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Hunterdon County Department of Public WorksDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

The Hunterdon County Department of Public Works, including the Divisions of Roads, Bridges and Engineering provides engineering direction, technical support and guidance for the County's roads and bridges, is charged with the maintenance and repair for County roads, bridges, culverts, and storm sewers.

THOMAS MATHEWS, DIRECTOR/COUNTY ENGINEER
Route 12 County Complex
Building #1, First Floor
PO Box 2900
Flemington, New Jersey 08822-2900
908-788-1227 * FAX 908-788-1231
engineering@co.hunterdon.nj.us
Hunterdon County State of New Jersey BRYAN STEM, ROAD SUPERVISOR
LUKE BONHAM, SUPERINTENDENT OF BRIDGES
Route 12 County Complex
Building #8
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
908-788-1178
roads@co.hunterdon.nj.us

COUNTY ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES/PROJECTS BY MUNICIPALITY

Public Information Meeting for Replacement of County Bridge T-19-S
CR512 in Pottersville – Monday July 25, 2022

Pubilc Notice Link

Fact Sheet Link

Presentation Link

Comment Form Link (completed forms can be mailed to address on form or emailed to engineering@co.hunterdon.nj.us)

FOR TROPICAL STORM IDA RELATED CLOSURES VISIT:
ROAD CLOSURE MAP AND INFORMATION

Bethlehem Township last updated 4/12/2022 Bloomsbury Borough last updated 05/30/2019
Califon Borough last updated 07/01/2022 Clinton Township last updated 05/24/2022
Delaware Township last updated 07/20/2022 East Amwell Township last updated 07/20/2022
Franklin Township last updated 07/12/2022 Frenchtown Borough last updated 01/03/2022
Holland Township last updated 11/10/2021 Kingwood last updated 07/20/2022
Lebanon Township last updated 07/26/2021 Raritan Township last updated 07/15/2022
Readington Township last updated 07/29/2022 Tewksbury Township last updated 07/12/2022
Union Township last updated 10/06/2021

KEY: NEW UPDATED ACTIVE COMPLETED

 

 

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP

UPDATED
4/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 635
Bethlehem Township and
Union Township

 

DATE POSTED 4/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving County Route 635 from Van Syckles Road to Mine Road beginning the week of Monday April 18, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route.

Please be advised that County Route 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships will be under construction on or about October 18, 2021 from Mine Road to Van Syckle Road. Expect delays. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction.

Capital Paving is the contractor.

 

ACTIVE

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROAD WAY 579

 

DATE POSTED 05/30/2019

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP AND BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROADWAYS, C.R. 579 

The Replacement of Bridge 1050-161 and Approach Roadways, County Route 579 (Church Street) over Norfolk Southern Corporation – Lehigh Valley Main Line in the Township of Bethlehem and Borough of Bloomsbury

   SEE MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT HERE...

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BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

ACTIVE

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROAD WAY 579

 

DATE POSTED 05/30/2019

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP AND BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH

BRIDGE 1050-161 AND APPROACH ROADWAYS, C.R. 579 

The Replacement of Bridge 1050-161 and Approach Roadways, County Route 579 (Church Street) over Norfolk Southern Corporation – Lehigh Valley Main Line in the Township of Bethlehem and Borough of Bloomsbury

   SEE MORE INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT HERE...

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CALIFON BOROUGH

COMPLETED

BRIDGE J-1

BRIDGE IS NOW OPEN

 

DATE POSTED 07/01/2022

Please be advised that County Bridge J-1 in Califon Borough is NOW OPEN

BRIDGE J-1 

Located on Main Street (county route 512) in the Borough of Califon. Bridge J-1 is located 5/10 of a mile east of county route 513 and 50’ west of Raritan River Road.

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP

COMPLETED

COUNTY ROUTE 633
NOW OPEN

DATE POSTED 5/24/2022

Please be advised that County Route 633 in Clinton Twp is NOW OPEN

NEW

COUNTY BRIDGE
FC-65
RIVER ROAD
CLINTON AND FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPS

CLOSURE
12/21/2021

DATE POSTED 12/17/2021

County Bridge FC-65 : Located on River Road in the townships of Franklin and Clinton. Bridge FC- 65 is located 3/10 of a mile from Camp Buck Road and 1-1/10 miles from Spring Hill Road. FC-65 will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday December 21, 2021 During working hours (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM).

