Construction Updates

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: October 2017
  • End: Spring 2017
  • Update: Work began the week of October 23 with drainage and sewer improvements.  All drainage work was completed on December 22.  Additional and minor sanitary sewer cleaning will take place over the next month with very little disruption.  Concrete and curb work will commence as soon as the weather permits in early Spring.  
  • 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 - early 2018
  • Update: Work is currently progressing with the installation of structural steel. The majority of work is occurring during overnight work hours.

2017 Drainage Improvement Project

  • Limits: Various Locations
  • Scope: Upgrade city storm sewer infrastructure.
  • Start: November 2017
  • End: Spring 2018
  • Update: Project awarded to contractor and pre-construction meeting was held.  Work is expected to commence in January on Westminster Road and progress to the various other locations as weather permits.  
  • 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: September 2017
  • Update: All major work is complete. Minor punch-list list items remain along with striping and signage. If residents have any outstanding items that need to be addressed, please call the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • View the construction 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 26, 2017
  • End: September 5, 2017
  • Update: All work is completed. If any issues or concerns remain, residents should call the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • View the constructions plans (PDF) and detour plans (PDF).

Springfield Avenue Improvement Project

  • Limits: Waldron Avenue to Morris Avenue (near Huntley Tavern)
  • Scope: Install sidewalk between Argyle Court and Broad Street, repair curbing as needed, upgrade ADA ramps and upgrade drainage as needed.
  • Start: June 26, 2017
  • End: September 8, 2017
  • Update: All major work is complete. Minor punch-list items remain. If residents have any outstanding items that need to be addressed, please call the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • View the construction plans (PDF) and detour plans (PDF).

Cornog Field House

  • Work to renovate the building will begin on or about Monday, June 19 and continue through early September.
  • During construction, the Memorial Field playground will remain open but the public restrooms will not. ADA equipped portable restrooms will be provided. Visitors to Memorial Field are asked to follow all construction signs and barriers.
  • It was designed by Potter Architects of Union, NJ. Construction work will be completed by Spartan Construction of South Amboy, NJ.
  • More information is available on the Department of Community Programs website.

Completed Projects


These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.
  • 2017 Curb and ADA Ramp Project
  • Crescent Avenue and Hillside Avenue Paving project
  • 2017 Micro-surfacing Project
  • Washington School parking lot
  • Downtown Conduit Installation Project
  • 2015 Capital Roads (Ridge, Fernwood, Fairview, Druid Hill)
  • Elm Street Paving
  • Hospital Roads Access Project
  • 2015 Drainage Improvement Project
  • Ashwood Avenue & Ashwood Court Improvements
  • Downtown Roads and Beautification Project
  • Colt Road Improvement Project
  • Bellevue Avenue & Shadyside Paving (PSE&G)
  • Deforest Avenue Section II (Norwood to Maple)
  • Edgemont Road Improvement Project
  • Broad Street Sewer Line Inspection