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Long-Term Detour on Route 206 in Princeton

Route 206 in Princeton is closed to thru traffic between Lovers Lane and Carter Road due to bridge repairs. Local access is available to The Hun School community from the north on Rt. 206. You may drive beyond the barricade positioned at Lovers Lane and proceed to The Hun School (0.8 miles on the right). However, please use caution, as northbound and southbound traffic will only have alternate use of a single lane.
 
If you are using directional apps, such as Google maps, designate the intersection of Lovers Ln. and Rt. 206 as the target location. Google Maps will not direct vehicles to or from The Hun School while the road is closed.
 
The repairs and road closure are expected to last into the fall. Please use caution; obey all traffic laws; and allow extra time for travel.  
 
Detours:
 
Northbound
 
From Rt. 206 N, traffic can take a left on Carter Road, right on Rosedale Road, and then a right on Elm Road back to Rt. 206. OR, from 206 N, traffic can take a right on Fackler Road, left on Mercer Road, left on Lovers Lane, and then a left back onto Rt. 206.
 
Southbound 
 
From Rt. 206 S, traffic will encounter a barricade at Lovers Lane. When oncoming traffic is clear or stopped, proceed with caution around the barricade and continue on to Edgerstoune Road.
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Long-Term Detour on Route 206 in Princeton

Route 206 in Princeton is closed to thru traffic between Lovers Ln. and Carter Rd., due to repair work on the Stone Arch Bridge.
Local access is available for residents, The Hun School community, and visitors. Vehicles bound for campus may access The Hun School from the north on Rt. 206. You may drive beyond the barricade positioned at Lovers Ln. and proceed to The Hun School (0.8 miles on the right).

If you are using directional apps, such as Google maps, designate the intersection of Lovers Ln. and Rt. 206 as the target location. Google Maps will not direct vehicles to or from The Hun School while the road is closed.

The road closure is expected to last into the fall. Please use caution; obey all traffic laws; and allow extra time for travel. 

Detours:

Northbound
From Rt. 206 N, traffic will be directed to take a left on Carter Rd., right on Rosedale Rd., and then a right on Elm Rd back to Rt. 206.

Southbound
From Rt. 206 S, traffic will be directed to take a left on Lovers Ln., right on Mercer Rd., and a right on Hutchinson Dr. back to Rt. 206. 

Directions

From New York and North:
 Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 9 (New Brunswick). Follow signs to Route 1 South. Drive 15 1/2 miles on Route 1 South to County 571 (Princeton - Hightstown Rd., Princeton Business District). Turn right. Drive to third traffic signal (Nassau St.). Turn left. Follow Nassau Street through the town. At the end of the business district, follow Route 206 South for one mile. Turn right at the Hun School sign (Edgerstoune Rd.) and drive 1/4 mile to the School. Follow signs to the Admissions Office.

From New York State and Northwest NJ: Take Route 287 South to Route 206 South. Drive south on Route 206 approximately 14 miles. Turn right at the Hun School sign (Edgerstoune Rd.) and drive 1/4 mile to the School. Follow signs to the Admissions Office.

From Philadelphia and South: Take I-95 North through PA and into NJ to Route 206 North - Princeton. Drive north approximately 5 miles to the Hun School sign on left (Edgerstoune Rd.). Turn left and drive 1/4 mile to the School. Follow signs to the Admissions Office.

From Southern New Jersey: Take I-295 North to I-95 South. I-95 to Route 206 North Exit. Drive north approximately 5 miles to the Hun School sign on left (Edgerstoune Road.) Turn left and drive 1/4 mile to the School. Follow signs to the Admissions Office.

By Plane

The best connections are made through Newark Airport; however, both Kennedy and Philadelphia Airports are convenient. Rental cars are available at the airports, as are limousine services direct to Princeton. New Jersey Transit also offers a commuter rail from Newark Airport to Princeton.

By Train

Via Amtrak or New Jersey Transit, buy ticket to Princeton, get off at Princeton Junction Station, and take connecting "dinky" train to Princeton. Cabs are available at the train station.
Are you traveling from far away? Please visit the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce to see our community. This site will also tell you about area hotels and restauraunts.


Princeton was the capital of the United States from June 30th, 1783 until November 4th, 1783.  The Continental Congress sat in session at Nassau Hall at Princeton University. 
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school.  Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.

176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540  |  Phone: (609) 921-7600 | Email: admiss@hunschool.org