Situation Report

SITUATION REPORT 
NEW JERSEY STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER
August 28th, 2011, 0200 hours
NEW INFORMATION IN BOLD

CURRENT SYNOPSIS:

The NJROIC and NJOEM are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Irene in

coordination with the National Weather Service. The NJROIC operational level

remains at a Level IV.  The SEOC is coordinating sheltering efforts, resource requests,

EMAC requests and evacuation efforts throughout the state during this event.

 

The Governor declared a Statewide State of Emergency on 8/25/11.

INCIDENTS
BPU reports the following power outages: (as of 0200 hours)
JCPL – 90,000 customers out
PSEG – 89,000 customers out
ACE – 102,000 customers out

O&R – 14 customers out
TOTAL – 281,014 power outages

-Monmouth county OEM reports a roof collapse at 519 Ocean Ave., Long

Branch.  No injuries were reported and residents are being sheltered at

Long Branch Middle School.

-United Water Lambertville is reporting that their dam is at warning stage. 

 NJDEP notified.

-Numerous incidents of trees down and flooding on roadways throughout the

state as rainfall increases.

 

-Cranberry Run Senior Community trailer park homes Buena Vista, Atlantic County.  

30-35 people trapped in their trailer homes with 3 feet of water keeping home

owners from evacuation. Resources are reported to be on scene. 

Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station has implemented a voluntary

shut down as per their own procedures. Salem/Hope Creek remains at 100% power.

EVACUATIONS

-Cape May County mandatory evacuation remains in effect.

Atlantic County mandatory evacuation of flood prone areas remains in effect.

Ocean County – Long Beach Island mandatory evacuations remains in effect.

SHELTERS
The following shelters are currently open with evacuees:
ATLANTIC COUNTY 
  Reeds Road School School Complex  197 
  St. Augustine Prep David Graber  611 
  Atl. Co Special Services 192 
  Buena Reg Middle School  207 
CAPE MAY COUNTY 
  Woodbine Devel. Ctr  500 
MONMOUTH COUNTY 
  Wall Regional HS  1000 
  Holmdel HS  431 
  Croyden Hall 0 
  Colts Neck High School 500 
  Grace Tabernacle Church 5 
  Neptune HS 25 
  Rumson Fairhaven HS 2 
  Salvation Army Corps  120 
OCEAN COUNTY 
  Rittaco Center  360 
  Russel O. Brackman Middle School.   150 
  Pinelands Regional Middle School  440 
  Southern Regional HS (609)597-9481. 325 
  Jackson Liberty HS. 300 
  Toms River HS East. 172 
  Toms River Intermediate School. 172 
BERGEN COUNTY 
  Bergen Community College  70 
HUDSON COUNTY 
  Wallace HS. 30 
  Town Hall. 0 
  Middle School #4 175 
  PS #17. 12 
  PS #7.  9 
  PS #38. 22 
  Dickinson HS. 25 
MIDDLESEX COUNTY 
  Woodbridge Community Center  58 
  Rutgers College Avenue Gym 340 
  Rutgers Sonny Werblin Rec Ctr  500 
  North Brunswick HS. 13 
  Lord Stirling School. 11 
  Woodbridge Senior Center. 4 
  Sandberg Middle School 38 
MORRIS COUNTY 
  Mennen Arena Dave Helmer  441 
UNION COUNTY 
  Clark Municipal Bldg  25 
  Cranford Comm. Center. 0 
  Raritan Valley Comm. College  20 
HUNTERDON COUNTY 
  Hunterdon Regional HS  1 
SUSSEX COUNTY 
  Sussex County Tech School. 0 
BURLINGTON COUNTY 
  Fountain of Life 0 
  Chairville Elementary School. 0 
  Charles Street Elementary School 0 
  New Lisbon Devl. Ctr. 0 
  Cherry Hill HS East. 0 
CAMDEN COUNTY 
  Audubon HS  0 
CUMBERLAND COUNTY 
  Cumberland County College  450 
  Cumberland Regional HS –  125 
  Buckshutem School 116 
  Vineland Dev Center 76 
GLOUCESTER COUNTY 
  Rowan University  1200 
  West Deptford HS  40 
SALEM COUNTY 
  Salem Community College  100 
  Schalick HS  50 
TOTAL    9659 

ACTIVITIES
State/Allied Agencies:
 

-The Garden State Parkway remains closed to southbound traffic from exit 98 to its southern terminus.

-Coast Guard is advising that Sector Delaware Bay Port Zone is closed to all vessel movement and traffic. 

