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Bus Route Nos. 83, 168, 175, 178, 753, 772 and 780 - Bus Ban on Cedar Lane-Anderson Street Bridge between Hackensack and Teaneck Continues
October 02, 2012


Due to continuing weight limit restrictions on the Cedar Lane-Anderson Street Bridge connecting Hackensack with Teaneck, NJ TRANSIT buses are prohibited from using this bridge until further notice.  Delays in service are expected.   

Route changes are in effect until further notice for Bus Route Nos. 83, 168, 175, 178, 753, 772 and 780. 

Bus Route Nos. 83, 175, 753, 772 and 780 The routes will continue to use River Road – NJ Route 4 – Hackensack Avenue between Hackensack and Teaneck as shown below:

  • Buses from Teaneck traveling westbound toward Hackensack (leaving their routes on Cedar Lane at River Road) will travel northbound on River Road to Route 4 West to southbound Hackensack Avenue to Anderson Street. Buses will then resume their regular routes. Passenger stops are permitted along the detour route upon request at marked NJ TRANSIT bus stop locations.
  • Buses from Hackensack traveling eastbound toward Teaneck (leaving their routes on Anderson Street at Hackensack Street) will travel northbound on Hackensack Avenue to Route 4 East to southbound River Road in Teaneck.  Buses will then resume their regular routes on River Road at Cedar Lane in Hackensack.  Passenger stops are permitted along the detour route upon request at marked NJ TRANSIT bus stop locations.

Update as of April 6, 2013 for Bus Route No. 178 (Hackensack-New York-George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal)

  • Buses traveling to New York (leaving Hackensack Bus Terminal) will no longer serve Hackensack north of Hackensack Bus Terminal(Main Street & River Street). 
  • Buses departing Hackensack BusTerminal willnow travel south on River Street, eastbound across the Court Street Bridge, northbound on River Road, and then resume the regular route.

For service north of Hackensack Bus Terminal:

  • Transfer at Hackensack Bus Terminal to the No. 83 line.

Passengers can purchase a transfer from the Bus Operator for intrastate travel.  Transfers between routes are free with a monthly bus pass.

Beginning Saturday, April 6, 2013, Route Change between Hackensack and Teaneck  for
Bus Route No. 168

Beginning Saturday, April 6, NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 168 (Paramus-New York) will no longer operate via Route 4 between Teaneck and Hackensack.  Buses will operate on a new route as follows:

  • TO New York (leaving the regular route on Anderson Street at River Street) - Buses will travel southbound on River Street, eastbound across Court Street Bridge into Bogota, continue northbound on River Road, resuming the regular route at Cedar Lane and River Road in Teaneck.
  • TO Paramus (leaving the regular route on Cedar Lane at River Road) - Buses will travel southbound on River Road, westbound across Court Street Bridge into Hackensack, northbound on River Street, westbound on East Atlantic Street, northbound on Moore Street, westbound on Mercer Street, northbound on Main Street and then resume the regular route on Main Street at Anderson Street.

Service at Hackensack Terminal:

  • For travel TO New York, the No. 168 bus will stop on southbound River Street at the bus cut out adjacent to Hackensack Terminal.
  • For travel TO Paramus, the No. 168 bus willstop on Mercer Street at Main Street until a closer stop can be established near Hackensack Terminal.

For Bus Routes 83, 175, 753, 772 and 780 in Hackensack:

  • Eastbound along Anderson Street on the far side of River Street. Customers can use the bus stop on northbound River Street at Passaic Street.
  • Eastbound along Anderson Street between Main Street and River Street.
  • No. 168 customers should use the bus stop southbound on Main Street at Anderson Street.
  • No. 175 customers should use the bus stop eastbound on Anderson Street at Union Street.
  • Nos. 753/772/780 customers should use the bus stop northbound on Main Street at Passaic Street.

For Bus Routes 83, 175, 753, 772 and 780 in Teaneck

  • Eastbound along Cedar Lane on the near side of River Road.
  • Customers can use the far side bus stop on Cedar Lane at River Road.
  • Westbound on Cedar Lane on the far side of River Road.
  • Customers can use the bus stop on Cedar Lane at Catalpa Avenue.

We regret any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.  Please visit njtransit.com for further information