Morristown street closures: Chestnut on Aug. 19, Ridgedale, Aug. 20-21

Morristown police advise that Chestnut Street will be closed to through traffic today, Aug. 19, 2014, between 9 am and 3 pm, for sewer grate repairs.

But the real challenges come on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20-21, on Ridgedale Avenue. As we noted previously, the state is replacing railroad tracks between 7 am Wednesday and 4 pm on Thursday, at Ridgedale and John Street.

morristown police logoPolice warn of “significant traffic delays.”  Businesses will remain open, but through traffic will be diverted onto these detours:

Northbound Ridgedale Avenue – traffic heading towards Morris Township / Hanover Township and all points north will be detoured onto westbound Abbett Avenue, northbound Martin Luther King Avenue, eastbound Hanover Avenue back to Ridgedale Avenue.

Southbound Ridgedale Avenue – traffic heading towards Morristown and all points south will be detoured onto eastbound East Hanover Avenue, southbound Whippany Road, westbound LaFayette Avenue back to Ridgedale Avenue.

“As Ridgedale Avenue is a heavily traveled roadway, all motorists are encouraged to utilize alternate routes if at all possible,” said Police Lt. Stuart Greer.

Detours for Ridgedale Avenue, Aug. 20 and 21, 2014.

Detours for Ridgedale Avenue, Aug. 20 and 21, 2014.



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