 If any vessel is seeking safe refuge contact Sector Delaware Bay Coast Guard at 215-271-4940.

John H. Moyle of NJDEP Bureau of Dam Safety and Flood Control reports that the gates at Pompton Dam have

 been closed as the flow rate on the Ramapo River is now increasing. The flood gates have been placed in automation phase.

The DEP and North Jersey District Water Commission will be monitoring the gates through the storm event.

 

ROAD CONDITIONS

Atlantic
US 30 Eastbound, West of US 9, (MM51.5) , Absecon City, all lanes closed and detoured – Police department activity
US 322 Both Directions, West of CR 614/Cologne Av, (MM48.9) , Hamilton Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
US 322 Westbound, Leipzig Av, (MM49.8) , Hamilton Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 40 Eastbound, CR 608/Franklin Av, (MM59.7) , Pleasantville, all lanes closed and detoured – Operational Activity
Bergen
I-80 Both Directions, Exit 64 – Summit Ave/NJ 17, (MM65.0) , Hackensack, all lanes blocked – Flooding
I-80 Eastbound, Exit 61 – CR 507/River Rd, (MM60.8) , Elmwood Park, all lanes blocked – Flooding
NJ 120/Paterson Plank Road Both Directions, Gotham Pkwy, (MM1.6) , East Rutherford, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed pole
NJ 17 Southbound, East Union Av, (MM5.2) , East Rutherford, right lane closed – Flooding
US 46 Both Directions, Little Ferry Circle, (MM70.0) , Little Ferry, – Flooding
US 46 Eastbound, West of Summit Ave, (MM67.4) , Lodi, all lanes closed – Flooding

 

