Construction Updates

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2022

  • Anticipated Road Projects for 2022 - Subject to scheduling, weather and administrative approval:
    • Park Avenue (along with John Street, North Street & South Street)
    • Tulip Street (between Ashland Road and Mountain Avenue)
    • Michigan Avenue & Faitoute Court (delayed until Spring/Summer 2023)
    • Beacon Road

Union County Road Projects Summary - 2022

Tulip Street Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the TULIP STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/22/2022


  • Limits: Ashland Road to Mountain Avenue
  • Scope: Mill & Pave length of the road between Ashland Road and Mountain Avenue, upgrade drainage structures, inspect and repair sewers, repair curb and sidewalk, and implement traffic calming measures
  • Start: 2022
  • End: 2022

Park Avenue Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the PARK AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/08/2022


  • Limits: Broad Street to Springfield Avenue
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of the road, Streetscape the intersections of Ashwood Avenue and Orchard Street, and mill and pave North Street, John Street and South Street between the limits of Park Avenue and Broad Street
  • Start: Week of September 19th, 2022 (Tentative & Subject to Weather)
  • End: 2022

Michigan Avenue Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the MICHIGAN AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  06/20/2022


  • Limits: The entire length of Michigan Avenue & Faitoute Court
  • Scope: Add mountable granite block curbing along both sides of Michigan Avenue. Mill & Pave entire length of Michigan Avenue and Faitoute Court, upgrade drainage structures, and inspect and repair sewers
  • Start: 2023
  • End: 2023

Beacon Road Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the BEACON ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  05/20/2022


  • Limits: The entire length of Beacon Road
  • Scope: Mill & Pave entire length of roadway, upgrade drainage structures, inspect and repair sewers, and add granite block curbing on both sides of roadway
  • Start: October 26, 2022
  • End: December 2022 (Final Paving is Tentative & Subject to Weather Conditions) 
  • 10/26/22 update: Project work will be performed between the hours of 8AM and 4:30PM Monday through Friday. Summit police will be onsite to direct traffic. Partial road closures will be in effect during project work, and Beacon Road will be closed during milling and paving operations.

Mount Vernon Avenue & Kent Place Boulevard Improvement Project

CLICK HERE for the MOUNT VERNON AVENUE & KENT PLACE BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PLANS  02/28/2022


  • Limits: Along the northerly side of Kent Place Boulevard & Mount Vernon Avenue between Passaic Avenue and the Mount Vernon Avenue bridge.
  • Scope: Install a new sidewalk along the northerly side of Kent Place Boulevard and Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Start: N/A
  • End: N/A

Summit Muni Golf Course Dam & Culvert Replacement Project

  • Limits: Replacement of existing Dam and Concrete Culvert/Bridge at the Muni
  • Scope: Full Replacements
  • Start: 2022
  • End: 2022
  • Update: The City has been working with Mott MacDonald on preparing plans, specifications and permits for the replacement of the Dam and Box Culvert at the Muni.  The bid documents are being finalized and work is anticipated for this winter.  The proposed improvements can be viewed by Clicking Here.  

Hobart Avenue Sidewalk Project

  • Limits: Ridge Road to Arboretum
  • Scope: Install Sidewalk on the west side of Hobart Avenue from Ridge Road to Hobart Road and the east side of Hobart Avenue from Hobart Road to the Arboretum   
  • Start: N/A
  • End: N/A
  • Update: This proposal was considered and approved by Common Council as the City has received numerous requests for Pedestrian and ADA access to the Arboretum.  The proposed construction plan can be viewed here. Project is currently on hold.

Utility Projects & Permits Summary - 2022

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Water Utility

  • All water service is owned and operated by New Jersey American Water. Specific questions should be directed to them at 1-800-272-1325. The following is a partial list of capital projects the Division is aware of:
    • 11/10/22 update: This project has been postponed due to weather. New project dates will be posted once it has been rescheduled. 11/7/22: New Jersey American Water will be performing valve replacement work at the intersection of Passaic Avenue and West End Avenue beginning Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Passaic Avenue will be closed between Kent Place Boulevard and Springfield Avenue for the duration of project work. Summit police will be onsite to direct traffic and detours will be posted. Work will begin at 7PM on Friday, November 11, and continue until the expected completion date, on Sunday, November 13, at 5AM. Project timeline is subject to change, weather permitting. Please contact New Jersey American Water at 1-800-272-1325 with any questions.
    • 11/1/22 | The contractor for the New Jersey American Water project to install new water mains on Morris Avenue is providing a progress update.

      The expected completion date has been pushed to November 18 due to inclement weather throughout the month of October. All water main installations will be completed by tonight 11/1, with remaining work to be completed on side streets. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8PM to 5AM.

      Please contact New Jersey American Water at 1-800-272-1325 with any questions.

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Gas Utility

  • All gas service is owned and operated by PSE&G. With any questions, please call the Gas Construction customer hotline at 1-833-661-6300 or email Jeannemarie.Ryder@pseg.com
  • The following is a partial list of capital projects the Division is aware of:
  • Major Service Upgrade - Northeast Quadrant: Phase one of the project involved the testing of soil samples and digging of test holes to verify the location of existing gas pipes. As part of Phase two, crews will need to dig trenches along road surfaces to install pipes. Short-term road closures and detours may be necessary. Work is expected to be complete by early summer 2023 depending on project progress over the winter. 
  • To see if your street is affected, Summit residents may refer to the PSE&G Gas Construction webpage.
  • 12/5/22 update: The PSE&G project to replace gas pipes throughout Summit is currently underway. Work is expected to be complete by early summer 2023 depending on project progress over the winter.

    Over the next week, PSE&G crews will be replacing mains and services on the following streets in Summit, weather permitting;  

    Hillcrest Avenue between Bellevue Avenue and Woodland Avenue
    Hillcrest Avenue between Woodmere Drive and Fernwood Road
    Hartley Road between Canoe Brook Parkway and Woodland Avenue
    Hawthorne Place between Beechwood Road and Shadyside Avenue
    Whittredge Road between Hobart Avenue and Essex Road
    Rotary Lane between Rotary Drive and Rotary Drive

    Road closures and detours will be in effect, and Summit police will be onsite to direct traffic. Work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 7AM and 5PM, weather permitting.

    More information on project work and affected streets is available here. Please contact PSE&G at 732-554-6467 or Jeannemarie.Ryder@pseg.com with any questions.

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