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TRAFFIC ALERT: Street Closures Announced Due to Filming of ’The Equalizer’ in Downtown Newark


Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that due to a film production occurring in the City of Newark, the following streets will be closed on Tuesday, December 8.

6 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Tuesday, December 8, 2020

  • Raymond Boulevard between University Avenue and Broad Street
  • Market Street between University Avenue and Mulberry Street
  • Washington Street between Williams Street and Warren Street
  • Halsey Street between Warren Street and Market Street
  • Academy Street between Broad Street and University Avenue

No Parking signs are also posted and will be in effect on both days at the following locations:

3 a.m. to 10 p.m. - Monday, December 7. 2020 (No Parking)

  • Park Place between Raymond Boulevard and Center Street
  • E. Park Place between Park Place and Mulberry Street
  • Halsey Street between Washington Place and Bleeker Street

3 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Tuesday, December 8. 2020 (No Parking)

  • Halsey Street between Cedar Street and Market Street
  • Washington Street between Market Street and Raymond Boulevard
  • Academy Street between Broad Street and University Avenue
  • Bank Street between Halsey Street and University Avenue

Drivers are urged to anticipate delays and to plan alternate routes.