New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials recently announced the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed Monday morning, October 11 for tunnel inspection work in Bellmawr.
Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, October 11 until 11 a.m., the right lane on I-295 northbound will be closed beginning near the Essex Road overpass after Exit 26 where the highway splits for I-76 toward Philadelphia/I-295 toward Trenton.
The closure will continue through the tunnel and is necessary for an inspection of monitoring devices in the tunnel. Traffic from I-76 eastbound Exit 1B going into the tunnel will not be affected.
Four lanes of traffic will be maintained in the tunnel. Motorists should expect congestion on I-295 northbound and Route 42 northbound.
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