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NJ DOT: Sinkhole repair project underway in West Orange; work continues in Somerset County

A sinkhole repair project in West Orange will close an exit ramp for one month, the state Department of Transportation announced on Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2022, 9:42 AM

Updated 725 days ago

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A sinkhole project in West Orange will close an exit ramp for one month, the state Department of Transportation announced on Thursday.
According to the advisory, "Beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 24, and lasting for approximately four weeks, NJ DOT's contractor, IEW Construction Group Inc., is scheduled to close and detour the ramp from Pleasant Valley Way/CR 636 to I-280 eastbound. The closure is necessary to repair a sinkhole resulting from damage to a stormwater pipe caused by Tropical Storm Ida."
Crews are continuing work on a sinkhole that developed Sunday in Somerset County which shutdown Exit 21A, which connects Interstate 287 North to Interstate 78 East.


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