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Detour for Nos. 5 & 21 in Newark - Monday, August 26 to Early Morning, Tuesday, August 27, 2019
August 22, 2019



Beginning on Monday, August 26 at 10:30 a.m. and continuing through Tuesday, August 27 at 2 a.m., Market Street will be closed between Washington Street and McCarter Highway/Rt. 21 for the MTV Video Music Awards.

During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus Route Nos. 5 and 21 in Newark will operate on a detour.

  • Buses traveling toward Newark will travel from Market and Washington streets, make a left on Washington Street, Bus Route No. 5 will continue on Washington Street, make a right on Raymond Blvd., and continue straight to Newark Penn Lane.
  • Buses traveling toward East Orange/West Orange will travel from Raymond Blvd. and Mulberry Street, continue straight to University Avenue, make a left on University Avenue, and then continue the regular route.

Note: Bus stops at Broad, Market and Halsey streets will be temporarily closed during this time.

We apologize for any inconvenience this detour may cause.

For more information and language assistance, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.