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Bridgewater Approves County Shared Service for Additional Roadwork

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council approved a resolution for a shared service agreement with Somerset County for additional roadwork throughout the town.

According to township administrator James Naples, this is a new service that allows the township to stretch the amount of road length they can improve throughout the year.

The costs of the shared service agreement is not to exceed $2.5 million, and it is built into the 2017 budget.

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According to the resolution, the county will design, inspect, advertise for bids and enter into contracts for construction, and the township will pay jurisdictional costs for milling, resurfacing and re-striping of certain roads.

The roads to be repaired through the agreement are:

  • Crim Road, from Mine Road to Washington Valley Road
  • Foothill Road, from Merriwood Road to Route 22
  • Milltown Road, from Old York Road to Route 202
  • Milltown Road, from Route 202 to the railroad bridge
  • Milltown Road, from the railroad bridge to Route 22
  • Milltown Road, from Route 22 to Easton Turnpike
  • North Shore Drive, from South Shore to South Shore
  • South Shore Drive, from Evergreen Drive to Dogwood Drive
  • Talamini Road, from Country Club Road to Glen Ridge Drive
  • Talamini Road, from 450 feet west of Thruway Drive to Route 287.

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