BEDMINSTER, NJ -- The Township Committee passed a resolution to award the contract for improvements to River Road to an Irvington-based construction firm.

Project to Your Way Construction of Irvington won the bid for the improvements to River Road West Sections 1 and 2 for a cost of $493,475.78, it was announced at Tuesday's meeting of the Township Committee.

The Township Committee designated $40,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund, $205,000 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation Fiscal Year 2018 Municipal Aid Program Grant for River Road West Section 1, and $250,000 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation Fiscal Year 2019 Municipal Aid Program Grant for River Road West Section 2.

The sums were provided for in the township's 2020 budget, and any grants received for the River Road project are being applied to direct payment of the cost of the improvements.