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Bus Route Nos. 82, 83, 87: Summit Avenue Bridge Closure due to Reconstruction Work Resulting in Service Delays in Jersey City - Friday, May 19 through Fall 2017
May 09, 2017

 

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 19 and continuing through early fall 2017, the Summit Avenue Bridge over Route 139 in Jersey City will be closed for New Jersey Department of Transportation reconstruction work.

Alternate bus stops available along service routes

During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus Routes No. 82 (Jersey City Heights/Exchange Place), No. 83 (Hackensack/Jersey City/Journal Square) and No. 87 (Jersey City/Secaucus, Overnight “OWL” trips only) will operate on detours and may experience service delays of up to 15 minutes. 

Customers should also expect service impacts around areas within the vicinity of the construction work and along the routes including Jersey City, Union City, North Bergen, Secaucus, Fairview, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Bogota, Teaneck and Hackensack.

Detour Information:

  • Buses traveling northbound from Summit Avenue at Hoboken Avenue in Jersey City will make a right on Hoboken Avenue, left on Central Avenue, left on Jefferson Avenue, west to Summit Avenue, and make a right to continue the regular route.
  • Buses traveling southbound fromSummit Avenue at Jefferson Avenue in Jersey City will make a left on Jefferson Avenue, east to Central Avenue, right on Central Avenue, right on Hoboken Avenue, west to Summit Avenue, and then continue the regular route on Summit Avenue at Hoboken Avenue/Newark Avenue.

Customers are advised to plan accordingly and to allow for extra travel time.

Please note: The following charts indicate the bus stops that will not be served during this detour as well as alternate bus stops customers can access for their trips.

Northbound

Bus Stop Not Serviced Location Alternative Bus Stop

Location

MyBus ID #21100 Summit Avenue at Hoboken
Avenue, northbound, far side
MyBus ID #20783 Hoboken Avenue at Summit Avenue, eastbound, far side
MyBus ID #21101 SummitAvenue at Hopkins Avenue, northbound, far side MyBus ID #20612 Central Avenue at Beacon Avenue, northbound, far side

Southbound

Bus Stop Not Serviced

Location Alternative Bus Stop Location
MyBus ID #21122

Summit Avenue at Beacon Avenue, southbound, far side

MyBus ID #20640 Central Avenue at Beacon Avenue, southbound, far side
MyBus ID #21123 Summit Avenue at Newark
Avenue, southbound, near side
MyBus ID #20784 Hoboken Avenue at Summit Avenue, westbound, near side

In addition to the above, all overnight service on the Nos. 82, 83 and 87 “OWL” Service also will make stops along Central Avenue between Hoboken Avenue and Jefferson Avenue and at other marked NJ Transit bus stops locations upon customer request.

We apologize for any inconvenience this detour may cause. For more information, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.