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Chatham Township to Seek $350,000 Sidewalk Grant for Snake Hill, River Road

John Ruschke, township engineer, explains the sidewalk project that would connect Chatham Glen to Southern Boulevard Credits: TAP Chatham
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The red line shows where the proposed sidewalk would be built if Chatham Township receives a grant from the NJDOT Credits: TAP Chatham
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Artist rendition of what the sidewalk would look like on River Road, across from Chatham Glen Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee decided to seek a $350,000 grant to fund the installation of a sidewalk on the north side of the Snake Hill portion of Southern Boulevard and continue on River Road toward the Chatham Glen condo and townhome community.

Committee members gave John Ruschke, township engineer, the go-ahead to apply for the grant from the NJDOT Transportation Alternative Program after hearing the plan and seeing photos at its regular meeting held Thursday night.

Ruschke explained that the grant is for pedestrian safety and beautification, not paving of roads. If the grant was awarded to Chatham Township, it would also include engineering costs.

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The plan would also include beutification of the Buxton Road bus stop and a crosswalk at Fairmount Avenue, connecting Snake Hill to the sidewalk on Southern Boulevard.

The deadline for applying is November, so the committee will pass a resolution to authorize the application next month.

John Ruschke, township engineer, explains that the township will be seeking about $350,000 to cover the project

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