July 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Street Closings Due to Paving to Begin July 23 and Lasting 6 Weeks
MONTCLAIR, NJ - As part of the Township of Montclair street improvement plan, paving is planned for various streets throughout town this summer. Travel delays are expected.
On Friday, the Township of Montclair issued the following community announcement:
"PORTIONS of the following streets will be milled and paved beginning on or about Wednesday, July 23, 2014 weather permitting. The project is expected to take approximately six weeks to complete. During this construction period the following streets will be closed at various times throughout the duration of this project.
· Park Street – Mt Hebron Road to Watchung Avenue
· Summit Avenue – Grove Street to Northview Avenue
· North Fullerton Avenue – Bloomfield Avenue to Chestnut Street
· North Fullerton Avenue – Watchung Avenue to Wildwood Avenue
· New Street – Bloomfield Avenue to Southern End
· Glenridge Avenue – Cloverhill Place to Pine Street
· Washington Street – New Street to Hartley Street
Milling and paving operations will begin at approximately 7:30 a.m. Streets will be closed during these construction periods however limited access will be provided to residents.
MILLING – The roadway will be open to traffic once milling operations and all cleanup has been completed. Expect delays due to the contractor’s activity if driving through the work area. Once milling has been completed, please use caution while driving or walking in these areas as the manholes will be raised.
PAVING – The roadway will remain closed to traffic for a short time after paving while the asphalt cools. No vehicles will be permitted on the roadway until the barricades are removed.
Police officers will be directing traffic during the milling and paving operations.
If there is a problem and the Township inspector is not on-site we ask that you do not approach the contractor but immediately call the Department of Community Services at 973-509-5711. The inspector will contact you by phone within a short time.
Every effort will be made to minimize inconvenience however this project will cause a disruption of normal routines and schedules."