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 2018
  • Update: Work began the week of October 23, 2017 with drainage and sewer improvements.  All drainage work was completed on December 22, 2017.  Additional work and minor sanitary sewer cleaning took place in January 2018 with very little disruption.  Concrete and curb work has commenced on Whittredge Road via the City's general contractor.  PSEG is currently replacing the gas main on Lenox Road ahead of the City project continuing with curbing and paving.  Gas main replacement should take approximately 4 weeks.    
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Alley Way Improvement Project

  • Limits: 200, 300 and 400 Alley Way
  • Scope: Install sidewalk, repair drainage inlets, mill and pave
  • Start: April 2018
  • End: June 2018
  • Update: Work is anticipated to begin late April and will begin with milling the existing asphalt.  Sidewalk will then be installed and then the entire length of all three alleys are to be paved.
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Plymouth Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Replace concrete curbing with granite block curbing, repair sidewalks and ADA ramps as needed, upgrade drainage as needed, mill and pave. 
  • Start: Summer 2018
  • End: Fall 2018
  • Update: Construction Plans are currently being developed.  No set schedule has been determined but work is anticipated to take place during the Summer of 2018.  

Tanglewood, Dorchester & Winchester Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length of each street
  • Scope: Replace granite block curbing where needed, upgrade drainage as needed, mill and pave. 
  • Start: Summer 2018
  • End: Fall 2018
  • Update: A contract has been awarded to AJM Contractors.  A pre-construction meeting is currently being set between the City and Contractor.  Once a formal schedule is set, it will be release to the residents. 
  • 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).
  • End Date: Current estimate - May 2018

2017 Drainage Improvement Project

  • Limits: Various Locations
  • Scope: Upgrade city storm sewer infrastructure.
  • Start: November 2017
  • End: Spring 2018
  • Update: Work has begun on Westminster Road.  Once complete, the additional locations will be completed.  All work should be complete by the end of Spring 2018.    
  • View the construction plans (PDF).

Hobart Avenue Improvement Project

  • Limits: Franklin Place to Springfield Avenue
  • Scope: Install curbing and sidewalks, upgrade ADA ramps, upgrade drainage, mill and pave.
  • Start: N/A
  • End: N/A
  • Update: A consultant is currently preparing the survey for the extent of the project.  Once complete the Engineering Division will be completing the design and specifications in house.  

Brook Court, Crestwood Lane and Old Springfield Avenue Paving Project

  • Limits: Entire length of each street.  
  • Scope: Repair curbing where needed, replace sidewalk where needed, upgrade drainage, upgrade ADA then mill and pave.  BROOK COURT - Preliminary work on Brook Court will take place starting late Spring of 2018 by PSEG with the replacement of the entire gas main.  
  • Start: N/A
  • End: N/A
  • Update: Proper Notice will be provided to all residents of each street ahead of any anticipated closures.  

Locust Drive - Culvert Replacement (by Union County)

  • Limits: Blackburn Road to Tulip Street
  • Scope: Replacement of the Union County maintained drainage culvert
  • Start: February 2018
  • End: Summer 2018
  • Update: Sewer work has begun and will continue weather permitting.  This project is managed by Union County and is not related to any project managed by the Summit Engineering Division.  For questions please call Reivax Construction 973-817-5553.  

Blackburn Road, Brook Court and Locust Drive - GAS Main Replacement (PSEG)

  • Limits: Blackburn Road - Springfield Avenue to Prospect Street; Brook Court - Entire Length; Locust Drive - Entire Length
  • Scope: Replace the gas main in the limits described above.  Brook Court gas main replacement will occur prior to repaving of the street to be completed by the City.  Locust Drive gas main replacement is to take place as part of the culvert replacement project.  All work being completed and managed by PSEG.   
  • Start: Summer 2018
  • End: Summer 2018
  • Update: PSEG to provide notice to residents directly.  

Cornog Field House

  • Work to renovate the building will began on Monday, June 19, 2017 and continue through the Spring of 2018.
  • 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
  • Elm Street Paving
  • Ashwood Avenue & Ashwood Court Improvements
  • Colt Road Improvement Project
  • Deforest Avenue Section II (Norwood to Maple)
  • Edgemont Road Improvement Project
  • Broad Street Sewer Line Inspection
  • Blackburn Road Improvement Project (Blackburn Place to Valley View Avenue)
  • Summit Maple Elm Improvement Project
  • Springfield Avenue - Entire Length City Portion