Construction Updates

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2021

  • Anticipated Road Projects for 2021 - Subject to scheduling, weather and administrative approval:
    • Butler Parkway
    • Edgar Street
    • Westminster Road
    • Locust Drive
    • Blackburn Place (Upper Block)
    • Manor Hill Road
    • West End Avenue
    • Beacon Road
    • Finish remaining work on Pine Grove Section II (Blackburn to Ashland)

Union County Road Projects Summary - 2021

  • For the latest information on the County Paving Projects please check the Union County website
  • River Road & Chatham Road - New Traffic Signal to be install by Union County - Work anticipated for Summer 21'

Utility Projects & Permits Summary - 2021

Water Utility

  • All water service is owned and operated by New Jersey American Water.  Specific questions should be directed to them at 1800-272-1325.  Below is a list of requested road opening permits beginning January 1, 2021:
    • Fay Place (near #15) - Repair Water Main Break - ASAP
    • Bedford Road (near Morris Avenue) - Repair of Water Main Break - Emergency - Repaired - Awaiting final asphalt patch
    • 105 Bellevue Avenue - Service Break and Renewal - Work is complete
    • 35 & 40 Beekman Terrace - Install new Service line along Beekman Terrace to 40 
    • 14 Pine Grove - water main break - work complete
    • 149 Hill Crest Avenue - replace water valve @ Woodmere -  work complete
    • 149 Hill Crest Avenue - Upgrade existing water service - ASAP
    • 86 Tulip Street - water service renewal - work complete
    • 80 & 112 Canoe Brook Parkway - Water Main Breaks - Emergency repair complete 2/16 & 2/17
    • 262 Woodland Avenue - Water Main Break - 2/12/2021
    • 10 Malvern Drive - Water Main Break - 2/10/2021 
    • Blackburn Road & Pine Grove Avenue - Emergency Water Main Break - Final Repair 3/17/2021
    • 55 Blackburn Road - Emergency Water Service Repair - 3/17/2021
    • 10-12 Edgar Street - Water Main Break 3/17/2021
    • Manor Hill Road - Two openings for valve repair - asap
    • 15 Warwick Road - Emergency break & repair - 3/27/2021
    • Butler & Hartley - Valve Replacements - 4/12/2021
    • Elm Street (near Broad) - Valve Replacement - 4/12/2021
    • Norwood / Kent Place - Valve Replacement - 4/12/2021
    • Prospect Street (near Pine Grove) - Valve Replacement - 4/12/2021
    • Ashland Road (near Pine Grove) - Valve Replacement - 4/12/2021
    • Ashland Road (near Tulip Street) - Valve Replacement - 4/12/2021
    • Hillview Terrace (near Beekman Terrace) - Valve Replacement 5/1/2021
    • 96 Division Avenue - Water Main Break - 4/22/2021

Gas Utility

  • All gas service is owned and operated by PSE&G.  Specific questions should be directed to them at 1800-880-7734.  Below is a list of requested road opening permits beginning January 1, 2021:
    • 1 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 5 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 9 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 106 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 113 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 130 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 22 Colony Road - Install New Service Line  - Work to begin 2/4/2021
    • 5 Crestwood Lane - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 3/1/2021
    • 6 Crestwood Lane - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 3/1/2021
    • 2 Silver Lake Drive - Install New Service - Work to begin 2/15
    • 12 Fairview Avenue - Install New Service - Work to begin 3/1
    • 15 Oak Forest Lane - Repair Service Line - Work to begin 2/22
    • 114 Ashwood Avenue - New Service Line - Work to begin 2/15
    • 7 & 31 Ascot Way - Valve Work - Work to begin ASAP
    • 1 Maple Street - Valve Work - ASAP - Road to be kept open for traffic at all times
    • 14 Lafayette Avenue - Emergency Repair of Service Line 
    • 19 Tulip Street - Emergency Repair of Service Line
    • 51 Blackburn Road - Emergency Repair of Gas Main - Work Complete 
    • 802 Old Springfield Avenue - Emergency Repair of Gas Main - Work Complete
    • 86 Tulip Street - Emergency Repair of Gas Service - Work Complete
    • 76 Prospect Hill Avenue - Emergency Repair of Gas Service - Work Complete 2/10/21
    • 41 Canoe Brook Parkway - Install new Service - 3/8/2021
    • 10 Templar Way - Install new service, abandon old service in two openings- 3/22/2021
    • 34 Windsor Road - Repair gas service leak 1/1/2021
    • 37 Maple Street - Valve Repair 3/23/2021
    • Ridgedale Avenue - 6 openings for updated services - asap