Burlington
NJ 38 Both Directions, Rudderow Av/Cutler Av, (MM4.7) , Maple Shade Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 70 Both Directions, East of New Rd, (MM21.7) , Southampton Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 70 Both Directions, Four Mile Circle, (MM26.3) , Southampton Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 73 Both Directions, NJ 70, (MM24.1) , Evesham Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 130 Both Directions, North of Church Rd, (MM36.6) , Cinnaminson Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 206 Northbound, South of CR 622/Tuckerton Rd, (MM12.3) , Shamong Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
US 206 Southbound, CR 678/CR 690, (MM31.2) , Mansfield Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
Camden
NJ 70 Both Directions, CR 627/Cooper Landing Rd, (MM2.9) , Cherry Hill Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 130 Both Directions, CR 615/Union Av, (MM34.0) , Pennsauken Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 130 Both Directions, NJ 168, (MM28.3) , Camden, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 130 Both Directions, NJ 47, (MM25.8) , Brooklawn, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 30 Both Directions, CR 723/Fleming Pike, (MM26.6) , Winslow Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 30 Eastbound, I-676/Ben Franklin Bridge, (MM0.9) , Camden, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
Cumberland
NJ 47 Both Directions, South of CR 646/Port Elizabeth-Cumberland Rd, (MM33.1) , Maurice River Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 55 Northbound, Exit 32 – NJ 56, (MM32.7) , Vineland, 1 lane may be closed – Downed tree
NJ 56 Both Directions, East of CR 686/Garton Rd, (MM2.4) , Upper Deerfield Twp, right lane closed – Downed tree
NJ 77 Both Directions, North of CR 659/Bridgeton Av/Rosehayn Av, (MM2.0) , Bridgeton, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
Essex
I-280 Eastbound, Exit 14E – King St, (MM13.8) , Newark, exit ramp closed – Flooding
I-78 Westbound, New Jersey Turnpike Toll Plaza, (MM58.6) , Newark, 1 to 2 lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 10 Both Directions, Hazel Av/Hillside Ter, (MM20.0) , Livingston Twp, right lane closed – Flooding
NJ 124 Westbound, CR 527/Millburn Av, (MM10.2) , Millburn Twp, all lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 24 Eastbound, Exit 9B – Hobart Gap Rd/Hobart Ave, (MM8.7) , Millburn Twp, all lanes closed – Flooding
US 22 Both Directions, Weequahic Park, (MM58.5) , Newark, all lanes closed – Flooding
Gloucester
NJ 44 Both Directions, CR 643/Grove Av, (MM8.8) , West Deptford Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 45 Both Directions, Delaware St/Cooper Av, (MM25.9) , Woodbury, all lanes closed and detoured – Fire department activity
NJ 45 Both Directions, US 130, (MM28.5) , Westville, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 47 Both Directions, North of US 40/Delsea Dr, (MM53.2) , Franklin Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 47 Both Directions, US 130, (MM75.0) , Westville, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 130 Both Directions, US 322, (MM12.2) , Logan Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 40 Both Directions, East of NJ 47/Delsea Dr, (MM27.6) , Franklin Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
Hudson
NJ 7 Both Directions, CR 507/Schuyler Av, (MM4.2) , Kearny, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 7 Both Directions, Charlotte Circle, (MM0.0) , Jersey City, all lanes closed – Flooding
US 1&9/Tonnelle Avenue Both Directions, Secaucus Rd, (MM56.2) , North Bergen Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
Hunterdon
US 202 Northbound, South of NJ 31, (MM5.5) , East Amwell Twp, all lanes closed – Street Light Knockdown
Mercer
I-195 Westbound, West of Exit 3 – Hamilton Square-Yardville Rd, (MM2.5) , Hamilton Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
I-95 Northbound, South of Exit 5 – Federal City Rd, (MM5.4) , Hopewell Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 29 Both Directions, CR 546/Washington Crossing Rd, (MM12.0) , Hopewell Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 31 Both Directions, North of CR 612/Woodville Rd, (MM10.5) , Hopewell Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 31 Both Directions, North of West Delaware Av, (MM7.8) , Pennington, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 31 Southbound, South of CR 546/Washington Crossing Pennington Rd, (MM6.0) , Hopewell Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 33 Both Directions, CR 614/Nottingham Way, (MM2.3) , Hamilton Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 33 Both Directions, East of New Jersey Turnpike, (MM15.1) , East Windsor Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 1 Business Northbound, Puritan Av, (MM0.6) , Lawrence Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
US 1 Northbound, Market St, (MM0.9) , Trenton, ramp closed and detoured – Flooding
US 1 Northbound, Washington Rd, (MM11.3) , West Windsor Twp, right lane closed – Flooding
US 1 Southbound, US 1 Business, (MM5.2) , Lawrence Twp, 1 to 2 lanes blocked – Downed tree
US 130 Northbound, South of Church Rd, (MM65.1) , Robbinsville, right lane closed – Downed tree
US 130 Northbound, South of Hankins Rd, (MM66.2) , Robbinsville, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 206 Both Directions, CR 569/Carter Rd, (MM50.2) , Lawrence Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 206 Northbound, I-95, (MM48.0) , Lawrence Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
Middlesex
I-287 Northbound, Exit 1 – US 1, (MM0.9) , Edison Twp, all lanes closed – Flooding
