over Interstate 295

Overnight lane closures on I-295 south and ramp to Rt.42 south December 27th-28th

Overnight lane closures announced for I-95/Rt.42/I-76 interchange December 7th-8th

Bell Road Bridge over Interstate 295 to be closed November 12th-14th

Essex Ave under I-295 to be closed October 1st-15th

I-76 East Ramp to be closed July 19-21

NJDOT Contract 1 Press Release 4/25/13

Direct Connection Project Aims to Improve Safety Article 4/16/13

NJDOT Breaking Ground Press Release 3/11/13

Project Breaks Ground Article 3-11-13

Project History Article 2-25-13

Public Review Process Article 2-21-13