Construction Updates

Colt Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: #22 to #57
  • Scope: Install drainage, repair existing drainage structures, replace curbing, mill and pave the road
  • Start Date: November 1, 2016
  • End Date:  6 to 8 weeks
  • Update: Milling and paving is scheduled for Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9, weather permitting. Residents will be notified of work by the contractor. Driveways will become inaccessible for a period of time between the working hours of 7AM and 5PM. Street parking will be prohibited. Please plan an alternate route if possible.

Downtown Conduit Installation Project

  • Limits: CRBD District
  • Scope: Installation of PVC conduit for use in future technology updates within the CRBD
  • Contractor: Pacific Construction
  • Start Date: August 3, 2016
  • End Date: September 15, 2016
  • Update: All work is now complete.

 Downtown Roads & 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: August 1, 2016
  • End Date: September 30, 2016
  • Update: All paving is now complete. Minor repair items remain and landscaping of Kaus Way will begin shortly.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Deforest Avenue Section II

  • Limits: Maple Street to Norwood/Kent Place
  • Scope: This project 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: August 18, 2016.
  • End Date: April 2017.
  • Update: Traffic signal installation will begin 1/3/17, at intersections at Maple Street and Woodland Avenue. Work will take place during the day and will last for three weeks. Paving is scheduled for April 2017.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

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.
  • View the detour map (PDF).
  • Start Date: Work has begun.
  • End Date: April 2017
  • Update: Project is currently shut down by state order due to lack of NJDOT funding.

Ashwood Avenue & Ashwood Court Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire lengths of Ashwood Avenue and Ashwood Court.
  • Scope: ADA sidewalk updates, curb and sidewalk replacement where needed, drainage upgrades (Ashwood Court only), sanitary sewer repairs, full milling and paving of the road and striping.
  • Start Date: week of October 31, 2016
  • End Date: 8 to 10 days from start of project
  • Update: Concrete sidewalk, curb and ramp work, as well as minor tree removal is expected to take 8 to 10 work days.  Milling and paving will take place the week of April 10 to 14, 2017

County Projects

  • The County will be paving Morris Avenue (Kent Place Boulevard to River Road) and all of Chatham Road in mid-summer.
  • Update: Project is currently shut down by state order due to lack of NJDOT funding.
  • Curb work on Mountain Avenue: A contractor for the County will be doing curb work on Mountain Avenue between Drum Hill Drive and Division Avenue on the south side of the street. The work is tentatively set for October 25.  This schedule is subject to change.

Completed Projects

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
  • Elm Street Paving
  • Hospital Roads Access Project
  • 2015 Drainage Improvement Project