A contractor will be removing trees close to the bridge.

ACTIVE

ROUND VALLEY RESERVOIR PROJECT

ROUND VALLEY RESERVOIR PROJECT - www.roundvalleyproject.com

 

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DELAWARE TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 604

 

DATE POSTED 07/20/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 604 in Delaware/East Amwell Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin work on drainage improvements, guide rail replacement and resurfacing of County Route 604 (Rosemont-Ringoes Road) from County Route 523 (Stockton-Flemington Road) in Sergeantsville to County Route 579 (Easton-Trenton Turnpike) in Ringoes beginning the week of August 1, 2022 and ending the week of November 28, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route.

 

 

EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 602

 

DATE POSTED 07/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 602 in East Amwell Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving and chipsealing County Route 602 from the Ridge at Back Brook to Somerset County beginning the week of Tuesday July 5, 2022 and ending the week of October 31, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route. Maintain 25 MPH on fresh oil and chipseal surface

County Route 602 will be closed to through traffic between Manners Road (County Route 609) and Montgomery Road from Monday August 1st to Friday August 5th between 8AM and 3PM for high risk tree removal. Please follow the posted detour or plan an alternate route.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 604

 

DATE POSTED 07/20/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 604 in East Amwell/ Delaware Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin work on drainage improvements, guide rail replacement and resurfacing of County Route 604 (Rosemont-Ringoes Road) from County Route 523 (Stockton-Flemington Road) in Sergeantsville to County Route 579 (Easton-Trenton Turnpike) in Ringoes beginning the week of August 1, 2022 and ending the week of November 28, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route.

ACTIVE

COUNTY BRIDGE
E-279

RYNEARSON ROAD
EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

 

DATE UPDATED 07/17/2022

BRIDGE IS NOW CLOSED.

COUNTY BRIDGE E-279 Located on Rynearson Road in the township of East Amwell. Bridge E-279 is located 100’ south of Dunkard Church Road and 6/10 of a mile north of County route 604 (Rosemont Ringoes Road). Bridge E-279 will be closed to traffic during working hours (7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.) starting on Monday July 18, 2022 for approximately 2 days weather permitting.

County crews will be repairing the concrete deck

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
E-228

RAINBOW HILL ROAD
EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

 

DATE UPDATED 07/11/2022

UPDATE: County Bridge E-228 will remain closed until October 3, 2022. The continued closure is required to facilitate painting of the bridge. The painting is scheduled to begin after all Hurricane Ida flood damage repairs are completed.

United Painters Inc. is the painting contractor for this bridge.

COUNTY BRIDGE E-228 located on Rainbow Hill Road in East Amwell Township. Work to Repair the Hurricane Ida flood damage is expected to begin July 11, 2022 and is expected to be completed by Labor Day 2022.

Vollers Excavating & Construction Inc. is the contractor for this project.

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
E-243

VAN LIEUS ROAD
EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP

CLOSURE
11/23/2021

DATE UPDATED 11/24/2021

COUNTY BRIDGE E-243 located on Van Lieus Road at the intersection of Back Brook Road and 3/10 of a mile from County Route 602 in East Amwell Township has been closed immediately and indefinitely as of 11/23/2021.

And over sized vehicle drove over the bridge causing damage to the structure deeming it unsafe.  

Detour for Bridge E-243

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 616

 

DATE POSTED 07/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 616 in Franklin Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving crash damage repairs near West Sidney Road beginning the week of Tuesday July 5, 2022 and ending the week of October 31, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

PROJECT COMPLETED

COUNTY BRIDGE
F-87
SIDNEY ROAD
COUNTY ROUTE 617
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

UPDATED 03/31/2022

PROJECT COMPLETED: BRIDGE F-82 IS NOW OPEN.

