Skip to main content

East Ward Street Closures Announced to Control COVID-19 Spread


Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that the Department of Public Safety and the Ambassador Unit will close streets leading into the East Ward to control the spread of COVID-19 beginning at 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. this Friday, November 20, 2020 and Saturday, November 21, 2020.

Residents who live in the affected area, namely zip code 07105, will be allowed to travel to address essential needs. Proof of area residency or proof that an essential need is being addressed will be required.

The Ambassador Unit is comprised of Newark Police and clergy members.

To report COVID-19 violations, call: 973-733-6000.