Section of New Jersey Turnpike from Holland Tunnel to Route 139 closed for repairs

New Jersey State Police say a section of the westbound New Jersey Turnpike from the Holland Tunnel to Route 139 has been reopened after a

The Department of Transportation was forced to close

The Department of Transportation was forced to close a section of the New Jersey Turnpike from the Holland Tunnel to Route 139 westbound for emergency repairs Tuesday. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

JERSEY CITY - The Department of Transportation was forced to close a section of the New Jersey Turnpike from the Holland Tunnel to Route 139 westbound for emergency repairs Tuesday.

All lanes from the tunnel to the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension were closed for a few hours to repair a sink hole, according to the New Jersey State Police.

The DOT reopened all the lanes much earlier than intially expected.

 

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