ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2018 ESSEX COUNTY ROADWAY RESURFACING PROGRAM Repaving County Roads Enhances Safety and Improves Quality of Life
Essex County, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced details of the Essex County's Roadway Resurfacing Program for 2018. The annual paving contract is part of the DiVincenzo Administration's initiative to enhance safety on the roads and the quality of life by modernizing infrastructure.
"Essex residents and motorists rely on our intricate network of roads to get to work, go to school and carry out their daily errands. My administration is committed to making sure our infrastructure is in the most modern condition so that our daily lives are not interrupted," DiVincenzo said. "We apologize for any inconvenience the construction may cause, but the end result will improve our quality of life by making it easier and safer to travel through Essex County," he added.
The County's Roadway Resurfacing Program includes the following County Roads:
The project includes milling the old surface off the road, repairing broken curbing, improving handicapped ramps and crosswalk areas at intersections, laying new pavement and painting striping on the new surface.
Smith Sondy Asphalt Construction Co. from Wallington, N.J., was awarded a publicly bid contract for $8,161,575 to perform the construction work. The project is being supervised by the Essex County Department of Public Works. The resurfacing is being funded with a grant from the NJ Department of Transportation.