The City of Summit is announcing that construction work in the downtown is set to begin on Monday, August 1, weather permitting.
Work in the Central Retail Business District (CRBD) will be completed at night between the hours of midnight and 10AM, beginning at 11:30PM on Monday, August 1. Project work includes drainage and sewer upgrades, curbing and sidewalk replacements, installation of pedestrian bump outs, sitting walls, and decorative crosswalks as well as full milling and roadway resurfacing. This project is scheduled to be completed on or around September 30, 2016.
The installation of conduit pipe will also begin in the downtown on Wednesday, August 3 at 9 PM on Beechwood Road from Union Place to DeForest Avenue. Conduit pipe will be installed throughout the entire downtown. Once complete, the conduit will be used for future technology updates within the CRBD. Most of the work will be completed at night between the hours of 9 PM and 6 AM. This project is scheduled to be finished on or around September 15, 2016.
Construction on the remaining section of DeForest Avenue is scheduled to start on Wednesday, August 8 at 7 AM. It will take place along DeForest Avenue from Maple Street to Norwood Avenue at Kent Place Boulevard. Project work will include street light and concrete sidewalk replacements, traffic signal replacements, shared bike lane installation, as well as repaving and striping of DeForest Avenue. Work will be done during the day between the hours of 7AM and 4PM. This project is scheduled to be completed on or around October 2, 2016.
Updates for these projects will be posted to www.cityofsummit.org as they become available. For more information please contact the Department of Community Services at 908-273-6404.