East State Street, East State Street Extension, Nottingham Way, Edinburg Road, Old Trenton Road, South Main Street, North Main Street, Plainsboro Road, Maplewood Avenue, Half Acre Road, South River Road, Cranbury-South River Road, Cranbury Road, Main Street, Washington Road
Northbound Views
There is a traffic light at South Main Street. Turn left to stay on CR 535. The section of Old Trenton Road straight ahead and the section of South Main Street to the right are designated CR 685.
Photos taken January 2020.
Welcome to Cranbury! South Main Street runs north through Cranbury as a two-lane undivided road. CR 615 crosses CR 535, multiplexing with it along South Main Street for two blocks. Turn left onto Cranbury Neck Road to go south or right onto Station Road to go north. Only the northbound direction is signed.
Photos taken January 2020.
Brainerd Lake is on the right. South Main Street changes names to become North Main Street.
Photos taken January 2020.
North Main Street runs north through Cranbury as a two-lane undivided road.
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There is a traffic light at Plainsboro Road. Turn right to stay on CR 535.
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Plainsboro Road runs east as a two-lane undivided road.
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Plainsboro Road ends at Maplewood Avenue. Turn left to stay on CR 535.
Photo taken January 2020.
Turn right onto Cranbury-Half Acre Road to stay on CR 535.
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There is a traffic light at US 130. Turn left to go north or right to go south. To stay on CR 535, turn left onto US 130 and then immediately right onto South River Road. County route signage is completely lacking at this intersection.
Photos taken January 2020.
South River Road begins as a two-lane undivided road and quickly widens to four lanes.
Photos taken January 2020.
There is a traffic light at Dey Road (CR 614). Turn left to go west. Eastbound CR 614 is multiplexed with CR 535 straight ahead.
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At the next traffic light, the two routes split. Turn right for Prospect Plains Road (CR 614). Continue straight ahead on South River Road to stay on CR 535. The right lane becomes a right turn lane here, and South River Road goes back down to two lanes.
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South River Road continues north as a two-lane undivided road.
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South River Road widens to four lanes and gets a concrete median as it changes names to become Cranbury-South River Road. There is a traffic light at Forsgate Drive (NJ 32). Turn right to go east or left to go west.
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There is a traffic light with jughandles at Thatcher Road.
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The median ends. Shortly thereafter, Cranbury-South River Road narrows down to two lanes.
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There is a railroad crossing. Immediately thereafter, Cranbury-South River Road passes under the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95), but there is no interchange.
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Cranbury-South River Road continues north as a two-lane undivided road. There is a traffic light at Costco Drive.
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There is a traffic light at Rhode Hall Road (CR 522). Turn right to go east or left to go west.
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Cranbury-South River Road continues to the north.
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Deans Rhode Hall Road (CR 610) begins on the left at a traffic light.
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There are traffic lights at Middlesex Center Boulevard and Davidson's Mill Road.
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Welcome to East Brunswick! Cranbury-South River Road changes name to become Cranbury Road. There is a traffic light at Helmetta Boulevard and Dunhams Corner Road.
Photos taken January 2020.
Cranbury Road widens to become a divided highway. There are traffic lights with jughandles at Cornwall Drive, Lexington Avenue, Henley Drive, and Rues Lane.
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There is a traffic light at Ryders Lane (CR 617). Turn left to go north or right to go south.
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There is a traffic light at Veterans Way and Evergreen Boulevard East.
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There is an uncontrolled intersection at the other end of Evergreen Boulevard East.
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Cranbury Road narrows down to two lanes but retains its median.
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Dunhams Corner Road merges in from the left at a traffic light.
Photo taken January 2020.
Cranbury Road continues northeast as a two-lane divided road. There is a traffic light at Merrill Avenue.
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A second lane comes in on the left from a turnaround for southbound traffic. There is a traffic light at Summerhill Road (CR 613). Turn left to stay on CR 535 and for access to NJ 18 north. Continue straight ahead onto Hope Street to go south on NJ 18.
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The roadway splits. Bear right to continue north on CR 535 or left to head back south.
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An overpass carries CR 535 over NJ 18.
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On the other side of the overpass, bear left to stay on CR 535. Bear right to go north on NJ 18.
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Cranbury Road resumes on the other side of the overpass. There is a traffic light at Old Bridge Turnpike (CR 527). Turn left to go north or right to go south.
Photos taken January 2020.
Cranbury Road changes name to become Main Street. There are traffic lights at Hillside Avenue, Virginia Street, Jackson Street (CR 675), Thomas Street, and Reid Street (CR 677).
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The roadway widens to four lanes. There is a bridge over the South River to Sayreville.
Photos taken January 2020.
On the other side of the bridge, CR 535 is known as Washington Road. There is a traffic light with jughandles at MacArthur Avenue and Jernee Mill Road (CR 675). The right lane is an exit only lane for the jughandle.
Photos taken January 2020.
Washington Road runs east as a two-lane undivided road. There are traffic lights at Main Street (CR 670), Green Valley Way, Sayreville Boulevard South, Pulaski Avenue, North Minisink Avenue, and South Minisink Avenue.
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There is a railroad crossing.
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Washington Road continues to the east. There are traffic lights at Lakeview Drive and Ernston Road (CR 673).
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Washington Road passes under the Garden State Parkway (NJ 444), but there is no interchange.
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Washington Road ends at a traffic light at Main Street (CR 670). This is the northern terminus of CR 535. Raritan Street, a local street, is straight ahead.
Photos taken January 2020.

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