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Lambertville-New Hope Bridge to be closed

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the Lambertville-New Hope Bridge (non-toll) is scheduled to be closed next week for emergency utility work. Traffic will be detoured using the Route 202 troll bridge.

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC), owns and operates the bridge.
Beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, until approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, Verizon is scheduled to close the Lambertville-New Hope Bridge and Route 179 at Union Street in Lambertville, N.J. Bridge Street in New Hope will be closed at Main Street.

Detours will be in place on both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of the bridge and local police will maintain access to the bridge for emergency responders and pedestrians. Access to the parking lots for Lambertville Station and Lilly’s on the Canal will be closed. Lambertville Station Restaurant will be closed for dinner on Tuesday, April 25 and local police will direct guests of Lambertville Station Inn. The following detours will be in place:

New Jersey Traffic Heading to Pennsylvania:

Traffic on Route 179/Bridge Street heading westbound toward New Hope will be directed to turn right onto Main Street to Route 202 westbound and across the Toll Bridge into Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Traffic Heading to New Jersey:

Traffic on Bridge Street heading toward Lambertville will directed to turn left onto Main Street to Route 202 eastbound and across the Toll Bridge into New Jersey.

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