At this juncture, the project's construction activities have surpassed the 70-percent completed threshold and the Commission anticipates that it may be possible to reach substantial completion - the point when round-the-clock lane closures are no longer necessary - before the original mid-December target date.

More information on the rehabilitation project is available at www.drjtbc.org/tollbridgerehab. To enhance communication with the public, the Commission also has established a toll-free question/comment line - 1-855-FIX-SPAN, a Twitter handle - @22tollbridge, and a project-specific email address - 22tollbridge@drjtbc.org.

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update June 27, 2014:

Two Route 22 ramps on the New Jersey side of the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge will be closed for paving work early next week, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today.

The Broad Street exit ramp from Route 22 east in Phillipsburg will be subjected to a continuous round-the-clock beginning 6 a.m. Monday, June 30, and ending 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 2.

Meanwhile, the on-ramp to Route 22 west from Third Street/Memorial Parkway in Phillipsburg will be closed between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily on Monday, June 30; Tuesday, July 1, and Wednesday, July 2. The schedule at this ramp is such that it will allow for highway access during the evening peak traffic period in the westbound direction.

Motorists are urged to use alternate routes when the respective ramps are closed.

The scheduled travel restrictions are subject to change due to weather, traffic conditions and emergencies. Motorists are urged to reduce their speeds and use caution when travelling through active work zones.

The closures are needed to allow for milling and repaving at the two ramps as one facet of the Easton-Phillipsburg [Route 22] Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Project currently in its second year of execution.

More information on the rehabilitation project is available at www.drjtbc.org/tollbridgerehab. To enhance communication with the public, the Commission also has established a toll-free question/comment line - 1-855-FIX-SPAN, a Twitter handle - @22tollbridge, and a project-specific email address - 22tollbridge@drjtbc.org.

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update June 20, 2014:

The Broad Street exit ramp from Route 22 East in Phillipsburg is scheduled to be shut down Monday to Thursday next week, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced today.

The scheduled ramp closure is set to begin 6 a.m. June 23, and continue to be in place until 4 p.m. June 26. Motorists are urged to use alternate routes when the ramp is closed.

The ramp shutdown is subject to change due to weather, traffic conditions and emergencies. Motorists are urged to reduce their speeds and use caution when travelling through active work zones.

The ramp closure is needed to carry out a series of construction activities associated with the Easton-Phillipsburg [Route 22] Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Project. This work includes storm sewer inlet removal and replacement, concrete curb removal and replacement, and guiderail replacement.

More information on the rehabilitation project is available at www.drjtbc.org/tollbridgerehab. To enhance communication with the public, the Commission also has established a toll-free question/comment line - 1-855-FIX-SPAN, a Twitter handle - @22tollbridge, and a project-specific email address - 22tollbridge@drjtbc.org.

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update May 7, 2014:

Motorists may encounter traffic stoppages of up to 15 minutes during overnight hours late Wednesday into early Thursday along both directions of Route 22 at the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge.

The travel restrictions are needed to allow contractors to cleanse the roadway surface of project-related residue.

Each intermittent traffic stoppages may last up to 15-minutes. The stoppages will be at various intervals along either direction of Route 22 between 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, and 2 a.m. Thursday, May 8.

Motorists planning to use Route 22 in the Easton-Phillipsburg during this period are advised to allow extra time to reach their destinations or use alternative routes.

The scheduled travel-restriction start dates and times are subject to change due to weather, emergency, and traffic considerations. Motorists should reduce their speeds whenever traveling through a designated work zone.