Wednesday Closings and Cancellations

Tree damage at Princeton University. Photo by Anne-Florence Bitbol.

Driving restrictions are still in effect in the two Princetons and more than 60 roads are closed because of downed wires and trees.


Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) facilities including the hospital in Plainsboro will remain open.

Transit & Travel

Amtrak will provide modified Northeast Regional service between Newark, N.J., and points south, on Wednesday. There will be no Northeast Regional service between Newark and Boston and no Acela Express service for the length of the Northeast Corridor.  At Newark Penn Station, there will be no connecting service to New York City and no elevator or escalator service.  Service to the Newark Liberty Airport rail station is suspended due to a lack of connecting services.

New York City Transit – Partial bus service restored, working to restore rail.

NJ Transit (all services including train, light rail, bus, access Link) Only limited Camden bus service will run Wed.



State of NJ offices
Motor Vehicle offices and inspection stations
NJ courts
Mercer County offices
Mercer County courts
Princeton Borough and Princeton Township municipal offices

Colleges and Universities

Princeton University will be closed for all non-essential employees. Firestone library will be open.
Princeton Theological Seminary
Mercer County Community College
The College of New Jersey
Rider University (including Westminster Choir College)
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, Piscataway and Camden)

Public Schools

South Brunswick
East Windsor Regional
West Windsor Plainsboro

Private Schools

Chapin School
The Hun School
Peddie School
The Pennington School
Princeton Day School
Saint Ann
Stuart Country Day
The Lawrenceville School
The American Boychoir School
Wilberforce School

Community Organizations

Corner House
Crisis Ministry
McCarter Theatre
Princeton Adult School
Princeton Center for Yoga and Health
Princeton Fitness and Wellness
Princeton YMCA – The Child Development Center will be closed. If power is restored, other programs will open later in the day.
YWCA Princeton


Some shops were open Tuesday. Most were restaurants and cafes. We expect more to be open Wednesday. Check before you go. We will post a list of what is open in the a.m.

Some Palmer Square business will be open. Up to the discretion of the business owner.
MarketFair will decide at 7 a.m. whether to open.
Mercer Mall
Quakerbridge Mall will be closed.