FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 3, 2007

CONTACT: Wayne Avery, 908-527-4742
Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419

 

UNION COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2007 ROAD RESURFACING SCHEDULE

Union County Freeholder Chairwoman Bette Jane Kowalski has announced plans for the 2007 Milling, Resurfacing & Handicap Ramp Construction Project throughout Union County.

“It is important to maintain our roadways to ensure a safe, smooth commute for everyone living or working in Union County,” said Union County Freeholder Daniel P. Sullivan. Freeholder Sullivan also serves as Chairman of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.

Approximately 11.88 miles of county roads will be improved under the program. Work is scheduled to begin by the end of June when schools have been dismissed for the summer and will be completed prior to Labor Day 2007. Work is scheduled for the following locations:

Valley Road,
Berkeley Heights

Somerset County Linden
to Glenside Avenue

0.225 mile

 

 

 

 

West Grand Street, Elizabeth

Park Street (Roselle Line) to Cherry Street (NJSH Rt. 27)

1.273 miles

 

 

 

 

New Providence Road, Mountainside

US Rt. 22 to Mountain Avenue

0.480 mile

 

 

 

 

Summit Road, Mountainside

Summit Lane to US Rt. 22

1.237 miles

 

 

 

 

South Street,
New Providence

Springfield Avenue
to Mountain Avenue

1.381 miles

 

 

 

 

Grand Avenue,
Rahway

Bond Street to Turner Street

0.218 mile

 

 

 

 

Hazelwood Avenue,
Rahway

Jaques Avenue to
US Rts. 1&9/Frontage Road

0.541 mile

 

 

 

 

First Avenue,
Roselle

Cranford Line to Park Street (Elizabeth Linden)

2.102 miles

 

 

 

 

Chestnut Street, Roselle Park

Williams Street to
Sumner Street

0.690 mile

 

 

 

 

Passaic Avenue, Summit

Constantine Place
to River Road

1.016 miles

 

 

 

 

River Road,
Summit

Passaic Avenue
to Rt. 124 Overpass

0.767 mile

 

 

 

 

Stuyvesant Avenue, Union

Vauxhall Road to
Hillside Avenue (Irvington Line)

1.213 miles

 

 

 

 

West Broad Street, Westfield

Lambert’s Mill Road
to Rahway Avenue

0.732 mile

The cost of this resurfacing project is estimated to be $3,880,000 which will be paid for by grants from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

Homeowners in these areas who are planning home improvements that may involve excavations to install new or upgraded utility services should complete their work before the Union County road resurfacing project begins.