Traffic Jam in South Hoboken

10/5/2009:

6:07pm Update: HPD reopened the road allowing traffic to again flow through. It has not yet been paved, only stripped of its top layer. We could have a repeat of the situation tomorrow.

Paving Pandemonium

What’s going on with the big jam in Southwest Hoboken currently?

Well, the powers that be decided to schedule street-paving during the evening rush-hour on Jackson Street – and the entire south-end of town is clogged to the gills.

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homeworld
homeworld
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 12:02 am

Jeff Boss witnessed Dawn Zimmer arrange the road paving!

Litteredboken
Litteredboken
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 8:38 pm

jam & warning were reported yesterday on 411. Check the site for updates and you won’t have this problem.

I have said it before and it bears repeating…without 411.com, what the hell would we know about this damn city??? I hope– and doubt– Perry gets paid for his work on behalf of the city. And it is almost a shame that you know the city relies on him to do their work. Almost a shame because we get to bash them without retribution. I just wish the city didn’t get away with so much.

joey
joey
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 1:26 pm

Not only to they inconvenience you, they also hide police officers on corners catching drivers who are cutting by the firehouse and the gas station on Observer Highway. Nice job mayor Zimmer now you can justify you double dipping the taxpayers.

matt_72
matt_72
Reply to  joey
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 1:46 pm

Yeah, nice job of making cops write tickets. Get more of them out there doing that all over town.

I say Zimmer conducts a poll to find out what streets all the complainers live on, and those streets can remain unpaved in perpetuity. I personaly am happy they are paving. A couple days of traffic headaches sure beats the daily beating my car takes when driving through town on a daily basis.

In response to joey who said:

Not only to they inconvenience you, they also hide police officers on corners catching drivers who are cutting by the firehouse and the gas station on Observer Highway. Nice job mayor Zimmer now you can justify you double dipping the taxpayers.

jc5201
jc5201
Reply to  joey
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 6:33 pm

Good job police! The biggest problem in this city from administration & council on down is a lack of execution. They should be ticketing as much as possible. Nothing says we are totally committed to raising funds to help combat this budget crisis like a push on ticketing for minor offenses. It’s a small piece of the puzzle but why not make jackasses who don’t live here (or who do) contribute for doing something stupid and illegal.
Getting stuck in this jam today is very foolish. The jam & warning were reported yesterday on 411. Check the site for updates and you won’t have this problem.

In response to joey who said:

Not only to they inconvenience you, they also hide police officers on corners catching drivers who are cutting by the firehouse and the gas station on Observer Highway. Nice job mayor Zimmer now you can justify you double dipping the taxpayers.

matt_72
matt_72
Reply to  jc5201
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 8:22 am

It is those “minor offenses” that help make driving and walking around Hoboken more dangerous. Maybe if they went after “minor offenses” more often, folks could see pedestrians better at crosswalks and buses/trucks wouldn’t get stuck behind double parked cars on Willow. If it raises revenue, then great. If it gets people to change behavior, even better.

In response to jc5201 who said:

Good job police! The biggest problem in this city from administration & council on down is a lack of execution. They should be ticketing as much as possible. Nothing says we are totally committed to raising funds to help combat this budget crisis like a push on ticketing for minor offenses. It’s a small piece of the puzzle but why not make jackasses who don’t live here (or who do) contribute for doing something stupid and illegal.
Getting stuck in this jam today is very foolish. The jam & warning were reported yesterday on 411. Check the site for updates and you won’t have this problem.

lokelyokel
lokelyokel
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 12:23 pm

If you don’t like it then go complain about it on the internet.

nubber
nubber
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 9:45 am

this has to be Zimmer’s mistake. I mean it just has to be.

plywood
plywood
Reply to  nubber
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:25 am

Yeah! And her soccer team somehow made that pier by the soccer field collapse! We just can’t prove it! Gotta love election season.

In response to nubber who said:

this has to be Zimmer’s mistake. I mean it just has to be.

King of Rock
King of Rock
Reply to  nubber
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 12:30 pm

I saw Mason handing out campaign fliers to the people stuck in traffic. The fliers said something about Zimmer backed up.

In response to nubber who said:

this has to be Zimmer’s mistake. I mean it just has to be.

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