I-287 Southbound, South of Exit 2 – NJ 27, (MM1.8) , Edison Twp, 1 lane closed – Flooding
I-287 Southbound, South of Exit 4 – Durham Rd, (MM4.0) , Edison Twp, right lane closed – Flooding
NJ 27 Southbound, North of NJ 18, (MM16.8) , Highland Park, right lane closed – Flooding
NJ 34 Northbound, North of NJ 79/CR 516A, (MM23.3) , Old Bridge Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 440 Northbound, US 9/Garden State Parkway, (MM1.7) , Woodbridge Twp, – Flooding
US 1 Southbound, I-287, (MM32.0) , Edison Twp, ramp closed – Flooding
US 1 Southbound, Morris Goodkind Bridge, (MM27.9) , Edison Twp, left lane closed – Flooding
US 1 Southbound, Raymond Rd, (MM15.9) , South Brunswick Twp, all lanes closed – Flooding
US 1 Southbound, Ridge Rd, (MM14.6) , South Brunswick Twp, 1 to 2 lanes closed – Flooding
Monmouth
NJ 138 Eastbound, NJ 18, (MM1.8) , Wall Twp, ramp closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 18 Northbound, Exit 19 – NJ 34, (MM19.0) , Colts Neck Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 33 Both Directions, NJ 34, (MM34.7) , Howell Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 33 Both Directions, West of Garden State Parkway, (MM37.1) , Tinton Falls, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 33 Both Directions, Woodward Rd, (MM22.6) , Manalapan Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 33 Westbound, US 9, (MM27.5) , Freehold Twp, ramp closed – Downed tree
NJ 35 Both Directions, County Rd, (MM45.2) , Aberdeen Twp, 1 to 2 lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 35 Both Directions, North of NJ 36, (MM43.6) , Keyport, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 35 Both Directions, North of Sylvania Av, (MM22.8) , Neptune City, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 35 Northbound, South of West Park Ave, (MM27.4) , Ocean Twp, 1 lane may be closed – Flooding
NJ 36 Northbound, Florence Av, (MM5.4) , Long Branch, 1 to 2 lanes closed – Downed tree
NJ 36 Northbound, Rose Ln, (MM21.7) , Union Beach, left lane closed – Flooding
NJ 36 Southbound, Highlands Bridge/Shrewsbury River Bridge, (MM11.6) , Sea Bright, all lanes closed and detoured – Police department activity
NJ 71 Both Directions, CR 20/Beacon Blvd, (MM2.3) , Sea Girt, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
NJ 79 Both Directions, CR 537/Main St, (MM1.4) , Freehold Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 79 Southbound, South of NJ 33 Business/Park Ave, (MM0.6) , Freehold Twp, right lane closed and detoured – Flooding
US 9 Both Directions, Casino Dr/Bergerville Rd, (MM110.0) , Howell Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 9 Both Directions, Union Hill Rd, (MM120.0) , Marlboro Twp, all lanes may be closed and detoured – Flooding
US 9 Northbound, CR 520/Robertsville Rd, (MM121.0) , Marlboro Twp, right lane closed – Flooding
Morris
I-287 Northbound, Exit 35 – NJ 124, (MM35.8) , Morristown, ramp closed – Flooding
I-287 Southbound, Exit 35 – NJ 124, (MM35.8) , Morristown, all lanes blocked – Flooding
I-287 Southbound, North of Exit 30 – North Maple Ave, (MM31.1) , Harding Twp, right and center lanes closed – Downed tree
I-287 Southbound, North of Exit 30 – North Maple Ave, (MM31.5) , Harding Twp, all lanes closed – Downed tree
I-287 Southbound, North of Exit 30 – North Maple Ave, (MM31.9) , Harding Twp, right and center lanes closed – Downed tree
I-287 Southbound, North of Exit 35 – NJ 124, (MM36.0) , Morristown, acceleration lane closed – Flooding
NJ 10 Eastbound, Whippany Rd, (MM14.6) , Hanover Twp, right lane closed – Flooding
NJ 10 Westbound, CR 637, (MM14.8) , Hanover Twp, all lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 10 Westbound, Dover Chester Rd, (MM4.0) , Randolph Twp, all lanes blocked – Downed tree
NJ 24 Eastbound, East of Exit 2 – CR 510/Columbia Turnpike, (MM3.9) , Madison, acceleration lane closed – Downed tree
US 46 Eastbound, CR 669/Canfield Av, (MM35.9) , Mine Hill Twp, right lane closed – Downed tree
Ocean
NJ 35 Northbound, CR 10/Washington Ave, (MM13.2) , Point Pleasant Beach, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
NJ 35 Northbound, CR 8/Washington Ave, (MM4.9) , Lavallette, all lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 72 Both Directions, CR 539/Whiting Rd, (MM13.7) , Barnegat Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
Passaic
NJ 3 Westbound, Bloomfield Ave, (MM2.6) , Clifton, closed – Flooding
Salem
NJ 77 Both Directions, South of CR 635/US 40, (MM12.8) , Upper Pittsgrove Twp, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
US 40 Both Directions, CR 602/Elm St, (MM11.2) , Woodstown, all lanes closed and detoured – Flooding
Somerset
I-287 Northbound, South of Exit 14 – US 22, (MM14.0) , Bridgewater Twp, right lanes closed – Downed tree
I-287 Southbound, Exit 26 – CR 525/Mount Airy Rd, (MM26.5) , Bernards Twp, ramp closed – Downed tree
I-287 Southbound, South of Exit 26 – CR 525/Mount Airy Rd, (MM26.0) , Bernards Twp, all lanes blocked – Downed tree
I-78 Westbound, West of Exit 33 – CR 525/Liberty Corner Rd/Martinsville, (MM33.3) , Bernards Twp, right lane closed – Downed tree
US 22 Westbound, West End Av, (MM43.8) , North Plainfield, all lanes closed – Downed tree
Sussex
NJ 183 Both Directions, CR 602/Brooklyn Rd, (MM1.2) , Stanhope, all lanes closed – Malfunctioning traffic light
Union
NJ 28 Eastbound, CR 617/Gordon St, (MM23.6) , Roselle Park, 1 to 2 lanes closed – Flooding
NJ 439 Both Directions, CR 610B/Grand St, (MM1.9) , Elizabeth, all lanes closed and detoured – Downed tree
US 1&9 Southbound, North of Grand St, (MM44.7) , Elizabeth, all lanes blocked – Flooding

North: Heavy Rain
  Central: Heavy Rain
  South: Heavy Rain


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