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Route 3 closure in New Jersey

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Travel remains very slow along Route 3 eastbound near at Route 17 following a water main break. The water main ruptured at 2:15 a.m. in East Rutherford near Met Life Stadium.

"Crews continue to work on the repair and to finish as quickly as possible. We expect the repair will be complete sometime [Monday] evening," said a representative for United Water.

NY Traffic Authority Ines Rosales suggested that drivers avoid the area and use alternate crossings into New York City including the Holland and Lincoln tunnels or the George Washington Bridge.

You can access the N.J. Turnpike western spur by getting off at the Route 120 service road. Also, you can continue back onto Route 3 by the Hackensack River Bridge.

New Jersey Transit is cross-honoring bus passes on Pascack Valley, Main Bergen and Montclair Boonton lines.

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