Pictures of the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway (NJ 18)
Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway (NJ 18) Northbound Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway (NJ 18) Southbound
This is the beginning of the freeway section of the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, at exit 42(NJ 27, Highland Park, Princeton) in New Brunswick.  South of here, NJ 18 is a divided arterial.  It was planned to be upgraded to full freeway in the 1950's, but heavy commercial development prohibited it.  However, a small section extending south of here for a mile is planned to be upgraded due to the extreme traffic problems it suffers.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the beginning of the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, at River Road and Metlars Lane in Piscataway Township.  Currently, the freeway ends here; however, it is planned to continue north along Metlars Lane to Hoes Lane Extension as a full freeway and then north to I-287 as at least a divided arterial (utilizing existing Hoes Lane).  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, north of exit 43(South NJ 27, George Street, Rutgers University, New Brunswick) as it crosses the Raritan River on the John Lynch Bridge from Piscataway Township to New Brunswick.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, just north of exit 42(NJ 27, Highland Park, Princeton) in New Brunswick.  The Northeast Corridor-Amtrack railroad bridge over the Raritan River is directly ahead.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, at exit 43(South NJ 27, George Street, Rutgers University, New Brunswick) in New Brunswick.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, at exit 43A(George Street, Rutgers University) in New Brunswick.  The buildings above the roadway to the left are known as the 'river dorms' of Rutgers, and the large bridge structure that stretches over two-thirds of the roadway is a park that was constructed over NJ 18 after it was built.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, south of exit 43(South NJ 27, George Street, Rutgers University, New Brunswick) in New Brunswick.  The structure over the freeway here is a park.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, at exit 43B(To CR 527, Easton Avenue, South Bound Brook) in New Brunswick.  The overhead park's end is just ahead.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, north of exit 42(Burnet Street) as it passes under the Northeast Corridor-Amtrack Raritan River railroad bridge in New Brunswick.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, crossing the Raritan River on the John Lynch Bridge from New Brunswick to Piscataway Township.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the end of the freeway section of the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 south, at exit 42(Burnet Street).  While NJ 18 currently continues south as a divided arterial, a section extending south of here for a mile is planned to be upgraded to full freeway due to traffic congestion.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



This is the end of the Elmer Boyd Memorial Parkway, NJ 18 north, at River Road and Metlars Lane in Piscataway Township.  The freeway is planned to continue north to Hoes Lane Extension along Metlars Lane, and then NJ 18 will continue to I-287 utilizing Hoes Lane as at least a divided arterial.  Filmed July 30, 2000.



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