Construction Updates

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2020

  • COMPLETE - New Providence Avenue
  • Butler Parkway - See below
  • ON GOING - Pine Grove Avenue (Blackburn to Ashland) - See below
  • COMPLETE - Huntley Road Area (Caldwell Avenue, Clark Street, Huntley Road, Eaton Court & Willow Road) - See below
  • ON GOING - Safe Streets to Transit (4 intersections) - See below
  • COMPLETE - 2020 Micro Paving (Planned start: 8/20/2020 | Roads: Portland, Pembroke, Twombly Dr., Gary, Myrtle, Beekman, Irving, Warwick, Canoe Brook, Hillcrest Ave.)
  • DPW Paving Projects (Elm - COMPLETE, Risk, Franklin - COMPLETE, Blackburn Place)
  • For additional project years please see the Project Planning page.

Union County Road Projects Summary - 2020

  • Constantine Place, Springfield Avenue, Mountain Avenue, Broad Street  - COMPLETED
  • For the latest information on the County Paving Projects please check the Union County website

Utility projects Summary - 2020
  • Water - All water service is owned and operated by New Jersey American Water.  Click Here for the latest updates.       New Jersey American Water is actively replacing water valves around the city. Residents may experience temporary disruptions to their water service.  Click Here for list of locations.  
  • Gas - All gas service is owned and operated by PSE&G Click Here for the latest updates

Butler Parkway Improvement Project


         Thank you to all the residents that participated.  For any residents that were not able to attend or if you did and have              additional comments/questions please reach out to the Engineering Division.  



  • Limits: Entire Length (Morris Avenue to River Road)
  • Scope: Install sidewalk along east side, install & repair curbing, upgrade drainage structures, mill & pave entire length
  • Start: April 2021
  • End: August 2021
  • Update: See presentation and draft construction plans above.  Project plans and specification are being finalized for the bidding process this winter and construction during the 2021 season.   

Pine Grove Avenue Section 2 Improvement Project

  • Limits: Blackburn Road to Ashland Road
  • Scope: Install concrete sidewalk on the east side, upgrade drainage structures, mill and pave. 
  • Start: OCTOBER 12, 2020
  • End: Spring 2021
  • Update: Project was Bid January into February and awarded to Midwest Construction. A Pre-Construction meeting was held in June.  PSEG has recently completed maintenance work on the gas main and services prior to the project and NJAW also recently completed the upgrade of water service upgrades.  Layout was completed in early September and mobilization/construction has begun as of October 12, 2020.  Work will progress from Ashland Road to Blackburn Road.  Residents have been notified and will be so again when access to their driveway is disrupted.  Please contact City of Summit Engineering office to discuss the project if you have any questions at 908-273-6404.  
  • Update: 11/13/2020 - All curb work is complete.  Sidewalk work began at Blackburn Road and is progressing to Ashland Road.  As to not miss the paving window for this year we will begin milling the week of November 16 and will schedule paving shortly.  Sidewalk work and restoration work will continue as long as the weather permits.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Ashland Road & Elm Place Crosswalk Installation

  • Limits: Ashland Road & Elm Place
  • Scope: Replace two ADA ramps, install sidewalk island, roadway striping & signage  
  • Start: September 2020
  • End: 4 days
  • Update: All work is now complete.  Please contact City of Summit Engineering office to discuss the project at 908-273-6404.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Summit DPW Paving Project

  • Limits: Elm Place (Entire Length); Franklin Place (Summit to Irving); Risk Avenue (Portion near Constantine), Blackburn Place (#1 to #31)
  • Scope: Mill & Pave  
  • Start: Week of Sept 28
  • End: 1 week from start
  • Update: Elm Place & Franklin Place to be completed Sept/Oct 2020.  Blackburn Place & Risk Avenue to be completed in 2021.  All streets include milling & paving.  Please contact City of Summit Engineering office to discuss the project at 908-273-6404.  
  • UPDATE: Franklin Place & Elm Place are Complete 

Huntley Road Area Improvement Project

  • Limits: Caldwell Avenue, Clark Street, Eaton Court, Huntley Road & Willow Road, 
  • Scope: Install granite block curbing where needed (mainly along driveways), repair of existing curbing where needed, upgrade drainage inlets, install drainage pipe along Huntley Road and connect leader drains, replace sidewalk ramps as needed along Broad Street, mill and pave the streets noted above.
  • Date: Thursday September 17 and Friday September 18
  • Update: Project was out to bid in April and will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder in June, S & L Contractors of Kenilworth New Jersey.  The project schedule is as follows: June 29th - Clean and Inspect Sewers to begin; June 29th upgrade of storm inlets to begin; July 6th curbing and drainage work to begin on Clark & Caldwell.  Huntley Road Drainage to begin the week of July 27th and curb work will follow the completion of the drainage work.  All work is now complete. Any outstanding issues should be called into Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

Safe Streets to Transit Project

  • Limits: 4 Intersections approaching Summit Train Station 
    • Summit/Franklin
    • Maple/Union
    • Maple/Railroad
    • Broad/Summit
  • Scope: Installation of lighting, signage, RRFB systems & sidewalk
  • Start: August 2020
  • End: September 2020
  • Night Work: All work will be completed between 9pm and 5am. 
  • Update: Project was awarded at the April 28th Council Meeting to the lowest responsible bidder.  A pre-construction meeting was held in July.  Mobilization began on Monday, August 10, 2020.   Concrete removal, installation of light footings and conduit all complete.  Awaiting delivery of lights and install of RRFB systems.  
  • Update: The high friction surface treatment on all 4 intersections has been installed.  This treatment is a polymer based application that increases the friction between vehicle tires and the road surface increasing safety at these intersections.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF)

2020 Micro-Paving Project - COMPLETED on August 20 -24, 2020

  1. Portland Road (Thursday, August 20) 
  2. Pembroke Road (Thursday, August 20) 
  3. Twombly Drive (Thursday, August 20)
  4. Myrtle Ave (Friday, August 21)
  5. Beekman Road (Friday, August 21)
  6. Irving Place (Friday, August 21)
  7. Warwick Road (Monday, August 24)
  8. Canoe Brook Place (Monday, August 24)
  9. Hillcrest Ave (Monday, August 24)
  10. Gary Road (Monday, August 24)

Recently Completed Projects


These projects are completed. Should you have any concerns please contact the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.

  • New Providence Avenue Improvement Project
  • Linden Place & Oakland Place Improvement Project
  • Pine Grove Avenue Section 1 Improvement Project (Springfield to Blackburn)
  • Laurel Avenue & Larned Road Improvement Project
  • Village Green Phase II Improvement Project
  • Tanglewood, Dorchester & Winchester Road Improvement Project
  • Plymouth Road
  • Alley Way Improvement Project
  • Lenox Road & Whittredge Road Improvement Project
  • Hobart Avenue Improvement Project
  • Blackburn Road Improvement Project (Blackburn Place to Valley View Avenue)
  • Summit Maple Elm Improvement Project
  • Brook Court Paving (by PSEG) - Entire Length
  • Springfield Avenue Improvement Project (City Hall Portion)
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