BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Construction will begin Oct. 1 on the parking lot at the Bridgewater Post Office, on North Bridge Street, according to a release from the postmaster.

This will be an eight-week major repaving project, according to the release, and is expected to last through Nov. 30.

"This is a major undertaking and we would ask for everyone's patience during construction," Postmaster Barbara Puglisi said in the release. "As the work proceeds, safety remains our top priority for the public, postal employees and the contractors."

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There will be no changes to regular business hours, which will remain Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will also be no impact to mail delivery made by the Bridgewater Post Office employees and the 24-hour access to the lobby with a self-service kiosk will remain the same.

"We look forward to providing the community and our employees with a brand new parking lot when the work is completed," Puglisi said in the release.