Construction Updates

2017 Curb & ADA Ramp Project


  • Limits: Various locations
  • Scope: Repair or install curbing, replace drainage inlets, upgrade ADA Ramps ahead of anticipated paving projects by the city.
  • Start: June 2017
  • End: July 2017
  • Update: Contractor has been award the project and work is to be scheduled shortly.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Edgemont Road Improvement Project


  • Limits: Entire length
  • Scope: Install curbing, replace block gutter, and install drainage, mill and pave.
  • Start: June 2017
  • End: August 2017
  • Update: Contractor to notify residents of the exact start date
  • View the constructions plans (PDF).

Summit Maple Elm Improvement Project


  • Limits: Summit Avenue (Morris Avenue to Elm Street); Elm Street (Summit Avenue to Oak Ridge Avenue); Maple Street (Rail Road Avenue to Mountain Avenue)
  • Scope: Repair curbing where needed, replace sidewalk where needed, upgrade drainage, mill and pave.
  • Start: June 2017
  • End: August 2017
  • Update: Contractor to notify residents of the exact start date.
  • View the constructions plans (PDF).

Springfield Avenue Improvement Project


  • Limits: Waldron Avenue to Morris Avenue
  • Scope: Install sidewalk between Argyle Court and Broad Street, repair curbing as needed, upgrade ADA ramps and upgrade drainage as needed.
  • Start: June 2017
  • End: August 2017
  • Update: Contractor to notify residents of the exact start date.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Blackburn Road Improvement Project


  • Limits: Valley View Avenue to Oak Knoll Road
  • Scope: Upgrade ADA ramps, mill and pave.
  • Start: July 2017
  • End: August 2017
  • Update: Contract to be awarded in June of 2017 to the low bidder.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Lenox Road & Whittredge Road Improvement Project


  • Limits: Lenox Road (Entire Length); Whittredge Road (Entire Length)
  • Scope: Install curbing where none exists, repair sidewalks and ADA ramps as needed, upgrade drainage as needed, mill and pave
  • Start: July 2017
  • End: September 2017
  • Update: Contract to be awarded in June of 2017 to the low bidder
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

2017 Drainage Improvement Project


  • Limits: Various Locations
  • Scope: Upgrade city storm sewer infrastructure.
  • Start: July 2017
  • End: September 2017
  • Update: Contract to be awarded to the low bid contractor in June of 2017.
  • 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 signals are installed and operating. Paving to be scheduled for night work with warm temperatures.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Bellevue & Shadyside Avenue Paving

  • Limits: Bellevue Avenue between Summit Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue; Shadyside Avenue between Bellevue Avenue and Hawthorne Place
  • Scope: Milling and paving
  • Project is now complete. Striping to be scheduled.

Colt Road Improvement Project


  • Limits: #22 to #57
  • Scope: Install drainage, repair existing drainage structures, replace curbing, mill and pave the road.
  • Project is now complete.
  • Update: 

    Any remaining issues should be reported to the Department of Community Services at 908-273-6404.

 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
  • Project is now complete. Minor repair items remain.
  • 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: Current estimate - late 2017/early 2018
  • Update: Work is currently progressing and the relocation of the City's sanitary sewer is taking place. The majority of work is taking place during overnight work hours.

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.
  • Project is now complete. Any remaining issues should be reported to the Department of Community Services at 908-273-6404.

County Projects


  • The County will be paving Morris Avenue (Kent Place Boulevard to River Road) and all of Chatham Road in mid-summer 2017.

Completed Projects


These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • Downtown Conduit Installation Project
  • 2015 Capital Roads (Ridge, Fernwood, Fairview, Druid Hill
  • Elm Street Paving
  • Hospital Roads Access Project
  • 2015 Drainage Improvement Project