Pictures of the Sparta Bypass (NJ 15)
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This is the beginning of the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, in Jefferson Township.  South of here, NJ 15 is a divided arterial which followed the original road from Sparta to Dover, but from here north, this freeway bypass was constructed.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the beginning of the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, in Sparta Township.  North of here, NJ 15 is an undivided 2-lane roadway.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, north of exit 12(CR 517, Sparta, Franklin)  in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, just north of exit 7(North NJ 181, Weldon Road, Milton, Oak Ridge, Woodport, Lake Forest) in Jefferson Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, at exit 12(CR 517, Sparta, Franklin)  in Sparta Township.  This exit was only constructed in the 1980's when CR 517 was built as a bypass of downtown Sparta.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, north of exit 7(North NJ 181, Weldon Road, Milton, Oak Ridge, Woodport, Lake Forest) in Jefferson Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, south of exit 12(CR 517, Sparta, Franklin)  in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, south of exit 10(Sparta, Lake Mohawk, Business District) in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, at exit 10(Sparta, Lake Mohawk, Business District) in Sparta Township.  This interchange was graded as a full interchange, but only half of it (the ramps leading towards NJ 181) was opened because the other end is still a dead-end.  One of the graded but unpaved ramps is visible merging on the right at the 'point' in the curbing.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, at exit 10(Sparta, Lake Mohawk, Business District) in Sparta Township.  On the right, one of the unpaved 'ghost ramps' is visible as the break in the curb.  Exit 10 was graded as a full cloverleaf, but only the ramps leading west towards NJ 181 were paved and are in use.  To the east, the road dead-ends.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, south of exit 10(Sparta, Lake Mohawk, Business District) in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, north of exit 10(Sparta, Lake Mohawk, Business District) in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, north of exit 7(North NJ 181, Weldon Road, Woodport, Lake Forest, Milton, Oak Ridge) in Jefferson Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, just south of exit 12(CR 517, Sparta, Franklin) in Sparta Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, at exit 12(CR 517, Sparta, Franklin) in Sparta Township.  This exit was constructed in the mid 1980's when CR 517 was built as a bypass around Sparta.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, just north of exit 7(North NJ 181, Weldon Road, Woodport, Lake Forest, Milton, Oak Ridge) in Jefferson Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, at exit 7(North NJ 181, Weldon Road, Woodport, Lake Forest, Milton, Oak Ridge) in Jefferson Township.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, south of exit 14(South NJ 181, Sparta) in Sparta Township.  Note the "Freeway Ends" signage on the right, warning of the fast approaching end of the bypass.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the end of the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 south, in Jefferson Township.  NJ 15 continues south along the original Sparta-to-Dover route, but is now a dualized arterial.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



This is the end of the Sparta Bypass, NJ 15 north, at exit 14(South NJ 181, Sparta) in Sparta Township.  NJ 15 continues north as Lafayette Road, a two-lane undivided roadway.  Filmed August 24, 2000.



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