SOMERVILLE, NJ - Now that New Jersey is well into Phase 2 of its COVID-19 Restart & Recovery plans, more and more people are venturing out to enjoy the summer weather. During their travels, visitors and residents who cross over from neighboring areas will notice that the county has installed new “Welcome to Somerset County” signs.
For decades, the county’s welcome signs displayed a hot air balloon, but no more. The new signs show off the Somerset County’ logo, with the “Making Vibrant Connections” tagline..
Following is a list of locations:
Pottersville Road (CR 512), Bedminster Township
Valley Road (CR 512), Bernards Township
Hamilton Street (CR 514), Franklin Township
Georgetown & Franklin Turnpike (CR 518), Montgomery Township
Mendham Road (CR 525), Bernardsville Borough
Valley Road (CR 527), Watchung Borough
Laurel Avenue (CR 603), Franklin Township
Franklin Boulevard (CR 617), Franklin Township
Pleasant Run Road (CR 629), Branchburg Township
Rock Avenue (CR 645), North Plainfield Township
Mendham Road (CR 647), Peapack-Gladstone Borough
Claremont Road (CR 648), Franklin Township
South Maple Road (CR 657), Bernards Township
Old Chester Road (CR 671), Peapack-Gladstone Borough
The “Welcome to Somerset County” signs were designed by the county’s Graphics Department with assistance from the Engineering Division, manufactured by Garden State Highway Products, Inc., and installed on county roads by Department of Public Works employees.