Road Work Updates

UPCOMING COUNTY ROADWAY / BRIDGE PROJECTS 

Resurfacing Elk Road (CR 538), from Buck Road (CR 553) to East of Railroad Avenue, in Elk Township.
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State Inc., to perform the resurfacing project on Elk Road (CR 538) in Elk Township. The project will consist of milling 2 inches of the existing asphalt and overlaying the roadway with 2 inches of a new asphalt surface course. The concrete sidewalk ramps have been upgraded to meet current ADA standards. Existing inlet grates not meeting NJDOT standards will be replaced with new bicycle safety grates. The inlet openings not meeting NJ Storm Water Management Guidelines will be replaced or retrofitted. Traffic striping will also be replaced. The roadway will be detoured by the contractor; but will allow traffic to flow in one direction throughout the length of the project. Residents shall have access to their driveways at all times. The project will begin on or about Wednesday, August 16, 2017 and is anticipated to be completed in 2 days. The hours of the project operation will commence at 7:00 PM and end at 6:00 AM. 

Resurfacing Ganttown Road/ Chapel Heights Road (CR 639), from Egg Harbor Road (CR 630) to Thies Road, in Washington Township.
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State Inc., to perform the resurfacing project on Ganttown Road/ Chapel Heights Road (CR 639). The project will consist of milling 2 inches of the existing asphalt and overlaying the roadway with 2 inches of a new asphalt surface course. The concrete sidewalk ramps have been upgraded to meet current ADA standards. Existing inlet grates not meeting NJDOT standards will be replaced with new bicycle safety grates. The inlet openings not meeting NJ Storm Water Management Guidelines will be replaced or retrofitted. Traffic striping will also be replaced. The roadway will be detoured by the contractor; but will allow traffic to flow in one direction throughout the length of the project. Residents shall have access to their driveways at all times. The project will begin on or about Friday, August 18, 2017 and is anticipated to be completed in 1 day. The hours of the project operation will commence at 7:00 PM and end at 6:00 AM.


Replacement of Culvert (Bridge 3-H-5) on Ogden Station Road (County Route 648), and the Lining of Culvert 3-H-4 on Parkville Station Road (County Route 656).
The project shall include, but not be limited to, pavement removal and replacement, culvert excavation and replacement, support for the existing force main pipe, embankment and stream stabilization, removal and replacement of existing guide rail and all roadway markings, including the railroad markings.  This work is being performed under a road closure of Ogden Station Road.  The closure will be in place for approximately 30 days starting July 5, 2017. The work on Parkville Station Road shall include, but not be limited to, lining the existing 60” culvert, removing existing pipe flumes, constructing new slope as shown on the contract drawings, installation of new guide rail.  This work will be performed once the road closure on Ogden Station road has been opened to traffic. 

Reconstruction of Woodbury-Glassboro Road (CR 553) between Delsea Drive (SR 47) and Pitman Avenue (CR 639) in the Boroughs of Glassboro and Pitman
The County of Gloucester has contracted R.E Pierson to perform the reconstruction of Woodbury Glassboro Road (CR 553). The project shall include the removal of the existing asphalt and concrete roadway, and install new drainage. All intersections will include the construction of ADA ramps to comply with current standards. The roadway will be detoured beginning on or about June 26th. All traffic must utilize Delsea Dr. (State Route 47), however existing home owners will have access to their driveways. The project is expected to last approximately 5 months.  

Resurfacing & Safety Improvements to Main St. (CR553A) and Wenonah Ave/Mantua Boulevard (CR 632) in  the Township of Mantua
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State, Inc. to complete milling and paving of Main Street (CR 553A) and Mantua Blvd/Wenonah Ave (CR 632) beginning on/about Monday July 31. The limit of paving on CR 553A is from RT 45 to New York Avenue. The limit of Paving on CR 632 is from RT 45 to Lenape Avenue. Work will also include signalization upgrade at CR 632/CR 553A, drainage improvements, select curb replacement and handicap ramp construction. Lane shifts /alternating traffic will be utilized during much of the construction. The project is anticipated being completed within 45 days.

 
 
The above projects scheduled are weather sensitive and dates may change due to rain / snow in the forecast.  For questions on the projects please contact the Engineering Department at 856-307-6600.


STATE PROJECT INFORMATION
The New Jersey Department of Transportation current project along Route 295/42/I-76 Direct Connect Project in Bellmawr, Mt. Ephraim Boroughs and Gloucester City.  For questions please call Kimberly Nance, Community Relations Manager, Office of Community Relations (609) 530-2110.