Somerville: Veterans Memorial Drive West Closes April 10 for Six-Week Project

Veterans Memorial Drive West in Somerville between Bridge Street and Mountain Avenue will be closed weekdays 7 a.m.-5 p.m. for six weeks as of April 10 to allow pedestrian improvements. Credits: Rod Hirsch


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Local traffic delays are expected over the next six weeks as Veterans Memorial Drive West between Bridge Street and Mountain Avenue will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays for pedestrian safety improvements.

Work is expected to begin Monday, April 10.

Topline Construction, a local contractor has been awarded the $222,757 contract, according to Mayor Brian Gallagher.

Work will include excavation, handicap ramps, sidewalks, and installation of center islands between lanes of traffic and a pedestrian signal, which should improve safety in the vicinity of the NJ Transit train station, according to Gallagher.

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