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(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed on Thursday for priority attenuator and guide rail repairs as the Direct Connection project advances in Bellmawr, Camden County. 


Travel alertFrom 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday, December 7, the right lane on I-295 northbound is scheduled to be closed from the Creek Road Bridge over I-295 until the Browning Road Bridge. At least one lane will be maintained during construction. Lane closure is necessary for priority attenuator and guide rail repairs.

The work is part of the Direct Connection project that will provide a seamless route for I-295 motorists traveling through the interchange of I-295, I-76, and Route 42. To sign up for I-295 Direct Connect project updates go to or text CONNECT to 1-844-844-3681.

Portable variable message signs are being utilized to provide advance notification to the public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work. The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. 

Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website for real-time travel information, and for NJDOT news follow us on X (Twitter) @NewJerseyDOT or on the NJDOT Facebook page.