STATE — The New Jersey Department of Transportation updated residents on the status of the state’s roadways as of noon Tuesday.
TRENTON — Hurricane Sandy caused “unprecedented devastation” to NJ Transit infrastructure across the state, according to Transportation Commissioner James Simpson.
Watch the video of Gov. Chris Christie’s 10 a.m. briefing on New Jersey’s recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy. (Video courtesy of the governor’s office)
TRENTON – New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd urges all residents to throw away any food that may have come in contact with flood or storm waters and individuals that have suffered power outages should keep their refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to maintain the cold temperature.
NEWARK — NJ Transit bus, rail, light rail and Access Link services will remain suspended Tuesday due to the significant impacts of Hurricane Sandy. Customers are urged to check njtransit.com for the latest information.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection and the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission are carefully monitoring the impacts Hurricane Sandy on operations at the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, which last night suffered power outages, declared an “alert’’ due to rising water levels, and lost a portion of its warning alarm system.
STATE — More than 2 million New Jersey utility customers were without power Tuesday morning as a result of storm damage from Hurricane Sandy. PSE&G reported 1.2 million customers without power; Jersey Central Power & Light reported more than 930,000 and Atlantic City Electric reported 188,000 power outages.
TRENTON– The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has reopened the entire length of the Garden State Parkway to traffic in both directions. Motorists can utilize the roadway immediately and should expect the resumption of tolls at 2 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Last week, Prevent Child Abuse and the NJ Alliance of YMCA’s announced they were joining forces to end child sexual abuse in communities throughout the entire state.