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Twelve Area Transportation Projects to be Shutdown Today

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SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Twelve transportation projects in the Somerset Hills that are in various stages of development will be shut down today as the result of the New Jersey State Senate's inaction on funding for the Transportation Trust Fund.  It is not clear when or if the State Senate will address the bill passed by the General Assembly, or whether the State Senate will pass its own bill. 

The suspended projects and the amount of funding from the Transportation Trust fund are as follows:

Projects in Bedminster Township

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New Jersey Department of Transportation Site Remediation ($341,052)

Route 202, Bridge over the North Branch of the Raritan River ($237,465)

Bedminster, Feasibility Assessment for New Vehicle Repair Garage ($200,210)

Old Dutch Road East ($190,000)

Robertson Drive ($134,742)

Rattlesnake Bridge Road, Bridge over Route 78 ($99,268)

Route 287 Northbound ($77,906)

In Bernardsville Borough

Meeker Road ($225,000)

Post Kunhardt Road ($175,000)

In Far Hills Borough

Pennbrook Road ($175,000)

In Peapack-Gladstone Borough

Culvert Under Gladstone Train Line ($2,500,000)

Mosle Road, Sections 1 and 3 ($175,000)

The State Senate is in session on Monday, July 11, 2016.  As of this morning, the public agenda for Monday does not show any plan to address funding of the Transportation Trust Fund.

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