Road Projects/Construction Announcements

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Construction Projects in Somerset County

Update:  May 11, 2018

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)                                

    • North Plainfield:  Netherwood Avenue Bridge Replacement (Union County project):  Please be advised that the Netherwood Ave Bridge on the border of Union/Somerset counties in Plainfield will be closed for construction on or about Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The work being performed will consist of complete reconstruction of the bridge.  Duration of full closure is anticipated to be 6 months.  See Union County's project website here for more information.  Projected completion date for this project is Thursday, May 10, 2018.(UPDATED 4-25-2018)


    • CR657 South Maple Avenue, Bernards Township-  NJ American Water Replacing  8,000 Feet of Water Main from Hilltop Road to Prospect Avenue.  This work is scheduled to begin on Monday 4/23/18 and will last approximately 3 months.  The Working hours are from 8pm-5am, Monday through Friday.  Each phase of construction will have a Road Closure and Detour set up during the working hours. (Posted 4/19/18)

      -Phase 1 will consist of Water Main installation on CR657 South Maple Ave from Pond Hill Road to Cross Road.

      -Phase 2 will consist of Water Main installation on CR657 South Maple Ave from Cross Road to Collyer Lane.

      -Phase 3 will consist of Water Main installation on  CR657 South Maple Ave from Collyer Lane to Prospect Ave.

     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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