Bus Detour for Nos. 85 & 87 in Jersey City - Effective Immediately through July 2022

Effective immediatley through approximately July 2022, Paterson Avenue will be closed between Harrison and Monroe avenues due to a traffic-pattern pilot program. During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus Route Nos. 85 & 87 in Jersey City will operate on a detour as follows:

  • Buses traveling toward Hoboken will travel from Paterson and Harrison avenues, make a right on Harrison Avenue, left on Observer Highway, continue to Newark Street, and then continue the regular route.

Note: Bus stops may be lost during this detour. Please read the above detour directions carefully, and allow for extra travel time.

We appreciate your patience as we accommodate this temporary routing adjustment.

Customers are encouraged to monitor Travel Alerts & Advisories, sign up for My Transit Alerts, download the NJ TRANSIT app and follow us on Social Media for the latest service information.

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