Aug. 15, 2018
Starting this Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, one lane of the 495 bridge which extends between Rte. 3 fork and Kennedy Blvd. in Union City, will be closed permanently until next year. Then next year 2019 another lane shift will reduce four lanes into three, in each direction approaching the helix. The Exclusive Bus Lane (alternate direction early AM) will remain in place during the 2 1/2 years of construction.
Read more: NJ.com report Q & A on 495 lane closures