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Posted on: July 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City Urges Citizens to Contact Governor’s Office & State Elected Officials to Put Morris Ave Bridge

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The City of Summit is asking citizens to call or email Governor Chris Christie and other state elected officials to express support for putting the Morris Avenue Bridge replacement project on a list of essential projects that will be completed with remaining Transportation Trust Fund monies.

On June 30, Governor Christie issued Executive Order No. 210 and put the Morris Avenue project on a list on non-essential projects that are up for review; only projects paid for by federal funds and projects deemed "absolutely essential" will continue.

“It is imperative that our elected officials hear that the Morris Avenue bridge replacement project needs to be included on the essential projects list,” explains Summit Mayor Nora Radest. “I encourage each of you to call or email the Governor, Assembly Speaker Prieto and Senate Majority Leader Sweeney today. We need to work together to help make this happen. ”

Office of the Governor:
(609) 292-6000
constituent.relations@nj.gov

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto:
(201) 770-1303
asmprieto@njleg.org

Senate Majority Leader Stephen Sweeney:
(856) 251-9801
sensweeney@njleg.org

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