CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

DeFOREST AVENUE IMPROVEMENTS

Limits: DeForest Avenue Between Maple Street and Summit Avenue. 
Scope: Drainage upgrades, installation of granite block curbing, decorative sidewalk replacement, ADA upgrades, installation of decorative lighting, decorative crosswalks and full milling and roadway resurfacing.
Contractor: 4-Cleanup. 201.271.0042
Start Date:  Electrical work is being completed.
End Date: April 30, 2015
Update:  All major work is completed.  Decorative lights have been installed and electrical work has begun.  Bike lanes will be striped when weather permits.    

MONTVIEW, MAGNOLIA, PRIMROSE, SURREY

Limits: Entire Lengths of Montview, Magnolia, Primrose, and Surrey.
Scope: Drainage installation, installation of curbing, sidewalk replacement, ADA upgrades, full milling and roadway resurfacing.
Contractor: Cifelli & Son. 973.235.0302
Start Date:  October 23, 2014. 
End Date: April 30, 2015.
Update: Milling is schedule for Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  During milling operations, access to driveways will be temporarily impacted.  Parking on adjacent streets will be permitted and is encourage to prevent being blocked in.  Police will be notified.  Paving will commence on Thursday, April 23, 2015 and Friday, April 24, 2015.  Access to driveways will not be permitted during paving operations.     

 

ESSEX ROAD

Limits: Entire Length from Springfield Avenue to Route 124.
Scope: Drainage installation, installation of curbing, sidewalk replacement, ADA upgrades, full milling and roadway resurfacing.
Contractor: Lancha Construction
Start Date:  March 25, 2015.
End Date: May 31, 2015.
Update: Contractor is working on remaining driveways and curbing the next two (2) weeks before pulling off the job.  Paving will commence in mid-May.   

  

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. The detour will be suspended during November & December of 2014.
Start Date: October 2013.
End Date: July 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.  Bids were received on January 22, 2015 and are under review.  
Start Date: May 2015.
End Date: October 2016.

 

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:

ASHLAND ROAD PAVING

Limits: Entire Length
Scope: Resurfacing and ADA upgrades. 
Start Date:  Friday May 8, 2015
End Date: Friday, May 15, 2015
Link to County Site: Click HERE 

MORRIS AVENUE & SPRINGFIELD AVENUE PAVING

Limits: Morris Avenue (Springfield Avenue south to Huntley Taverne)
             Springfield Avenue (Huntlet Taverne to Route 24)
Scope: Resurfacing and ADA upgrades. 
Start Date:  TBD
End Date: TBD
Link to County Site: Click HERE 

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:  TBD
End Date: TBD
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.

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