Butler Parkway Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY PRESENTATION  12/7/2020

CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS  12/7/2020


CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY PRESENTATION  11/11/2020

CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS  11/11/2020


  • Limits: Entire Length (Morris Avenue to River Road)
  • Scope: Install sidewalk along east side, install & repair curbing, upgrade drainage structures, mill & pave entire length
  • Start: June 2021
  • End: August 2021
  • Update: See presentation and draft construction plans above.  First draft presentation and plans are dated from November of 2020 and were subsequently revised in Dec of 2020.  Update: 1/27/2021 - Bids received on 1/28/2021.  Contract award scheduled for 2/2/2021.  Update: 4/21/2021 Contract was awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, Crossroads Construction of Newark NJ.  Construction is anticipated to begin in May and last through the summer. Update 5/27/2021 - Work to begin at River Road on June, 8 2021.  Update 7/12/2021 - Work is on going south of Hartley Road.  Expect several more weeks of construction.    

Manor Hill Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of the road.   
  • Start: May 2021
  • End: May 2021
  • Update: Work will be completed by the City's DPW staff.  Awaiting the availability of the asphalt milling machine to schedule the work.  Work anticipated to be completed prior to Labor Day.  

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: N/A
  • End: N/A
  • Update: This proposal is being considered 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.    Council will be approving the authorization to bid the project at the next Council meeting.  

Blackburn Place Improvement Project

  • Limits: #1 - #31
  • Scope: Mill & Pave   
  • Start: May 2021
  • End: May 2021
  • Update: Work will be completed by the City's DPW Staff.  UPDATE: ALL WORK IS COMPLETE

2021 Micro-Paving Project - Anticipated for August 2021


  • Ruthven Place 
  • Fay Place
  • Brainerd Road
  • Kenneth Court
  • Cedar Street
  • Portions of North Street
  • Portions of South Street
  • Portions of John Street
  • Glenn Oaks Avenue
  • ?Blackburn Place (Lower Block)
  • Beekman Terrace (School Portion)
  • Edgewood Road
  • Edgewood Drive

Notification to be provided to residents once the exact schedule is determined.  

Locust Drive Improvement Project

  • Limits: Morris Avenue to Tulip Street
  • Scope: Replace damaged concrete curbs and driveway aprons, construct new ADA ramps, mill & pave.     
  • Start: June 2021
  • End: July 2021
  • Update: This project will be completed in two phases; 1) the City hired S & L Contractors to complete the necessary concrete work 2) the City's DPW staff will complete all of the milling & Paving. UPDATE 7/12/2021: Concrete work to begin August 2.  Notices to residents will be provided once the date is confirmed.  

Westminster Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Replace concrete curbs with granite block curbs, mill existing road and pave.   
  • Start: May 10 2021
  • End: June 2021
  • Update: 5/7/2021 - The contractor anticipates starting the curb work on Monday May 10, 2021 and should last approximately 1 week.  Restoration work will follow.  Milling/Paving to be scheduled at a later day.  Access to driveways may be limited during the work as depressed curbs are being installed across driveways.  Police Officers to be onsite during the project.  Milling and Paving scheduled for Tuesday June 8, 2021.  Update 7/12/2021 - All work is complete.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF).

West End Avenue Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Repair curbs, update storm drains, clean sanitary sewer, mill & pave entire length of the road.   
  • Start: 2021
  • End: 2021
  • Update: The plans and specifications are being finalized and reviewed by NJDOT for approval.  The project is set to be out to bid on July 1, 2021.  Plans can be viewed by Clicking Here.  UPDATE 7/12/2021: Council to award project to lowest responsible bidder at the next council meeting.  

