Construction Updates

Upcoming Road Projects in 2019

  • COMPLETE - Laurel Avenue (entire length) & Larned Road (Mountain Avenue to Myrtle Avenue) 
  • COMPLETE - Linden Place (entire length) & Oakland Place (entire length) 
  • COMPLETE - Springfield Avenue, City Hall Portion (Morris Avenue to RR Bridge) 
  • COMPLETE - Pine Grove Avenue (Springfield Avenue to Blackburn Road) 
  • ONGOING - Wallace Road (entire length)
  • COMPLETE - Park Place 
  • ONGOING - Henry Place (entire length)
  • Please call the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404 with any questions 

Upcoming Projects in 2020

  • New Providence Avenue - Butler Parkway - Pine Grove Avenue (Blackburn to Ashland) - Caldwell Avenue - Clark Street - Huntley Road - Eaton Court - Milton Avenue - Willow Road - Dayton Road - Gary Road - Safe Streets to Transit (4 intersections)

Pine Grove Avenue Section 2 Improvement Project

  • Limits: Blackburn Road to Ashland Road
  • Scope: Install concrete sidewalk on the east side, upgrade drainage structures, mill and pave. 
  • Start: Spring 2020
  • End: Fall 2020
  • Update: Project is being Bid January into February.  Please contact City of Summit Engineering office to discuss the project at 908-273-6404.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Butler Parkway Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Install sidewalk, install curbing, upgrade drainage, mill & pave
  • Start: NA
  • End: NA
  • Update: Construction plans are currently being prepared and will be shared once completed.  A public meeting, open house style, will be scheduled with all impacted residents of Butler Parkway this Spring.    

Safe Streets to Transit Project

  • Limits: 4 Intersections approaching Summit Train Station 
    • Summit/Franklin
    • Maple/Union
    • Maple/Railroad
    • Broad/Summit
  • Scope: Installation of lighting, signage, RRFB systems, sidewalk, milling & paving
  • Start: Spring 2020
  • End: Fall 2020
  • Night Work: All work will be completed between 9pm and 5am. 
  • Update: Project is currently in the bidding phase.   
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Henry Street Paving

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Repair several missing curb blocks and sidewalk trip hazards followed by Milling/Paving
  • Start: October 2019
  • End: Spring 2019
  • Update: Curb and Sidewalk completed in October 2019 - Milling and Paving Spring 2020  

New Providence Avenue Improvement Project

  • Limits: Kent Place Blvd to Transfer Station
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where none currently exist, upgrade existing drainage inlets, add storm sewer pipe and inlets, mill and pave the lengths described above
  • Start: January 2020
  • End: April 2020
  • Update: Work on the storm sewer installation to begin in January 2020, followed by curbing.  Mill/Paving work to be completed as soon as temperatures allow.  Any questions related to the project, please call the Engineering Office at 908-273-6404  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Laurel Avenue & Larned Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Laurel Avenue - Entire Length ; Larned Road - Mountain Avenue to Myrtle Avenue
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where needed, upgrade drainage inlets, replace sidewalk as needed, mill and pave the lengths described above
  • Start: July 2019
  • End: September 2019
  • Update: All work is now complete.  If any outstanding issues remain please contact the Engineering Office at 908-273-6404  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Pine Grove Avenue Section 1 Improvement Project

  • Limits: Springfield Avenue to Blackburn Road
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where needed, upgrade drainage structures, mill and pave. 
  • Start: May 2019
  • End: August 2019
  • Update: All work is now complete.  If any outstanding issues remain please contact the Engineering Office at 908-273-6404
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Wallace Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: entire length
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where needed, upgrade drainage inlet, install drainage pipe, replace sidewalk as needed, mill and pave.
  • Start: August/September 2019
  • End: November 2019
  • Update: All curb, sidewalk and drainage work is complete.  Several items remain such as driveways, site clean up and sprinkler repairs.  Paving to be completed in 2020.    
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Linden Place & Oakland Place Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length of each street
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where none exists, upgrade drainage as needed, replace sidewalk as needed, mill and pave. 
  • Start: June 2019
  • End: August 2019
  • Update: All work is now complete.  If any outstanding issues remain please contact the Engineering Office at 908-273-6404
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Springfield Avenue City Hall Portion Improvement Project

  • Limits: Morris Avenue to NJ Transit Bridge (near Kent Place Blvd)
  • Scope: Add additional parking for municipal vehicles to free up spaces in the City Hall lot, repair sidewalks, mill/pave the length described above 
  • Start: May 2019
  • End: June 2019
  • Update: All major work is now complete.    
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Village Green Phase II Improvement Project

  • Limits: South West Quadrant of the Village Green (across from the YMCA)
  • Scope: Remove and install sidewalks, improve lighting and landscaping
  • Start: Spring 2019
  • End: Summer 2019
  • Update: 10/1/2019 All major work is now complete.  -   PREVIOUS INFORMATION:
    Work is anticipated to begin June 10, 2019.  The block of the Village Green in question will be closed for several weeks to allow construction to progress as quickly as possible.   A booth was setup on the Village Green on May 17, 2018 to explain the project scope.  The project was also presented to the Planning Board on May 21, 2018.  The project stems from the Village Green Master Plan that was adopted in 2009 and the City of Summit recently received a $375,000 NJDOT grant from their Transit Village Program for this work.  A contract was awarded to S. Batata Construction.  
  • View the construction plans (PDF).
  • View the Master Plan (PDF).

Tanglewood, Dorchester & Winchester Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length of each street
  • Scope: Replace granite block curbing where needed, upgrade drainage as needed, mill and pave. 
  • Start: July 23, 2018
  • End: October 15, 2018
  • Update: A contract was awarded to AJM Contractors.  ALL MAJOR WORK IS NOW COMPLETE.  VARIOUS ITEMS REMAIN SUCH AS FINAL CLEAN UP, TOP SOIL, GRASS SEED, ETC.  ITEMS TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE COMING WEEKS.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Recently Completed Projects

 

These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • 2017 Curb and ADA Ramp Project
  • Plymouth Road
  • 2017 Drainage Improvement Project
  • Alley Way Improvement Project
  • Lenox Road & Whittredge Road Improvement Project
  • Hobart Avenue Improvement Project
  • Crescent Avenue and Hillside Avenue Paving project
  • 2017 Micro-surfacing Project
  • Washington School parking lot
  • Downtown Conduit Installation Project
  • Elm Street Paving
  • Ashwood Avenue & Ashwood Court Improvements
  • Colt Road Improvement Project
  • Deforest Avenue Section II (Norwood to Maple)
  • Edgemont Road Improvement Project
  • Broad Street Sewer Line Inspection
  • Blackburn Road Improvement Project (Blackburn Place to Valley View Avenue)
  • Summit Maple Elm Improvement Project
  • Springfield Avenue - Entire Length City Portion
  • Brook Court Paving (by PSEG) - Entire Length