Hoboken Paving and Milling

Christmas Miracle – Hoboken Paving

Two short blocks on Washington Street are getting paved today. Just in time for the Christmas Tree lighting. I’m sure they’ll make reference to the task that took them like 10 years of talking to make happen.

Hoboken Paving and Milling

Well, well. Washington Street is getting a little bit of a smooth-over this week downtown. Took “mayor” Zimmer like Eleventeen years to do anything.

What’s the over/under on when it will become a kidney-jarring nightmare? We say 12 months.

At some given point – Hoboken will be such a constricted traffic nightmare (regardless of “smart” technology). Commerce will likely dwindle quite drastically. People will find other avenues to drown themselves in liquor and other over-priced tchotchkes.

Hoboken Paving

Downtown Hoboken Paving Announcement:

Hoboken Paving and Milling Scheduled for Week of December 4th on Portion of Washington Street

Milling and paving of four blocks of Washington Street between Observer Highway and 3rd Street is scheduled to take place the week of December 4th, weather permitting. Expected hours of operation are 8:00am to 7:30pm. Efforts will be made to maintain vehicular traffic where possible, however road closures will be required at times.

During construction, NJ Transit buses will operate on a detour. Buses heading toward Hoboken Terminal will travel south along Washington Street, detour east on 5th Street, and south on Hudson Street. Buses heading towards New York will leave the bus terminal from Observer Highway, turn north on Bloomfield Street, turn east on 5th Street, and continue north on Washington Street along the regular route.

To facilitate bus detours, parking will be prohibited on both sides of 5th Street between Bloomfield Street and Hudson Street as well as on both sides of Bloomfield Street near Observer Highway and Hudson Street near 5th Street. Police will be on hand to help direct traffic.

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