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.
Russia Road Bridge Project in Jefferson – Starts July 6
Work is scheduled to start on Monday, July 6, to replace a bridge on Russia Road over Russia Brook in Jefferson Township. The county owned span will be closed to motor vehicle traffic, with a 5-mile detour in place for up to nine months. Read the County Press Release for more information.
County Road Projects – June 23 Update
Morris County is pushing ahead with its list of 2020 county road paving projects, despite the COVID-19 crisis, with resurfacing currently in various stages of completion in seven towns, and a host of other projects set for bidding and construction across the county this summer and fall. Read the County Press Release for more information.
NJ Transit Service and Policies Changes Due to Covid-19
NJ Transit has made a number of service reductions and policy changes, and Governor Murphy has issued Executive Order 125 concerning NJ Transit in response to Covid-19. The significant changes affect both service and riders system-wide. Please visit NJ Transit’s website for the latest updates regarding transit.
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.