North Bergen sets new traffic pattern between Grand Ave. and Kennedy

The changes take effect May 14 to increase traffic flow and safety

A diagram of the new traffic pattern
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A diagram of the new traffic pattern

A new traffic pattern will be implemented in North Bergen on May 14. According to the township, the changes will occur in the area from 58th Street to 62nd Street, between Grand Ave. and Kennedy Blvd.

These changes are intended to improve traffic flow and safety, and reduce accidents. The area has major intersections near Kennedy Blvd. with high traffic flow. Nearby are the West View Towers and the North Bergen Recreation Center.

From now on, Grand Ave. between Granton Ave. and 62nd Street will remain a two-way street and unchanged. 62nd Street between Grand Ave. and Meadowview Ave. will change from a two-way street to a one-way street going eastbound.

Look both ways

Meadowview Ave. between the North Bergen Recreation Center and 62nd Street will remain a two-way street. Meadowview Ave. between 62nd Street and 58th Street will change from a two-way street to a one-way street going southbound.

58th Street from Meadowview Ave. to Newkirk Ave. will change from a two-way street to a one-way street going eastbound. 58th Street from Kennedy Blvd. to Newkirk Ave. will change from a one-way going westbound to a two-way street, eastbound and westbound.

Newkirk Ave. between 58th Street and 61st Street will change from a two-way street to a one-way going northbound, from 58th Street to 61st Street.

The township posted a diagram explaining the new traffic pattern on its website at northbergen.org.

Residents with questions should call the North Bergen Police Department Traffic Unit at 201-392-2135.

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