Construction Updates

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2020

  • COMPLETED: New Providence Avenue, Pine Grove Avenue, Huntley Road, Caldwell Avenue, Clark Street, Eaton Court, Willow Road, Elm Place, Franklin Place, Micropaving Project (Portland, Pembroke, Twombly Dr., Gary, Myrtle, Beekman, Irving, Warwick, Canoe Brook, Hillcrest Ave.) 
  • OUTSTANDING: Butler Parkway, Blackburn Place (East Block)
  • For additional project years please see the Project Planning page.

City of Summit Road Projects Summary- 2021

  • Anticipated Road Projects for 2021 - Subject to scheduling & weather
    • Butler Parkway
    • Edgar Street
    • Westminster Road
    • Locust Drive
    • Blackburn Place (Upper Block)
    • Manor Hill Road
    • West End Avenue
    • Beacon Road

Union County Road Projects Summary - 2021

Utility Projects & Permits Summary - 2021

Water Utility

  • All water service is owned and operated by New Jersey American Water.  Specific questions should be directed to them at 1800-272-1325.  Below is a list of requested road opening permits beginning January 1, 2021:
    • Fay Place (near #15) - Repair Water Main Break - ASAP
    • Bedford Road (near Morris Avenue) - Repair of Water Main Break - Emergency - Repaired - Awaiting final asphalt patch
    • 105 Bellevue Avenue - Service Break and Renewal - Work is complete
    • 35 & 40 Beekman Terrace - Install new Service line along Beekman Terrace to 40 
    • 14 Pine Grove - water main break - work complete
    • 149 Hill Crest Avenue - replace water valve @ Woodmere -  work complete
    • 149 Hill Crest Avenue - Upgrade existing water service - ASAP
    • 86 Tulip Street - water service renewal - work complete
    • 80 & 112 Canoe Brook Parkway - Water Main Breaks - Emergency repair complete 2/16 & 2/17

Gas Utility

  • All gas service is owned and operated by PSE&G.  Specific questions should be directed to them at 1800-880-7734.  Below is a list of requested road opening permits beginning January 1, 2021:
    • 1 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 5 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 9 Cleveland Road - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 106 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 113 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 130 Hobart Avenue - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 2/1/2021
    • 22 Colony Road - Install New Service Line  - Work to begin 2/4/2021
    • 5 Crestwood Lane - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 3/1/2021
    • 6 Crestwood Lane - Replace existing service per Public Utility requirements - Work to begin 3/1/2021
    • 2 Silver Lake Drive - Install New Service - Work to begin 2/15
    • 12 Fairview Avenue - Install New Service - Work to begin 3/1
    • 15 Oak Forest Lane - Repair Service Line - Work to begin 2/22
    • 114 Ashwood Avenue - New Service Line - Work to begin 2/15
    • 7 & 31 Ascot Way - Valve Work - Work to begin ASAP
    • 1 Maple Street - Valve Work - ASAP - Road to be kept open for traffic at all times
    • 14 Lafayette Avenue - Emergency Repair of Service Line 
    • 19 Tulip Street - Emergency Repair of Service Line
    • 51 Blackburn Road - Emergency Repair of Gas Main - Work Complete 
    • 802 Old Springfield Avenue - Emergency Repair of Gas Main - Work Complete
    • 86 Tulip Street - Emergency Repair of Gas Service - Work Complete
    • 76 Prospect Hill Avenue - Emergency Repair of Gas Service - Work Complete 2/10/21
    • 41 Canoe Brook Parkway - Install new Service - 3/8/2021

Butler Parkway Improvement Project


CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY PRESENTATION  12/7/2020

CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS  12/7/2020


CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY PRESENTATION  11/11/2020

CLICK HERE for the BUTLER PARKWAY CONSTRUCTION PLANS  11/11/2020


  • 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.  First draft presentation and plans are dated from November of 2020 and were subsequently revised in Dec of 2020.  Update: 1/27/2021 - Bids received on 1/28/2021.  Contract award scheduled for 2/2/2021.  

Westminster Road Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Replace concrete curbs with granite block curbs, mill existing road and pave.   
  • Start: Spring 2021
  • End: Spring 2021
  • Update: The City is awaiting the start date to the curb work.  Further notice to follow.  
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF).

Edgar Street Improvement Project

  • Limits: Entire Length
  • Scope: Repair sidewalks and curbs, install new sidewalk on north side along the last 7 properties approaching end of street, mill and pave entire length.   
  • Start: July 2021
  • End: August 2021
  • Update: The City is currently working on the draft construction plans.    
  • View the Construction Plans (PDF).

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.  
  • Update: 11/30/2020 - All Paving is complete. Restoration of lawn areas & driveways to be completed in the coming days. 
  • Update: 12/18/2020 - All major work is now complete.  Residents should call in any remaining outstanding issues to the Engineering Division at 908-273-6404.   
  • 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 - Risk Avenue & Blackburn Place to be completed in 2021

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.  
  • Update: 12/18/2020 - All major work is now complete.  Resident should call in any outstanding issues to 908-273-6404.
  • 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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