BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Milling and paving operations on Brentwood Court is due to close the road to all traffic between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. The township will also continue multiple other road and construction projects, including steps to slow traffic at the intersection of Mine Brook Road and Canterbury Way/Somerville Road extension.

During Thursday's construction, on-street parking will be prohibited on Brentwood Court, the township said. A tar-like coating will be applied to the roadway before paving; this can damage vehicles.

Parking to be temporarily permitted near no-parking signs on North Maple Avenue

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The township said residents should make alternate parking arrangements on North Maple Avenue if vehicle access is needed during these times. Parking will be temporarily allowed in the areas with no-parking signs, and the Bernards Township Police Department has been notified that residents will be parking in these areas on North Maple Avenue. 

Construction work also will continue in the Ramapo Drive neighborhood, the township said. Crews will be continuing concrete sidewalk and granite block curb repairs. Driveway access will be restricted for residents of No. 53 Ramapo Drive. Residents are asked to make alternate parking arrangements.

Driveway access will be restricted for two to three days, weather dependent, according to the township. 

Construction restoration will continue on Goltra Drive, the township said. Driveway reconstruction will occur at nos. 54, 60, 66, 90, 96 and 144 Goltra Drive. Residents should make alternate parking arrangements on a different section of Goltra Drive, the township advised.

As part of a project to slow traffic at an accident-prone intersection in the township, final roadway striping will occur at the intersection of Mine Brook Road and Canterbury Way/Somerville Road Extension on Thursday, the township said. Police will be on site to direct traffic. The hazardous situation had been discussed at several Township Committee meetings, and possible solutions addressed. 

Motorists are asked to follow all posted signs/detours and to use caution while driving through the construction work areas.