County Road Projects – September 11 Update
Four county road paving and improvement projects have begun this week, including milling and paving on Highview Avenue in Hanover, and preliminary work on sections of Mendham Road in Mendham Township, Mount Olive/Flanders Road in Mount Olive, and Dover-Rockaway Road in Rockaway Township. Read the County Press Release for more information on these and other projects around the County.
Howard Boulevard Traffic Study & Survey
The Howard Boulevard Traffic Safety Improvement Study will develop recommendations for improving safety on Howard Boulevard (CR 615) from Seasons Drive to the I-80 eastbound off-ramp in Mount Arlington. Visit the Howard Boulevard project webpage to see details and updates, and to take the survey to share your ideas.
New NJ Transit Rail Schedules – Effective September 8
Amtrak has completed repairs to two rail interlockings at NY Penn Station and NJ Transit is able to restore service to the station. New schedules for NJ Transit Rail lines go into effect on September 8, including for the Morris & Essex and Montclair-Boonton Lines that serve Morris County. Visit NJ Transit’s website to view the new timetables and see NJ Transit’s notice for details.
County Road Projects – August 22 Update
Paving and improvements will start the week Sept. 9 on sections of New Vernon Rd in Long Hill and Dover-Rockaway Rd in Rockaway Township. Bids have been received for the Mill Rd Bridge replacement project to be done later this year in Morris Township, and bids have been advertised for the East Blackwell St bridge project in Dover. Read the County Press Release for more information on these and other projects around the County.
Ash Tree Removal Along County Roads
Morris County is initiating a long-term tree removal program along County roads to deal with infestation caused by the Emerald Ash Borer, a small but deadly insect that infects and destroys ash trees in its path. The County awarded a contract for removal of trees in Long Hill and Morris Township. Read the County Press Release for more details.
TransOptions’ Bike to Work Challenge 2019
Registration is open to join TransOptions’ 2019 Bike to Work Challenge. The goal of this competition is to encourage commuters to use their bikes more often instead of cars. The Challenge will run from May 1 to May 31. See the Bike to Work Challenge webpage for more details.
Street Smart Safety Campaign
Street Smart Safety Campaign is a public education and awareness campaign created and coordinated by the NJTPA in order to help encourage safer decisions by drivers and pedestrians. For more information, please visit the Street Smart website.