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Bus Detour for No. 31 in South Orange - Effective Immediately

Effective immediately until Tuesday, April 23, Sloan Street will be closed between 2nd and 3rd streets for building construction. 

During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 31 in South Orange will operate on a detour as follows:

  • Buses traveling toward Newark Penn Station will travel from a turnaround for inbound service, continue on Valley Street, make a left on 3rd Street, left on Academy Street, left on 2nd Street, right on Valley Street, and then continue the regular route.
  • Buses traveling toward South Orange Station will end service at the Valley Street and 1st Street Bus Stop.

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, visit, or follow us at @NJTRANSIT on “X” (formerly Twitter).

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.