The state Department of Transportation has announced that there will be a series of closures affecting Exit 8 northbound Rt. 21 in Nutley this weekend and next.
NJDOT’s contractor, Anka Painting, is scheduled to close the Route 21 northbound entrance and exit ramps to and from Park Avenue in Nutley from 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 until around 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. The exit will also be closed the weekend of Oct. 26.
Route 21 northbound motorists destined for Park Avenue east into Lyndhurst or Park Avenue west into Nutley will be directed to use Exit 7 for Route 7/Rutgers Street/Belleville Turnpike. Park Avenue eastbound motorists from Nutley seeking access to Route 21 northbound will be directed to River Road south to the ramp for Route 21 northbound at Little Street. Park Avenue motorists from Lyndhurst seeking access to Route 21 northbound will be directed to use Riverside Avenue south to Route 7 west to Main Street northbound to Route 21 northbound.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change. Check www.511nj.org for updated information.