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Overnight Lane Closures Planned for Routes 147, 109, 47 This Week

Overnight Lane Closures Planned for Routes 147, 109, 47 This Week

From the state Department of Transportation

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Route 147, Route 109, and Route 47 are scheduled to have overnight lane closures this week as a pavement preservation project advances in Cape May County. The closures are necessary to apply chip seal to the roadway. Alternating traffic will be maintained overnight.

Monday, June 3
From 8 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 3, until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4, single lane closures are scheduled on Route 147 in both directions between Route 9 and New York Avenue in North Wildwood, and on Route 109 in both directions between Wilson Drive and Route 9 in Lower Township.

Tuesday, June 4, and Wednesday, June 5
From 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, single lane closures are scheduled on Route 47 in both directions between the north end of the drawbridge over Grassy Sound in Lower Township and Hawthorne Drive in Middle Township.

Thursday, June 6
From 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6, until 6 a.m. Friday, June 7, single lane closures are scheduled on Route 109 in both directions between Wilson Drive and Route 9 in Lower Township.

The $6.5 million federally funded Route 47, 109 & 147 Pavement Preservation project will improve pavement conditions on approximately three miles of Route 47 between West Rio Grande Boulevard in Wildwood/Lower Township and Hawthorne Drive in Middle Township; approximately two miles of Route 109 between Yacht Avenue in Cape May City and Route 9 in Lower Township; and approximately four miles of Route 147 between Route 9 in Middle Township and New York Avenue in North Wildwood City. Work is expected to be complete by fall of 2024.

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 www.511nj.org for construction updates and real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on X (Twitter) @NewJerseyDOT or on the NJDOT Facebook page.

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