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Fair Lawn Emergency Management
Thursday October 13th, 2016 :: 11:47 a.m. EDT
Advisory

Fair Lawn Avenue Railroad-Crossing Repairs

<div><span><span>The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will perform a railroad crossing rehabilitation project on Fair Lawn Avenue that will require road closures and detours.&nbsp; In order to provide safer and smoother railroad crossing in Fair Lawn, the existing crossing will be replaced with new concrete crossings and new asphalt approaches. This federally funded project is included within NJDOT&rsquo;s railroad grade-crossing safety program which repairs, upgrades, or removes approximately 30 crossings each year, statewide.</span></span></div>

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<div><span><span>Beginning at </span><span><strong>9:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 20 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27</strong></span><span>, the two-way traffic on Fair Lawn Avenue is scheduled to be closed between Plaza Road and Pollitt Drive, before the railroad grade crossing. The following detours will be in place:</span></span></div>

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<div><span><span>From Fair Lawn Avenue East:</span></span></div>

<div><span><span>&bull; Traveling east on Fair Lawn Avenue, proceed onto Route 208 southbound and take the exit to Plaza Road</span></span></div>

<div><span><span>&bull; From Plaza Road, motorists will make a left and continue until Fair Lawn Avenue </span></span></div>

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<div><span><span>From Fair Lawn Avenue West:</span></span></div>

<div><span><span>&bull; Traveling west on Fair Lawn Avenue, motorists will be directed to make a left onto Plaza Road</span></span></div>

<div><span><span>&bull; From Plaza Road, motorists will make a right on Berdan Avenue and then proceed onto Route 208 north</span></span></div>

<div><span><span>&bull; From Route 208 north, motorists will take the next exit for Fair Lawn Avenue</span></span></div>

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<div><span><span>The traffic detour will be coordinated with our Police Department.&nbsp; If work is completed earlier, the roadways will be reopened accordingly.</span></span></div>

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<div><span><span><strong>The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors.</strong></span><span>&nbsp; Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT&#39;s traffic information website </span><span>www.511nj.org</span><span> for real-time travel information on Twitter </span><span>@NJDOT_info</span><span>.</span></span></div>

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<div><span><span>Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this project. </span></span></div>

Address/Location
Fair Lawn Emergency Management
8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-796-1700

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