Three new lanes of traffic northbound from exit 6 through 8A will open this weekend, along with an extra lane from 8A to 9. Next weekend, the same drill on the southbound side. Turnpike spokesman Tom Feeney says drivers will notice the difference almost immediately.
A project to add a third lane to the Garden State Parkway from Toms River through to south of the Atlantic City Expressway will move into our area in late August or early September.
With little fanfare, turnpike officials have moved traffic onto three newly minted lanes in each direction, between Exits 6 and Exit 8A.
At least the traffic on the Garden State Parkway won’t be too affected by construction this summer.
New Year’s Day will bring toll hikes on three area roads, drivers in New Jersey will be hit especially hard.