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, August 31, 2015.
End Date: November 17, 2015.
Update: Contractor will be working on the intersection of Irving and Springfield Avenue at 7AM Monday morning. Temporary sidewalk and lane closures are to be expected.
Click HERE for the construction plans.
HOSPITAL ROADS ACCESS PROJECT
(Sylvan Place, Sylvan Ave., Beauvoir Ave., Beauvoir Place)
Limits: City owned limits of Sylvan Avenue & Beauvoir Avenue, and entire limits of Beauvoir Place and Sylvan Terrace.
Scope: Curb and sidewalk replacement, intersection modification, drainage installation, retaining wall replacement, and full milling and roadway resurfacing.
Contractor: Cifelli & Son General Construction
Start Date: November 18, 2015
End Date: December 22, 2015
Update: The contractor will be working on the curb and sidewalk replacement beginning Wednesday and continuing work so long as weather permits. The retaining wall replacement and roadway milling and paving will take place in the 2016 Spring. Work will be completed during the day but access to the hospital will remain.
2015 DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Limits: Various Streets
Scope: Drainage upgrades at various locations identified in the Citywide Drainage Assessment Report.
Contractor: Jo-Med Contractors
Start Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
End Date: November 25, 2015.
Update: Work will begin at the intersection of Hartley/Fremont Roads on Wednesday. Work will begin on Prospect Hill on Friday.
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: Project began on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
End Date: November 30, 2015.
Update: The pedestrian bridge has been installed and the contractor has begun work on the gazebo.
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: November 2015.
Click HERE for the detour plan.
DEFOREST AVENUE SECTION II
Limits: Maple Street to Norwood/Kent Place
Scope: AThis projects will include a continuation of the streetscape from Phase I with street lights, concrete sidewalk replacement, traffic signal replacements, shared bike lane and repaving and striping of DeForest Avenue.
Start Date: April 2016.
End Date: May 2016.
Update: Project is currently on hold.
Click HERE for the construction plans.
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. The DETOUR MAP can be found here.
Start Date: Work has begun.
End Date: January 25, 2017
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
- PASSAIC AVENUE & KENT PLACE BOULEVARD
- SPRINGFIELD AVENUE & PASSAIC AVENUE
- SPRINGFIELD AVENUE & NEW ENGLAND DRIVE
Scope: Replacement of Existing Traffic Signals.
Start Date: June 3, 2015
Update: Paving will take place overnight from 8pm until 7am on Wednesday October 21, 2015 and Thursday October 22, 2015. Detours and closures may be in place.
End Date: November 15, 2015
Link to County Site: Click HERE
These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908.273.6404.
2015 Capital Roads (Ridge, Fernwood, Fairview, Druid Hill)
Magnolia, Montview, Primrose, Surrey
Badeau, Llewlleyn, Shadyside
Transfer Station Slab Replacement