January 24, 2020
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP AND WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Avoid the area of Quakerbridge Road and Route 1 in the area of Mercer Mall for a gas leak. A contractor has struck a gas line and there is a large leak in the area shutting Route 1 South. Public Service Electric and Gas is en route. Fire police from the area are being called to assist police for traffic control. Traffic is expected to back up into West Windsor Township.
Update: PSE&G Gas on scene working on the gas leak. Fire Departments from Lawrence Township and Hamilton Township on scene. Ramp shut down from Nassau Park Blvd South Bound on Route 1, and Route 1 South remains closed for an extended period of time.
UPDATE: Route 1 has reopened