Lane closed on Route 70 westbound under Conrail Bridge due to sinkhole

New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced the closure shortly after noon on Tuesday. Two lanes remain open in the area.

One lane on Route 70 westbound in Cherry Hill near the Conrail Bridge is closed due to a sinkhole.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced the closure shortly after noon on Tuesday. Construction crews are conducting emergency repairs at the sinkhole. The sinkhole is located under the Conrail Bridge at mile post 1.8.

The sinkhole reportedly developed near an inlet in the area. Crews will evaluate the sinkhole to determine the cause, then repair and repave the affected stretch of road. Motorists are being told to expect minor delays until the road reopens. The two left lanes on Route 70 westbound will remain open.