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Construction Projects in Somerset County

Update: April 21, 2017

The purpose of this page is to provide information on current construction projects involving Somerset County roads, bridges, traffic signals, and major parks projects.  The page is updated when there is a change to the status of a project.

More detailed information about each individual project can be found in the side menu of this page or by clicking on each individual project name below.

Information regarding projects that are currently under design can be found on the side menu of this page or on the Projects Under Design page.

County Construction Projects

    Other Construction Work (e.g. utility work)

    • Bernards Township: South Finley Avenue (CR 640) between Stonehouse Road (CR 613) and Cross Road (NJ TRANSIT project):  NJ TRANSIT bridge on the Gladstone Branch MP 31.69 over South Finley Avenue (CR 640). Construction will begin on or about May 3rd.  Concrete repairs on the substructure of the subject bridge will impact traffic on South Finley Avenue, necessitating a narrowing and shifting of roadway traffic lanes underneath.  The project is expected to last approximately 2 months.
    • East Oak Street, Basking Ridge: The road will be closed between Finley Avenue and Maple Avenue on Monday, April 24 at 6:00am for tree removal. This section will be closed for approximately one week. (Posted 4/21/17) 

    •  Edgewood Terrace, South Bound Brook: New gas main installation between Canal Road and Main Street. Working hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. (Posted 4/6/17)

    • Elizabeth Street, South Bound Brook: New gas main installation from Canal Road to Edgewood Terrace.  Working hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. Work expected to last approximatly3 weeks. (Posted 4/6/17)

    • West End Avenue, North Plainfield: New water main installation between Green Brook Road and Route 22. Working hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. Project expected to last approximately 2 months. (Posted 4/6/17)

    •  Green Brook Road, North Plainfield: Water main cleaning and lining project between West End Avenue and Rock Avenue. Working hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm. Project expected to last approximately 2 months. (Posted 4/6/17)

    • North Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge (Bernards/Bernardsville): Starting Jan. 30, the road will be closed between West Oak Street and Route 202 for water main replacement. Working hours are 8:00pm to 6:00am. Detours will be in place during working hours. Project is expected to last approximately 4 months. (Posted 1/26/17)

    • Franklin Township: County Route 518 Bridge Replacement over Delaware and Raritan Canal (NJDOT Project):  4-10-2017 Status Update:  Work is in progress (beams were set, concrete deck work ongoing).  It is anticipated that the bridge and roadway work will be completed and CR 518 reopened to traffic by the end of April 2017, weather permitting.

    Information about state transportation projects:

    Information about municipal transportation projects:

     For additional information on current construction projects affecting county roads, contact the Engineering Division.

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