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Posted on: June 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Summer 2016 Construction

With the summer months approaching, various construction projects will be occurring throughout the Township. The areas stated below are a preliminary list as start dates are still being determined and are subject to change.

In efforts to notify residents and commuters of the possibility of road closures, detours and increased traffic the Township will be updating its website and Twitter as construction progresses. Please keep these projects in mind while driving through town:

•Complete Streets- Check the Township website for updates.

•Great Hills Road – Projected construction on Great Hills Road will be postponed due to the Governor’s order to stop all projects being funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. The Township will be monitoring the status of the stop work order so that work can begin as soon as possible.

•Short Hills Train Station Lot 3 (Chatham Road) – Milling, paving, resurfacing and installation of perimeter curbing. Project will result in three (3) days of complete lot closure. Commuters will have to park in Lots 7 and 8 and the Parking Deck during this time. The construction job was awarded to Stanziale Construction.

•Papermill Playhouse – Parking lot improvements and resurfacing. Construction will result in possible road closure of Brookside Drive with access being limited to Papermill Playhouse employees only.

•Whittingham Terrace – Road Improvements including milling and paving, curb replacement, barrier free ramps, drainage and resurfacing. Bids are being received July 6th with the possibility of awarding the bid on July 19th. The project area is from Millburn Avenue to Ridgewood Road. Residents affected by construction will be notified by the contractor. Construction should conclude in September.

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