Edgar Street Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Repair sidewalks and curbs, mill and pave entire length (no new sidewalk, will be installed)
  • Start: July 2021
  • End: August 2021
  • Update: The project will be advertised publicly on June 10, 2021. Bids will be received on Tuesday June 18, 2021.  UPDATE: Contract awarded to the lowest responsible bidder at the July 6th Council Meeting and work will commence once all paper work is complete.    
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF).

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
  • Start: August 2020
  • End: September 2020
  • Night Work: All work will be completed between 9pm and 5am. 
  • Update: Project was awarded at the April 28th Council Meeting to the lowest responsible bidder.  A pre-construction meeting was held in July.  Mobilization began on Monday, August 10, 2020.   Concrete removal, installation of light footings and conduit all complete.  Awaiting delivery of lights and install of RRFB systems.  
  • Update: The high friction surface treatment on all 4 intersections has been installed.  This treatment is a polymer based application that increases the friction between vehicle tires and the road surface increasing safety at these intersections.  
  • Update: 12/18/2020 - All major work is now complete.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

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: OCTOBER 12, 2020
  • End: Spring 2021
  • Update: Project was Bid January into February and awarded to Midwest Construction. A Pre-Construction meeting was held in June.  PSEG has recently completed maintenance work on the gas main and services prior to the project and NJAW also recently completed the upgrade of water service upgrades.  Layout was completed in early September and mobilization/construction has begun as of October 12, 2020.  Work will progress from Ashland Road to Blackburn Road.  Residents have been notified and will be so again when access to their driveway is disrupted.  Please contact City of Summit Engineering office to discuss the project if you have any questions at 908-273-6404.  
  • Update: 11/13/2020 - All curb work is complete.  Sidewalk work began at Blackburn Road and is progressing to Ashland Road.  As to not miss the paving window for this year we will begin milling the week of November 16 and will schedule paving shortly.  Sidewalk work and restoration work will continue as long as the weather permits.  
  • Update: 11/30/2020 - All Paving is complete. Restoration of lawn areas & driveways to be completed in the coming days. 
  • Update: 12/18/2020 - All major work is now complete.  Residents should call in any remaining outstanding issues to the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.   
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Beacon Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of the road with the addition of curbing and drainage where needed.  
  • Start: NA
  • End: NA
  • Update: This project requires an assessment ordinance and is pending.  

Ashland Road & Elm Place Crosswalk Installation

  • Limits: Ashland Road & Elm Place
  • Scope: Replace two ADA ramps, install sidewalk island, roadway striping & signage  
  • Start: September 2020
  • End: 4 days
  • Update: All work is now complete.    
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Huntley Road Area Improvement Project

  • Limits: Caldwell Avenue, Clark Street, Eaton Court, Huntley Road & Willow Road, 
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where needed (mainly along driveways), repair of existing curbing where needed, upgrade drainage inlets, install drainage pipe along Huntley Road and connect leader drains, replace sidewalk ramps as needed along Broad Street, mill and pave the streets noted above.
  • Date: Thursday September 17 and Friday September 18
  • Update: Project was out to bid in April and will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder in June, S & L Contractors of Kenilworth New Jersey.  The project schedule is as follows: June 29th - Clean and Inspect Sewers to begin; June 29th upgrade of storm inlets to begin; July 6th curbing and drainage work to begin on Clark & Caldwell.  Huntley Road Drainage to begin the week of July 27th and curb work will follow the completion of the drainage work.  All work is now complete. Any outstanding issues should be called into Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.  
  • 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.

  • New Providence Avenue Improvement Project
  • Linden Place & Oakland Place Improvement Project
  • Pine Grove Avenue Section 1 Improvement Project (Springfield to Blackburn)
  • Laurel Avenue & Larned Road Improvement Project
  • Village Green Phase II Improvement Project
  • Tanglewood, Dorchester & Winchester Road Improvement Project
  • Plymouth Road
  • Alley Way Improvement Project
  • Lenox Road & Whittredge Road Improvement Project
  • Hobart Avenue Improvement Project
  • Blackburn Road Improvement Project (Blackburn Place to Valley View Avenue)
  • Summit Maple Elm Improvement Project
  • Brook Court Paving (by PSEG) - Entire Length
  • Springfield Avenue Improvement Project (City Hall Portion)
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