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Hunterdon County Department of Public WorksDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

The Hunterdon County Department of Public Works, including the Divisions of Roads, Bridges and Engineering provides engineering direction, technical support and guidance for the County's roads and bridges, is charged with the maintenance and repair for County roads, bridges, culverts, and storm sewers.

THOMAS MATHEWS, DIRECTOR/COUNTY ENGINEER
Route 12 County Complex
Building #1, First Floor
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-2900
908-788-1227 * FAX 908-788-1231
engineering@co.hunterdon.nj.us
Hunterdon County State of New Jersey BRYAN STEM, ROAD SUPERVISOR
LUKE BONHAM, SUPERINTENDENT OF BRIDGES
Route 12 County Complex
Building #8
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
908-788-1178
roads@co.hunterdon.nj.us

COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES/PROJECTS BY MUNICIPALITY

FOR TROPICAL STORM IDA RELATED CLOSURES VISIT:
ROAD CLOSURE MAP AND INFORMATION

Bethlehem Township last updated 10/06/2021 Bloomsbury Borough last updated 05/30/2019
Clinton Township last updated 12/17/2021 East Amwell Township last updated 11/24/2021
Franklin Township last updated 12/17/2021 Frenchtown Borough last updated 1/03/2022
Holland Township last updated 11/10/2021 Lebanon Township last updated 07/26/2021
Raritan Township last updated 03/05/2021 Readington Township last updated 12/17/2021
Tewksbury Township last updated 10/13/2021 Union Township last updated 10/06/2021

KEY: NEW UPDATED ACTIVE COMPLETED

 

 

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE
10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635
Bethlehem Township and
Union Township

 

DATE POSTED 10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships

Please be advised that County Route 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships will be under construction on or about October 18, 2021 from Mine Road to Van Syckle Road. Expect delays. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction.

Capital Paving is the contractor.

 

ACTIVE

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROAD WAY 579

 

DATE POSTED 05/30/2019

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP AND BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROADWAYS, C.R. 579 

The Replacement of Bridge 1050-161 and Approach Roadways, County Route 579 (Church Street) over Norfolk Southern Corporation – Lehigh Valley Main Line in the Township of Bethlehem and Borough of Bloomsbury

   SEE MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT HERE...

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BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

ACTIVE

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROAD WAY 579

 

DATE POSTED 05/30/2019

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP AND BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROADWAYS, C.R. 579 

The Replacement of Bridge 1050-161 and Approach Roadways, County Route 579 (Church Street) over Norfolk Southern Corporation – Lehigh Valley Main Line in the Township of Bethlehem and Borough of Bloomsbury

   SEE MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT HERE...

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY BRIDGE
FC-65
RIVER ROAD
CLINTON AND FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPS

CLOSURE
12/21/2021

DATE POSTED 12/17/2021

County Bridge FC-65 : Located on River Road in the townships of Franklin and Clinton. Bridge FC- 65 is located 3/10 of a mile from Camp Buck Road and 1-1/10 miles from Spring Hill Road. FC-65 will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday December 21, 2021 During working hours (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM).

A contractor will be removing trees close to the bridge.

ACTIVE

ROUND VALLEY RESERVOIR PROJECT

ROUND VALLEY RESERVOIR PROJECT - www.roundvalleyproject.com

 

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EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
E-243

VAN LIEUS ROAD
EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

CLOSURE
11/23/2021

DATE UPDATED 11/24/2021

COUNTY BRIDGE E-243 located on Van Lieus Road at the intersection of Back Brook Road and 3/10 of a mile from County Route 602 in East Amwell Township has been closed immediately and indefinitely as of 11/23/2021.

And over sized vehicle drove over the bridge causing damage to the structure deeming it unsafe.  

Detour for Bridge E-243

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY BRIDGE
FC-65
RIVER ROAD
FRANKLIN AND CLINTON TOWNSHIPS

CLOSURE
12/21/2021

DATE POSTED 12/17/2021

County Bridge FC-65 : Located on River Road in the townships of Franklin and Clinton. Bridge FC- 65 is located 3/10 of a mile from Camp Buck Road and 1-1/10 miles from Spring Hill Road. FC-65 will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday December 21, 2021 During working hours (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM).

A contractor will be removing trees close to the bridge.

ACTIVE

COUNTY RESURFACING PROJECT ROUTE 616

DATE POSTED 06/09/2021

Resurfacing of County Route 616 Franklin Township The project consists of the Resurfacing of County Route 616 in the Township of Franklin.

