Governor Christie Announces 10:30 a.m. Delayed Opening For State Offices On Friday, February 14
Delayed Opening Will Allow For Clearing Of Roadways And Less Hazardous Travel Conditions During Morning Commute
For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Drewniak
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Colin Reed
Trenton, NJ – In order to allow ample time for roadways, parking lots and sidewalks to be cleared and made safe for travel, Governor Christie authorized a delayed opening of 10:30 am for all non-essential state employees on Friday, February 14, 2014. Essential employees should report to work on their regular schedule.
“Winter Storm Pax brought more than a foot of snow to parts of New Jersey and is expected to bring even more snow and freezing rain across the state tonight,” said Governor Christie. “I strongly encourage all New Jerseyans to remain off the roads tonight if possible and exercise caution during their morning commutes tomorrow. I thank our state’s transportation crews and first responders for their tireless efforts to keep our residents safe.”
Beginning Wednesday night, Winter Storm Pax brought heavy snow, mixed precipitation and freezing temperatures throughout the entire state, producing hazardous travel conditions and affecting transportation across the state. A second wave of snow and sleet is expected Thursday night into early Friday morning. Current road conditions are available at the New Jersey Department of Transportation website at www.NJ511.org.
# # #