CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

DOWNTOWN ROADS AND BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

Limits: CRBD District
Scope: Drainage and sewer upgrades, curbing and sidewalk replacements, ADA upgrades, sitting walls, landscaping, pedestrian bump outs, decorative crosswalks, and full milling and roadway resurfacing.
Contractor: Cifelli & Son general Construction
Start Date:  Monday 24, 2015.
End Date: November 15, 2015.
Update:  None at this time.

MEMORIAL FIELD ENTRANCE & CULVERT PROJECT

Limits: The Larned/Myrtle entrance to Memorial Field, grounds near the Cornog Building, culvert under Brayton School. 
Scope: Replacement of pedestrian bridge, culvert repairs, pedestrian safety improvements, re-aligment of parking area, landscaping improvements, installation of a gazebo, ADA upgrades.
Contractor: Reivax Contracting
Start Date:  Monday, August 17, 2015.
End Date: September 30, 2015.
Update:  Contractor has begun to mobilize.      

TIER PARKING GARAGE - 466 Springfield Avenue

Limits: Tier Garage - Entrance from Springfield Avenue
Scope: A private developer is reconstructing 466 Springfield Avenue. Due to the nature of the work, cars will only be able to exit the Tier Garage onto Springfield Avenue. The Tier Garage will be accessible from Maple Street.
Start Date: October 2013.
End Date: October 2015.

Click HERE for the detour plan.

 

MORRIS AVENUE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Limits: Morris Avenue Bridge over NJ Transit tracks between Springfield Avenue and Kent Place Boulevard.
Scope: Full replacement of bridge structure.  This project is being completed by New Jersey Transit and will require a full closure of the bridge for approximately eighteen (18) months.  NJ Transit is hosting a formal meeting at City Hall at 4pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.   The DETOUR MAP can be found here. 
Start Date: On or about August 12, 2015
End Date: January 25, 2017

ROUTE 78 Resurfacing (State Project)

Limits: Mile Posts 42.2 to 50.6
Scope: Overlay of existing pavements and ADA upgrades. 
Start Date:  Mid-June 2015
End Date: September 2015
Update:  This is a State project that will be completed off peak hours.  

COUNTY PROJECTS

The following County projects are currently underway:

MORRIS AVENUE & SPRINGFIELD AVENUE PAVING

Completed.  Please contact the Union County Engineering Division with any issues. 

THREE (3) TRAFFIC SIGNAL REPLACEMENTS

  1. PASSAIC AVENUE & KENT PLACE BOULEVARD
  2. SPRINGFIELD AVENUE & PASSAIC AVENUE
  3. SPRINGFIELD AVENUE & NEW ENGLAND DRIVE

Scope: Replacement of Existing Traffic Signals.  
Start Date:  June 3, 2015
End Date: September 3, 2015
Link to County Site: Click HERE 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908.273.6404.

Essex Road

Magnolia, Montview, Primrose, Surrey

DeForest Avenue

Badeau, Llewlleyn, Shadyside

Passaic Avenue Paving

Ashland Road Paving

Transfer Station Slab Replacement