Water main break forced closure Thursday
Exit 6 on the northbound side of Rt. 21 in Belleville remained closed Friday morning as repairs continue on a water main that burst around 10 am yesterday. A state Department of Transportation spokesman said Friday that the exit is tentatively scheduled to reopen when the main is repaired by around 3 pm this afternoon. He cautioned, however, that the exit may remain closed longer if repairs are slowed down by the frigid temperatures or other conditions. To view updates on the status of the repairs, visit the DOT’s 511 site here. The main break does not affect any Belleville properties, the township’s public works department said.
Exit also closed the following weekend
Friday, October 12, 2012
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 …