County Road Projects – July 29 Update
Morris County is moving ahead on a host of 2020 county road paving projects, despite the COVID-19 crisis, with resurfacing ongoing on roads in seven towns, and work set to start in another half dozen in the coming weeks. Read the County Press Release for more information.
I-80/Route 15 Interchange Improvements – Virtual Public Information Center
The NJDOT is currently running a Virtual Public Information Center and a Public Survey for the I-80/Route 15 Interchange Improvements Project. A presentation and public survey will available until July 28. Visit the project’s Public Information Center webpage for information.
Virtual Public Meeting for Proposed Pequannock-to-Wayne Rail Trail – July 29
A virtual public meeting on a proposed 4.8-mile Pequannock-to-Wayne bicycle and pedestrian path, to run along an abandoned section of the New York Susquehanna & Western Railway right of way, has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Learn more about the project and read the County Press Release for more information.
Russia Road Bridge Replacement in Jefferson Underway
Crews are on site in Jefferson Township, demolishing the county-owned Russia Road Bridge over Russia Brook, one of 17 bridge replacement or rehabilitation projects slated for 2020 by Morris County. Read the County Press Release for more information.
NJ Transit Resuming Full Weekday Rail Service Starting July 6
NJ Transit will resume full weekday rail and light rail service in Morris County and across the state on July 6, providing added capacity to its current COVID-19 restricted schedules. Bus service has been operating on a regular weekday schedule since June 8. Read the County Press Release for more information.
2020 County Roads and Bridge Projects
The Morris County Board of Freeholders unveiled the 2020 infrastructure action plan for the county, which includes a total of nearly 40-miles of road paving and upgrades, and 17 county bridge replacement or rehabilitation projects. Read the County Press Release for more information on these projects.
East Blackwell Street Bridge Project – Starts January 27
Work is scheduled to start on Monday, January 27, to replace the deck on the East Blackwell Street bridge over the Rockaway River in Dover. The county-owned span will be closed to motor vehicle traffic, with a 2.8-mile detour in place for up to ten months. Read the County Press Release for more information on this project.