Resurfacing will be accomplishes through HMA milling and paving HMA surface course. The project also includes repairing storm water structures, upgrading castings to meet current storm water regulations and upgrading guide rail to current NJDOT Standards.

Milling and paving is scheduled to begin Monday June 14th  

Assuncao Brothers, Inc is the Contractor for this project.

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FRENCHTOWN BOROUGH

NEW

COUNTY BRIDGE
P-162

TRENTON AVE.
FRENCHTOWN BOROUGH

BEGINNING ON 1/5/2022

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday January 5, 2022 Vollers Excavating will be working on Bridge P-162, located on Trenton Ave.

The bridge will be 1 lane traffic from the hours of 7:00AM-4PM daily until repairs are complete.

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LEBANON TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE

INTRA COUNTY BRIDGE L-90-W

L-90-W, Shoddy Mill Road, Lebanon Township:

  • Bridge closed due to damage caused by an overweight vehicle.
  • Warren County is taking the lead for the repairs.

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RARITAN TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE

COUNTY CULVERT
Q-106
River Road
Emergency Closure
March 5, 2021

EMERGENCY CLOSURE March 05, 2021

County Culvert Q-106 located on River Road, between County Route 523 and Route 31 in Raritan Twp. Is CLOSED IMMEDIATELY (Friday, March 05, 2021).
Time frame of closure is TBD.
Signs will be posted.

County forces will be assessing damage to the culvert

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READINGTON TOWNSHIP

UPDATED

County Bridge R-24

MILL ROAD

READINGTON TOWNSHIP

UPDATED 12/17/2021

Mill Road will be closed Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

The truss needs to be at the fabricator’s shop this year to avoid a 2-month additional delay.

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DATE POSTED 06/15/2021

We are reaching out to inform you that Hunterdon County will be rehabilitating Bridge R-24 located on Mill Road over the Rockaway Creek in Readington Township. The Township’s and public’s request to rehabilitate the bridge rather than replacing the bridge was received at the Public Information Center. The project will be awarded this month to Grade Construction. We anticipate that Mill Road will be closed at the bridge site from approximately July 27, 2021 through December 17, 2021, and that Construction will be completed by April 9, 2022.

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
RT-16

READINGTON AND TEWSKBURY TOWNSHIPS

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

UPDATED 10/13/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • Midlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.
  • This project was developed as a three (3) year project to take into account the necessary project stages and varying NJDEP restrictions ranging anywhere between September through June.
  • The construction incorporates three (3) phases to allow County Route 523 to remain open to 2-way traffic throughout the project duration.  By constructing in three (3) phases with 2-way traffic, a long detour is not needed for this project.  Intermittent short-term road closures may occur and the road will be reduced to one (1) lane at times to allow for placement of heavy construction equipment.  Some sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022.
  • As this is a construction site, please proceed with caution and obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph.


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DATE POSTED 03/16/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • The construction will be phase to allow the roadway to remain open, however sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Midatlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.

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TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE

COUNTY ROUTE 517 RESURFACING

TOWNSHIP OF TEWKSBURY
JULY 19, 2021

DATE POSTED 07/12/2021

Please be advised that Hunterdon County will begin a resurfacing project on County Route 517 on July 19th, 2021.  The limits of construction for County Route 517 are from Cold Brook Reserve Tewksbury Township to the Morris County Border. Construction is expected to be in progress for 120 days and delays should be expected. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction. Please distribute this notice to all interested parties.

Capital Paving is the contractor for the job.

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
RT-16

READINGTON AND TEWSKBURY TOWNSHIPS

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

UPDATED 10/13/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • Midlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.
  • This project was developed as a three (3) year project to take into account the necessary project stages and varying NJDEP restrictions ranging anywhere between September through June.
  • The construction incorporates three (3) phases to allow County Route 523 to remain open to 2-way traffic throughout the project duration.  By constructing in three (3) phases with 2-way traffic, a long detour is not needed for this project.  Intermittent short-term road closures may occur and the road will be reduced to one (1) lane at times to allow for placement of heavy construction equipment.  Some sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022.
  • As this is a construction site, please proceed with caution and obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph.


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DATE POSTED 03/16/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • The construction will be phase to allow the roadway to remain open, however sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Midatlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.

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UNION TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE
10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635
Bethlehem Township and
Union Township

 

DATE POSTED 10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships

Please be advised that County Route 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships will be under construction on or about October 18, 2021 from Mine Road to Van Syckle Road. Expect delays. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction.

Capital Paving is the contractor.

 

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