Updated: Road Closures in Montville

Heavy rains cause flooding, closing local roads, parts of Route 46 in surrounding towns.

From the Montville Township website:

As a result of the heavy rains from Hurricane Irene, some local rivers and streams started to flood, closing some roads in our area.  If you are looking for information regarding road closings, the township will be regularly updating this website to make that information available.

The following status is as of 4:20 p.m. on Monday.

Currently, the only routes out of Montville to the south are Changebridge Road following the Gathering Rd / Konner Ave / Woodmont Rd detour and Route 287 South from Route 202

The following roads in town are closed:

  • Church Lane near River Road
  • River Road between Vreeland Ave and DPW Garage at 143 River
  • Changebridge Road between Stiles Lane and Woodmont Road
  • Hook Mountain Road
  • Horseneck Road at Pine Brook Rd/Hook Mountain Rd intersection (local traffic only from Changebridge Road)
  • Lancaster, Normandy and Sheffield Roads
  • Buckingham Circle
  • Walnut Drive, Parkway Drive, and Crescent Road
  • Bloomfield Avenue into West Caldwell
  • Horseneck Road into Fairfield
  • Stiles Lane / Vail Road into Lake Hiawatha
  • Pepper Road due to fallen tree
  • Foremost Mountain Road between Pine Brook Road and Robert Road due to fallen tree
  • Rockledge Road at 4 Rockledge due to fallen tree

Additionally, we have received reports of road closures at the following locations in neighboring towns:

  • Pocono Road in Denville—St. Clare's Hospital is inaccessible
  • Route 287 Northbound in Parsippany
  • Route 46 in both directions between Baldwin and Beverwyck Roads in Parsippany
  • Route 46 and New Road in Parsippany
Jennifer Santosuosso August 28, 2011 at 03:49 PM
Do you know when Passaic Valley Road will get their power back on?
Jake Remaly August 28, 2011 at 07:28 PM
I don't yet know when that would be. The JCP&L outage reporting line is: 888-544-4877. JCP&L told the town they were not planning to dispatch crews until the storm calmed down.
Larry August 29, 2011 at 01:30 AM
Are you able to get to lakeland bank and 170 changebridge road
Kathy Lorber August 29, 2011 at 03:07 PM
Any idea how to get back to northern side of Montville from Bridgewater, NJ with 287 N closed and parts of Changebridge and River Rd. closed?
Rosie November 02, 2012 at 03:25 PM
How's about the Patch giving us some updated info on Road closures. This is all old news.


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