Traffic Advisory for those Traveling to Lakewood


route-9-njThe following is a traffic alert for those traveling to Lakewood, NJ, for Shabbos. Route 9 South in Howell, NJ, will have only one lane open today from 2 to 8 p.m. There is a potential for significant delays, especially in areas and at times of the afternoon when heavy volume regularly causes backups even with two lanes in full operation. 

Leave ample time to arrive at your destination well before Shabbos. Motorists may wish to use the Garden State Parkway approach to Lakewood as an alternative.

Drive safely.

{ Newscenter Lakewood News Desk}


  1. About a quarter-mile of the right lane of Route 9 South in Howell, near the Lakewood Funeral Home, will be closed. Brief road closures also are expected near the sites of the funeral Mass and burial, when they are occurring.

    The viewing for Castellano, a 29-year-old father of two from Howell at the Lakewood Funeral Home, 6250 Route 9 S., Howell.

    Castellano, a Jackson native, was struck and killed by a car on Interstate 195 on Sunday while assisting in a search.

  2. longer but faster- That might be faster if there is traffic on the GSP- Here the traffic is on rt 9 and if you take the 195 to the rt 9 exit you will be just as stuck.. Take gsp to exit 91 or take the 195 to squankum.