Wall collapses from elevated portion of NJ Turnpike in Elizabeth

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Elevated wall on NJ Turnpike crashes onto road below in Elizabeth
Crews are cleaning up debris after a portion of a wall along the NJ Turnpike collapsed onto the road below.

ELIZABETH, New Jersey (WABC) -- Cleanup is underway after an elevated portion of wall along the New Jersey Turnpike collapsed onto the road below in Elizabeth Monday night.

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Debris crashed down onto Elizabeth Avenue at Fourth Street.

Fortunately, there were no injuries reported, according to Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage, who shared an image of the debris that had fallen onto Elizabeth Avenue.

The mayor says the street could be closed in the morning as crews clean up the debris and inspectors determine whether or not it's safe to reopen the road.

No further details have been provided.


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