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Transportation

August 1, 2022

KEARNY, NJ - Construction of a new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City moved one step closer to reality Monday when New Jersey officials and transit leaders broke ground on the new project. Shovels in hand, Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by U.S. Department ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A mobile unit from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission will be parked at the recreation complex off Willow Road on Wednesday, July 27 where residents can take care of a long list of paperwork, just about anything except having a car inspected. New Jersey’s 16th District ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council approved a $5.2M bond ordinance at its Monday night meeting that will fund construction of the Station Road Extension off of Route 206N that will lead into the Somerville Station Transit Village. Station Road Extension will lead into the Somerville Station, a ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - A construction project on Main Street between Duke Parkway and Camplain Road will resume on Monday, July 18 for 2-3 weeks, according to an advisory from Manville Police. The work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. weekdays. No traffic will be allowed. Motorists are ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police are advising residents of a road construction project scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 21 on Lisa Terrace, Lori Drive, Lee Way and Reimer Street. The work for this project will be performed in two phases Monday-Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Phase One will include ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - As sewer line replacement, milling and repaving work wind down on Brooks Boulevard, the borough is bracing for another major construction project on Main Street estimated to last 2-3 months. Brooks Boulevard is scheduled to be closed Friday, May 27 between North 13th Avenue and ...

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Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Residents and motorists are advised to avoid East High Street beginning Thursday, May 12, as New Jersey American Water has scheduled pavement resurfacing. Work is dependent on weather conditions. East High Street will be closed May 12 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. between Park Avenue ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ended the rule requiring masks or face coverings on NJ TRANSIT and South Jersey Transportation Authority. That follows a federal judge's ruling Monday that ended the nationwide mask mandate covering public transportation. Hours after that ruling, the ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Easton Avenue is not only one of the most well-traveled roads in Central New Jersey. It is one of the most dangerous.  According to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Easton Avenue had the highest number of crashes -  270 from 2014 to 2016 - of any ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Police have issued a traffic advisory for an ongoing construction project on Brooks Boulevard between North Main Street and the Hillsborough border that could extend as long as four months. Beginning March 7, work will take place daily from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., with different side ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Construction on Fairmont Avenue is scheduled to begin on or about March 11, according to Borough Clerk Kevin Sluka. New granite block curbing will be installed on both sides of the road, with the ramp portions of all driveway aprons also being replaced. Work is expected to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Though work is not scheduled to begin until 2025, the New Jersey Department of Transportation is asking residents, those who work here and the thousands who come to visit "Somerset County's Downtown" for their input on a long-awaited project to improve safety for pedestrians and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Trenton MOVES is on its way to becoming the first large-scale transit system to operate by using self-driving shuttles. New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti and Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora announced a $5 million NJDOT local transportation ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for all counties in Northern and Central New Jersey until 7 p.m. Friday.  Plummeting temperatures coupled with ongoing rain that will be changing to sleet and freezing rain will produce dangerous icing conditions ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - The Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack Bridge connecting East Rutherford to Secaucus is getting a much-needed facelift.  It will cost $143.6 million dollars.  Sens Bob Menendez (D - NJ) and Cory Booker (D - NJ), along with Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D - District 9) joined ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - The Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack Bridge connecting East Rutherford to Secaucus is getting a much-needed facelift.  It will cost $143.6 million dollars.  Sens Bob Menendez (D - NJ) and Cory Booker (D - NJ), along with Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D - District 9) joined ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Recognizing the importance of equal access to transportation for residents with disabilities, legislation sponsored by Assembly members Roy Freiman, Yvonne Lopez and Carol Murphy would allow the use of disability benefits to pay for certain transportation expenses. Under the bill ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's three schools will open two hours later than normal Friday morning to allow public works crews to clear the roads while parents clear their sidewalks and driveways as central New Jersey experiences its first significant snowfall of 2022 starting Thursday night. An ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's Department of Public Works is preparing for the first snow storm of 2022, expected to bring between 2-5 inches of snow to central New Jersey early Friday morning. The Borough issued the following advisory: When it snows, it’s important to immediately remove all ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Drivers on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike will have to dig into their pockets for a bit more change, now that tolls have increased on both state highways by 3 percent, starting January 1. The cost for passenger cars has risen by 6 cents to $1.96 at most main ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Landing Lane Bridge – a small span that plays a vital role in the traffic flow for motorists traveling through New Brunswick, Franklin and Piscataway – is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Dec. 17. Repairs began in July on the 435-foot-long bridge over the Raritan River and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Transportation’s shuttle SCOOT PEAK route 858 is canceled today, Friday, Dec. 10, beginning at 3 p.m., but will resume normal operations on Monday, Dec. 13. All other transportation routes are operating on schedule. For more information, contact Somerset County ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Street paving and milling and other road projects will continue on several roads in the borough, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, scheduled through Monday, Oct. 18 as follows: Tuesday, Oct. 12, curb Installation on West Summit Street; Wednesday, Oct. 13, milling on West Summit ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gasoline prices in New Jersey will decrease 8.3 cents per gallon effective Oct. 1 in compliance with the 2016 law that requires a steady stream of revenue to support the State’s Transportation Trust Fund which pays for infrastructure improvements. “Because actual consumption in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ –  Residents are invited to join the second virtual public meeting presented by the Somerset County Planning Division to learn more about the draft Roadway Safety Study’s recommendations and to provide input about the recommendations. The goal of the study is to identify safety ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Join the Somerset County Planning Division on Monday, Sept. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. for a virtual public meeting to discuss the “Freight Concept Development Study,” which will explore potential options to eliminate the Port Reading railroad crossing in Bound Brook for the purpose of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gasoline prices in New Jersey will decrease 8.3 cents per gallon effective Oct. 1 in compliance with the 2016 law that requires a steady stream of revenue to support the State’s Transportation Trust Fund which pays for infrastructure improvements. “Because actual consumption in ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Utility work and road construction will begin Tuesday, Aug. 24 on Brooks Boulevard, Monday through Friday, approximately 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.  For approximately the first month, utility work should take place between North 13th Avenue and North 20th Avenue, according to Manville ...

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