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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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Living on campus makes the dynamic and culturally rich university town of Princeton your “home town” during the academic year.
The Hun School’s 45-acre campus is within walking distance of Princeton’s town center and the campus of Princeton University. Princeton, New Jersey is a large, cosmopolitan town. Its tree-lined streets, many parks, rich arts and cultural resources, and safe, friendly, residential character all make Princeton a perfect setting for students.

Our five-day class schedule allows a thoughtfully planned program of weekend activities and off-campus trips accessible to every student. Activities are designed to complement classroom learning—as well as provide informal time students need to relax, explore, and have fun with friends.

Weekend Activities

  • Sample Winter Weekend
    Highlights for the weekend include:
    • Shabbat Dinner sponsored by the JCC
    • Princeton University Men's Basketball vs. Harvard
    • Screening of the Documentary Out and Around 
    • Laser Tag
    • Open Gym
    • Trip to South Paterson for Lunch and Shopping sponsored by the Middle Eastern Society
    • Outlet Shopping
    • Ice Skating at Mercer County Park
    • Lunar New Year Celebration
    • Trip to 16 Handles
    • Supply Run to Target, Wegman's, and Walmart
    • Supply Run to Whole Foods and Marshalls
    • Super Bowl Party in the Breen Campus Center
The Hun School is located at the heart of the Mid-Atlantic corridor – 1 hour by rail from Philadelphia or New York with frequent service to Princeton by both Amtrak and New Jersey Transit. Below is a sampling of recent cultural excursions taken by Hun School students and faculty:
  • The National Aquarium, Baltimore
  • The U.S. Constitution Center, Philadelphia
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Boston Freedom Trail, Boston
  • Broadway, New York
  • Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg
  • The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
  • New York Tenement Museum, New York
  • Amish Country, Lancaster County, PA
  • The U. S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

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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