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Loose Concrete From Overpass Causes Emergency Lane Closures on Rt. 22 in Newark

March 20, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - One lane in each direction on Route 22 in Newark is closed for emergency repairs because of loose concrete from a railroad overpass, the state Department of Transportation said.

Rt 22 both directions left lane closed near Weequahic Park in Newark for emergency repairs. Use caution, slow down and expect delays— NJDOT (@NJDOT_info) March 20, 2019

The lanes will be closed ...

City Makes $317K First Payment for Piece of PAC

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 23-story performing arts center is now under construction n the city's downtown for more than $172 million and New Brunswick will own a chunk of it.

Earlier this month city leaders approved the first allocation of $316,701 towards its payment for the center that will be home to two playhouses, a ballet company and outlet for the Rutgers University ...

Rutgers VP, Councilwoman, Businessman Join New Brunswick Tomorrow Board

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University vice president and a city businessman and volunteer have been appointed to the board of New Brunswick Tomorrow (NBT), the agency that works behind the scenes on city improvement projects. City Councilwoman Rebecca Escobar was also appointed to a seat on the board.

Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, currently the associate vice president for economic development ...

City Officials Break Ground On Lead Service Line Replacement Program

NEWARK, NJ -  An eight-year program that will replace about 15,000 lead service lines for Newark homeowners started today with a bit of fanfare. 

MORE: See if your home is eligible for the program

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe stood with subcontractors in front of a North Ward home to break ground ...

'Stop Screwing Around:' Big Names in Newark's Development Call for Better Mass Transit

NEWARK, NJ - One thing that could make Newark more attractive to prospective tenants? Beefing up mass transit, according to some big names involved in the city’ development.

A panel of developers was asked about the future of the city during the Newark Regional Business Partnership’s real estate market forecast on Thursday. While their outlook was bright -- pointing to a robust ...

Study Suggests Fewer Lanes for Motorists in Newark to Add More Bike Lanes

NEWARK, NJ - A federally funded traffic study that’s in the works may recommend a pedestrian plaza for Halsey Street and the elimination of several driving lanes in exchange for bicycle lanes in the city’s downtown.

MORE: See some of the recommendations

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority is collaborating with the city on a Newark Downtown Circulation Improvement ...

City Narrowly Passes Controversial Lease Agreement with Parking Authority

NEWARK, NJ - The tie-breaking vote to fully approve a controversial lease agreement between the city and the Newark Parking Authority came from a councilwoman whose family member works for the agency.

City council today leased property it sold to the parking authority in 2017 for $1. The city will now pay the authority about $27 million throughout the duration of the 30-year lease for office ...

City Seeks Input on Pedestrian Plaza, Bicycle Lanes and More for Newark's Downtown

NEWARK, NJ - Residents tomorrow can learn about recommended transportation improvements in the city's Downtown and give input about the plan.

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority is working with the city on the Newark Downtown Circulation Improvement Study, which plans to make streets safer and easier for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers and those who use public ...

New Brunswick Approves New 55-Unit Apartment Building

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Zoning board members this week approved construction of a 55-unit apartment building on Hamilton Street with just 52 parking spaces - less than half the number required under a city ordinance - after an attorney for the developer contended the project was a good fit for efforts to make a "walkable" City.

Board members unanimously passed a resolution supporting ...

New Brunswick Approves New 55-Unit Apartment Building

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Zoning board members this week approved construction of a 55-unit apartment building on Hamilton Street with just 52 parking spaces - less than half the number required under a city ordinance - after an attorney for the developer contended the project was a good fit for efforts to make a "walkable" City.

Board members unanimously passed a resolution supporting ...

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