BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Somerset County is scheduled to begin the milling and paving of South Maple Avenue starting on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 18, with the job anticipated to take place on four consecutive nights, through Friday, Sept. 21, according to announcements from Bernards Township and the county.

Scheduled work hours will be from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the county road. This schedule is weather dependent.  Detours will be in place during these work hours. Motorists are asked to follow all posted detours and signage. 

The paving is scheduled to take place from Pond Hill Road to West Oak Street, according to Somerset County. The following Monday, Sept. 24, milling and paving is scheduled to take place on South Finley Avenue, another county road, from Cross Road to the NJ Transit Train Bridge, says Somerset County's list for 2018 road resurfacing projects.

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Road projects continue on Bernards Township roadways

Full Depth Reclamation, which recycles part of the used pavement, is scheduled to continue on Marilyn Street on Monday, Sept. 17. Work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Marilyn Street is scheduled to be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Absolutely no vehicular traffic will be allowed on this section of roadway during the closure, with the exception of emergency vehicles if necessary, according to Bernards Township.

All on-street parking will be prohibited in this section, the township said. Until construction is completed, the roadway may have loose gravel, and motorists are asked to use caution while driving. Additional notices will follow.

Paving scheduled to be finished on Washington Avenue this week

Paving on the remainder of Washington Avenue is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18, according to the township. Additional notice will follow.

Road crews are scheduled to also work on Watchung Drive on Monday, Sept. 17. Construction will include resetting of EDC sanitary manholes, according to the township.

As part of the continuing road improvements program for 2018, road restorations will begin or continue on various other project streets this week, the township said. No other roads will be closed but delays are expected. Driveway access may be affected at times, the township said. Paving notice will follow.