SPARTA, NJ – Sussex County Department of Engineering has announced construction on County Road 605/Sparta Stanhope Road and Green Apple Road in Sparta, scheduled to start on August 5 will take one or two weeks.  The project is to repair the drainage system located along the northern portion of the intersection of the two roads according to the announcement.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers.  Sussex County and Sparta Township have a shared service agreement to complete the repairs; the county will do the excavation, trench restoration and the base course of asphalt.  Sparta Township will do the final paving. 

The project schedule may be impacted by weather, according to the announcement.