Paving Underway on Northfield Avenue in West Orange and Livingston

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Discussing the project with the County Executive in front of the Essex County Recreation Complex in West Orange is (from left) Lisa Garolis with K&S Engineering, which is providing inspection services; Joe Smith, President of Smith Sondy, the contractor performing the paving work; Essex County Director of Public Works Sanjeev Varghese; Freeholder President Patricia Sebold; and Freeholder Brendan Gill. Credits: Glen Frieson
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Paving of Northfield Avenue in West Orange, which will continue to Northfield Road in Livingston, is underway.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the kickoff of the project this morning, as part of the county's Roadway Resurfacing Program for 2012. DiVincenzo said it is part of his ongoing initiative to modernize infrastructure and enhance roadway safety.

“Northfield Avenue and Northfield Road is a major east-west artery that connects people to our Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, Route 280 and numerous commercial areas in West Orange and Livingston," he said. "My administration is committed to making sure our infrastructure is in the most modern condition so that our daily lives are not interrupted. We apologize for any inconvenience the construction may cause, but the end result will improve our quality of life by making it easier and safer to travel through Essex County."

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The repaving of Northfield Avenue/Northfield Road stretches about 6.5 miles from Main Street in West Orange to the Livingston Circle/Route 10 in Livingston. It is being conducted in two phases, with Northfield Avenue in West Orange being addressed in the first phase and Northfield Road in Livingston being addressed in the second phase.

The project includes the installation of curb ramps, milling the old surface off the road, manhole and inlet work, laying new pavement and painting striping on the new surface. Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer.

“I use this road all the time and I’m thrilled it’s being repaired,” Freeholder Vice President Patricia Sebold said.

“I want to thank the County Executive for his leadership on this project,” Freeholder Brendan Gill said. “This will be a tremendous improvement for motorists who use this corridor, but also will help pedestrians and those who use public transportation,” he added.

The County’s Roadway Resurfacing Program also includes these other County Roads:

  • Livingston Avenue in Livingston from McClellan Avenue to Route 10
  • Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield from Fairfield Road to Horseneck Road
  • Brookside Drive from Glen Avenue to South Orange Avenue in Millburn

The cost to repave Northfield Avenue and Northfield Road will cost approximately $2.5 million. This is included in a $3.5 million repaving contract that was publicly bid and awarded to Smith Sondy Asphalt Construction Co. from Wallington. The project is being supervised by the Essex County Department of Public Works. The improvements are funded by a New Jersey Department of Transportation grant.

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