Construction Updates

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2023

  • Anticipated Road Projects for 2023 - Subject to scheduling, weather and administrative approval:
    • Oak Ridge Avenue & Rowan Road (Oak Ridge Avenue between Morris Avenue & Montview Road / Entire Length of Rowan Road)
    • Prospect Street (Entire Length)
    • Ox Bow Lane & Wildwood Lane (Entire Lengths)
    • Michigan Avenue & Faitoute Court
  • Ongoing Road Projects:
    • Park Avenue (along with John Street, North Street & South Street)
    • Tulip Street (between Ashland Road and Mountain Avenue)
    • Beacon Road

Union County Road Projects Summary - 2022

Park Avenue Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the PARK AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/08/2022


  • Limits: Broad Street to Springfield Avenue
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of the road, Streetscape the intersections of Ashwood Avenue and Orchard Street, and mill and pave North Street, John Street and South Street between the limits of Park Avenue and Broad Street.
  • Start: Week of September 19th, 2022 (Tentative & Subject to Weather)
  • End: Spring of 2023
  • Update 12/13/2022: Concrete/Drainage work to be completed by the end of 2022. Milling/Paving to be completed in the Spring of 2023.

Beacon Road Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the BEACON ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  05/20/2022


  • Limits: The entire length of Beacon Road
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of roadway, upgrade drainage structures, inspect and repair sewers, and add granite block curbing on both sides of roadway
  • Start: October 26, 2022
  • End: Spring of 2023
  • Update 12/13/2022:  Milling/Paving to be completed in the Spring 2023.

Tulip Street Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the TULIP STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/22/2022


  • Limits: Ashland Road to Mountain Avenue
  • Scope: Mill & Pave length of the road between Ashland Road and Mountain Avenue, upgrade drainage structures, inspect and repair sewers, repair curb and sidewalk, and implement traffic calming measures
  • Start: Winter 2022
  • End: Spring 2023
  • Update 12/13/2022: Concrete/Drainage work to commence Winter 2022. Milling/Paving to be completed Spring/Summer 2023

Michigan Avenue Improvement Project

CLICK HERE for the MICHIGAN AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  06/20/2022


  • Limits: The entire length of Michigan Avenue & Faitoute Court
  • Scope: Add mountable granite block curbing along both sides of Michigan Avenue. Mill & Pave entire length of Michigan Avenue and Faitoute Court, upgrade drainage structures, and inspect and repair sewers
  • Start: Spring/Summer 2023
  • End: 2023

Summit Muni Golf Course Dam & Culvert Replacement Project

  • Limits: Replacement of existing Dam and Concrete Culvert/Bridge at the Muni
  • Scope: Full Replacements
  • Start: 2022
  • End: 2023
  • Update: The City has been working with Mott MacDonald on preparing plans, specifications and permits for the replacement of the Dam and Box Culvert at the Muni.  The bid documents are being finalized and work is anticipated for this winter.  The proposed improvements can be viewed by Clicking Here.  

Oak Ridge Avenue & Rowan Road Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the Oak Ridge Avenue & Rowan Road Improvement Project Construction Plans 12/08/2022


  • Limits: Oak Ridge Avenue between Morris Avenue & Montview Road. Full length of Rowan Road. 
  • Start: 2023
  • End: 2023

Ox Bow Lane & Wildwood Lane Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the Oak Ridge Avenue & Rowan Road Improvement Project Construction Plans 12/08/2022


  • Limits: Full lengths of Ox Bow Lane & Wildwood Lane.
  • Start: 2023
  • End: 2023

Hobart Avenue Sidewalk Project

  • Limits: Ridge Road to Arboretum
  • Scope: Install Sidewalk on the west side of Hobart Avenue from Ridge Road to Hobart Road and the east side of Hobart Avenue from Hobart Road to the Arboretum   
  • Start: Spring 2023
  • End: Spring/Summer 2023
  • Update: This proposal was considered and approved by Common Council as the City has received numerous requests for Pedestrian and ADA access to the Arboretum.  The proposed construction plan can be viewed here. Project is due to be advertised for public bid during the first quarter of 2023.

Mount Vernon Avenue & Kent Place Boulevard Improvement Project

CLICK HERE for the MOUNT VERNON AVENUE & KENT PLACE BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/28/2022


  • Limits: Along the northerly side of Kent Place Boulevard & Mount Vernon Avenue between Passaic Avenue and the Mount Vernon Avenue bridge.
  • Scope: Install a new sidewalk along the northerly side of Kent Place Boulevard and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Start: N/A
  • End: N/A

Utility Projects & Permits Summary - 2022

NJAW_Logo

Water Utility

  • All water service is owned and operated by New Jersey American Water. Specific questions should be directed to them at 1-800-272-1325. The following is a partial list of capital projects the Division is aware of:
    • 1/17/23: Passaic Avenue will be closed between Kent Place Boulevard and Springfield Avenue beginning at 7PM on Friday, January 20 through 5AM on Monday, January 23. New Jersey American Water will be performing valve replacement work at the intersection of Passaic Avenue and West End Avenue.

      Summit police will be onsite to direct traffic and detours will be posted. Project work will begin at 7PM on Friday, January 20, and continue during daytime and overnight hours until 5AM on Monday, January 23. Project timeline is subject to change, weather permitting.

      Please contact New Jersey American Water at 1-800-272-1325 with any questions.
PSEG_Logo

Gas Utility

All gas service is owned and operated by PSE&G. With any questions, please call the Gas Construction customer hotline at 1-833-661-6300 or email Jeannemarie.Ryder@pseg.com

The following is a partial list of capital projects the Division is aware of:

Major Service Upgrade - Northeast Quadrant: Phase one of the project involved the testing of soil samples and digging of test holes to verify the location of existing gas pipes. As part of Phase two, crews will need to dig trenches along road surfaces to install pipes. Short-term road closures and detours may be necessary. Work is expected to be complete by early summer 2023 depending on project progress over the winter. 

To see if your street is affected, Summit residents may refer to the PSE&G Gas Construction web page.

1/20/23 update: The PSE&G project to replace gas pipes throughout Summit is currently underway. Work is expected to be complete by early summer 2023 depending on project progress over the winter.

Over the next week, PSE&G crews will be replacing mains and services on the following streets in Summit, weather permitting:

Brantwood Drive between Fernwood Road and Arden Place
Lorraine Road between Norwood Avenue and Lorraine Place
Karen Way between Wade Drive and Woodland Avenue
Essex Rd between Whittredge Road and Springfield Avenue
Rotary Lane between Rotary Drive and West Lane
Rotary Drive between Tanglewood Drive and Highland Drive
Dale Drive between Tanglewood Drive and West Lane

Road closures and detours will be in effect, and Summit police will be onsite to direct traffic. Work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 7AM and 5PM, weather permitting.

More information on project work and affected streets is available here. Please contact PSE&G at 732-554-6467 or Jeannemarie.Ryder@pseg.com with any questions.

Community Services Logo