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RUIZ TO DEDICATE NEWARK’S ROUTE 21 AS ROBERTO CLEMENTE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY

By NJG Press Releases, April 27 2018 2:29 pm

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**TODAY, FRIDAY, ADVISORY**

 

RUIZ TO DEDICATE NEWARK’S ROUTE 21 AS

ROBERTO CLEMENTE MEMORIAL HIGHWAY

 

 

TRENTON – Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) will join elected officials and others on Route 21 in Newark to unveil a sign designating a portion of the busy roadway as the Roberto Clemente Memorial Highway, forever linking the highway number with the “21” Clemente wore on his uniform his entire 18 years as a Major League Baseball hero.

 

The road segment running between mileposts 3.90 and 5.83 was officially re-designated when legislation introduced and sponsored by the Senator was enacted in June 2016.

 

The unveiling will take place today

 

Friday, April 27, 2018

at  1:00 p.m.

 

at the intersection of

 

 

Third Avenue and McCarter Highway,

Newark, NJ.

 

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