Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) Northbound Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) Southbound
This is the beginning of the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound in Elizabeth.  The roadway splitting towards the leftis the Pulaski Skyway Approach (US 1&9) southbound.  The Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) connects with both the express and local roadways of the Pulaski Skyway Approach (US 1&9) in the southbound direction.  Note that the "NJ 81" designation is unsigned and the southbound bypass is referred to only as "TO I-95 / New Jersey Turnpike".  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the beginning of the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound in Elizabeth.  The roadway splitting towards the left is the New Jersey Turnpike truck lanes (I-95) northbound.  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound just north of the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) split in Elizabeth.  The interchange between the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) and the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) utilizes ramps that lead to a now-closed service plaza.  The closer elevated ramp was a part of the old service plaza ramp system linking the car lanes to the plaza, while the more distant elevated ramp is new and was constructed as part of the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) project.  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound north of Exit 1(North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) in Elizabeth.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound south of Exit 1(Jersey Gardens Boulevard, North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) in Elizabeth.  Unlike older toll plazas on the New Jersey Turnpike, this plaza actually consists of two separate plazas with no ability to change lane directions.  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound at Exit 1(North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) in Elizabeth.  The New Jersey Turnpike Authority maintains half of the freeway, and their jurisdiction starts just ahead.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound just north of the New Jersey Turnpike toll plaza at Exit 1(Jersey Gardens Boulevard, North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) in Elizabeth.  Note that the "NJ 81" designation is unsigned, and the route is referred to as "TO US 1&9" in the northbound direction.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound south of Exit 1(North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) just north of the New Jersey Turnpike toll plaza in Elizabeth.  Unlike most toll plazas on the New Jersy Turnpike which feature a single plaza with variable one-way capacities via moveable cones, the opposing sides of the toll plaza of this newest turnpike exit are physically separated by a maintenance yard.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound north of Exit 1(Jersey Gardens Boulevard, North Avenue, Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth Seaport) in Elizabeth.  In this area North Avenue serves as a collector/distributor roadway for the mainline freeway.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound north of the terminus in Elizabeth.  Here the roadway splits into ramps heading to either the northbound or southbound New Jersey Turnpike (I-95).  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound just north of the terminus in Elizabeth.  Here the ramp heading for the southbound New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) splits into separate ramps for the car lanes and the truck lanes.  Filmed June 4, 2002.



This is the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound at Exit 2(South US 1&9, Elizabeth, Trenton) in Elizabeth.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the end of the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) northbound in Elizabeth.  The roadway merging from the left is the Pulaski Skyway Approach Local Lanes (US 1&9) northbound.  The northbound Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) only connects with the local lanes of the Pulaski Skyway Approach (US 1&9), and because the local lanes are not freeway-grade in this section, this is the end of the freeway.  Filmed August 25, 2000.



This is the end of the Humboldt Avenue Bypass (NJ 81) southbound in Elizabeth.  The end of the freeway merges with the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) southbound, which is visible just ahead.  Filmed June 4, 2002.



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