Essex Freeway

Direction:
East/West
Western Terminus:
I-80 in Parsippany
Eastern Terminus:
New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) in Kearny
Distance:
17.85 miles
Counties:
Morris, Essex, Hudson
Signed:
Yes

The Essex Freeway, more commonly known by its numerical designation, I-280, is an expressway in New Jersey. It begins at I-80 in Parsippany and runs southeast to the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95). It serves the suburbs in Essex County and also provides a shortcut for motorists coming from Pennsylvania on I-80 who wish to cut the diagonal to reach points south via the turnpike.

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