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Five New Bridge Concept Development Studies

The NJTPA Board at its September 9 meeting approved funding for five new Concept Development studies of critical local bridges.

The studies are part of the Local Capital Project Delivery Program, a competitive program which provides federal funding to NJTPA subregions—the 15 city and county members of the NJTPA—to prepare projects for eventual construction with federal funding.  

The approved studies are being funded for Fiscal Year 2020, which began July 1. The studies, totalling $2.4 million, are:

Bergen County: Oradell Avenue Bridge over the Hackensack River, Borough of Oradell
Project Poster          Fact Sheet

Middlesex & Monmouth Counties: Matawan Road (CR 516) Bridge over Lake Lefferts, Old Bridge Township, Matawan Borough, Aberdeen Township
Project Poster          Fact Sheet

Monmouth County: Corlies Avenue Bridge over Deal Lake, Borough of Allenhurst, Township of Ocean
Project Poster          Fact Sheet

Morris County: East Main Street (CR 644) Bridge over Rockaway River, Rockaway Borough
Project Poster          Fact Sheet

Somerset County: Great Road (CR 601) Bridge over Bedens Brook, Montgomery Township
Project Poster          Fact Sheet

At the Board meeting, NJTPA Executive Director Mary Ameen announced that three projects that previously went through Concept Development have been approved by an Inter-Agency Review Committee to advance to Preliminary Engineering and federal funding through the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The three projects are:

  • Valley Road Bridge over the Passaic River in Somerset and Morris Counties;
  • Manhattan Ave Retaining Wall and Slope Stabilization Improvements in Hudson County; and 
  • Columbia Turnpike Bridge over the Black Brook in Morris County
Go to the Local Capital Project Delivery webpage for further information on current and past studies.
Posted: 9/9/2019 1:35:44 PM by Mark Solof | with 0 comments