Avoid Route 440 at the Jersey City – Bayonne Border Due to Sewer Line Leak

A New Jersey Department of Transportation sewer line leak is currently being repaired.  Drivers are advised to avoid the area of Route 440 at the Jersey City – Bayonne border..

The Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority is on site to help the DOT resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

Traffic Detours


  • Rt. 440 closed at Society Hill Drive – All northbound traffic diverted into Bayonne
  • Rt. 440 southbound closed at the Culver Avenue jug handle – Northbound traffic diverted to Culver Avenue
  • Rt. 440 S. at Carbon place closed to southbound traffic
  • Danforth Avenue at Westside Avenue closed – Traffic diverted north on West Side Avenue
  • Residents can access Society Hill from Society Hill Drive via Rt. 440 northbound