NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The long nightmare of bumpy rides along  Central Avenue is about to come to an end.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 2, Central Avenue will be closed completely between Springfield Avenue and Pearl Street from 7 to 10 a.m. while the road is paved.

Between 10 a.m. and the end of the day, Central Avenue will be open between Pearl Street and Springfield Avenue and partially open in the other sections.

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If you’re not able to avoid Central Avenue, please follow the detours or be guided by the officers working to ensure your safety. 

Finally, work has begun on Maple Street between Springfield Avenue and the Railroad overpass. Northbound traffic lanes are closed during the workday in this area. Southbound traffic lanes are open.

The borough apologizes for any inconvenience drivers experience and appreciate everyone’s patience as these projects come to fruition.