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USChemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: Reports

12:45  18 may  2019
12:45  18 may  2019 Source:

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The Pulaski Skyway is a four-lane bridge-causeway in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey, carrying an expressway designated U.S. Route 1/9 (US 1/9) for most of its length. The landmark structure has a total length of 3.502 miles (5.636 km).

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Chemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: Reports© AP Photo/Julio Cortez Pulaski Skyway

Traffic on a major roadway near New York City was closed in both directions Friday night after a fire at a chlorine plant in New Jersey sent a huge plume of dark smoke into the sky.

It happened near the Pulaski Skyway, the large elevated span that connects Newark and Jersey City, the two largest cities in New Jersey.

Residents in the surrounding area were being warned about "dangerous fumes" resulting from the blaze, which occurred in Kearny, a town located between the two cities, News 12 New Jersey reported.

Public safety officials in Newark were warning residents "to keep windows and doors shut and stay inside."

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Pulaski Skyway , NJ Treasure - New Jersey Department of Transportation. The traffic pattern on the Skyway will change near the Tonnele exit, as shown in this video. In addition, the Newark, Kearny, and Broadway ramps will remain closed for rehabilitation in future contracts.

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Officials in Bayonne, N.J., located south of Jersey City and across Newark Bay from Newark, also were advising residents to "close all windows and limit time outdoors."

Environmental officials across the Hudson River in New York City were also warning residents about smoke, in a Twitter message posted shortly before 11 p.m.

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The New York -bound Pulaski Skyway will be closed for two years beginning in 2014 because of major Drivers who regularly traverse the Pulaski Skyway unhappily calculated the extra time it would take But David Serro, also of Jersey City , understood the necessity of updating the old infrastructure.

The plant was identified as Alden Leads, and is located almost directly beneath the skyway, reported.


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