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NJ Turnpike sinkhole repair completed

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Crews completed emergency repairs on the Newark bay extension of the westbound New Jersey Turnpike ahead of estimates, the Turnpike Authority announced on Twitter.

Earlier Tuesday, a sinkhole opened up on the elevated roadway, causing long delays on the highway and the outbound Holland Tunnel. Initially, officials said repairs could take all night and into Wednesday morning.

Traffic was being detoured onto Route 139, the AP reported.


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