UPPER FREEHOLD — Route 195 was closed during the early part of Thursday morning because of a traffic sign that fell onto the highway.

Interstate 195 sign
Interstate 195 sign (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

A truck struck the sign near exit 8 for Route 539 on the westbound side overnight, splitting it in two and taking down the entire sign structure, according to New Jersey State Police.

Westbound traffic was being diverted off the road at exit 11. However, one lane was reopened as of 5:50 a.m.

The driver of the truck was not injured, according to police.

Do you have a picture of the fallen sign? Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.

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