Bridge F-82 on Lower Landsdown Road was closed due to damage from Hurricane Ida

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DATE POSTED 01/27/2022

Emergency construction for scour repairs at Bridge F-87 / Sidney Road / CR-617, Franklin Township, will begin January 31, 2022 and is expected to last 4 to 6 weeks weather dependent.

The road is expected to remain open except for infrequent temporary lane closures for movement of equipment and material deliveries.

ACTIVE

COUNTY BRIDGE
FC-65
RIVER ROAD
FRANKLIN AND CLINTON TOWNSHIPS

CLOSURE
12/21/2021

DATE POSTED 12/17/2021

County Bridge FC-65 : Located on River Road in the townships of Franklin and Clinton. Bridge FC- 65 is located 3/10 of a mile from Camp Buck Road and 1-1/10 miles from Spring Hill Road. FC-65 will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday December 21, 2021 During working hours (7:00 AM – 3:30 PM).

A contractor will be removing trees close to the bridge.

ACTIVE

COUNTY RESURFACING PROJECT ROUTE 616

DATE POSTED 06/09/2021

Resurfacing of County Route 616 Franklin Township The project consists of the Resurfacing of County Route 616 in the Township of Franklin.

Resurfacing will be accomplishes through HMA milling and paving HMA surface course. The project also includes repairing storm water structures, upgrading castings to meet current storm water regulations and upgrading guide rail to current NJDOT Standards.

Milling and paving is scheduled to begin Monday June 14th  

Assuncao Brothers, Inc is the Contractor for this project.

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FRENCHTOWN BOROUGH

NEW

COUNTY BRIDGE
P-162

TRENTON AVE.
FRENCHTOWN BOROUGH

BEGINNING ON 1/5/2022

Please be advised that beginning Wednesday January 5, 2022 Vollers Excavating will be working on Bridge P-162, located on Trenton Ave.

The bridge will be 1 lane traffic from the hours of 7:00AM-4PM daily until repairs are complete.

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KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE

COUNTY
BRIDGE K-142

BRIDGE IS NOW CLOSED

 

DATE POSTED 07/20/2022

BRIDGE IS NOW CLOSED.

Located on Thatcher Road in the Township of Kingwood. Bridge K-142 is located 7/10 of a mile north of Barbertown – Point Breeze road, and 6/10 of a mile South of County Route 519. Bridge K-142 will be closed To All Traffic starting on Wednesday July 20, 2022 for approximately 6 weeks weather permitting.

County Crews will be making repairs to the concrete deck after a hole opened up.

A detour will be posted.

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 519

 

DATE POSTED 07/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 519 in Kingwood Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving and chipsealing County Route 519 from County Route 651 to NJSH Route 12 beginning the week of Tuesday July 5, 2022 and ending the week of October 31, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route. Maintain 25 MPH on fresh oil and chipseal surface.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

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LEBANON TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE

INTRA COUNTY BRIDGE L-90-W

L-90-W, Shoddy Mill Road, Lebanon Township:

  • Bridge closed due to damage caused by an overweight vehicle.
  • Warren County is taking the lead for the repairs.

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RARITAN TOWNSHIP

NEW

HUNTERDON COUNTY
SENIOR CENTER
PARKING LOT

 

DATE POSTED 07/15/2022

Hunterdon County Senior Center Parking Lot in Raritan Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving the Hunterdon County Senior Center Parking Lot Saturday July 23, 2022 and end July 24, 2022. The parking lot will be closed for the weekend.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 650

 

DATE POSTED 07/15/2022

COUNTY ROUTE 650 in Raritan Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving County Route 650 between NJSH Route 31 and Reading Road beginning Tuesday July 19, 2022 and ending Friday July 22, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route. This work will be performed at night between 7PM and 6AM.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

ACTIVE

COUNTY CULVERT
Q-106
River Road
Emergency Closure
March 5, 2021

EMERGENCY CLOSURE March 05, 2021

County Culvert Q-106 located on River Road, between County Route 523 and Route 31 in Raritan Twp. Is CLOSED IMMEDIATELY (Friday, March 05, 2021).
Time frame of closure is TBD.
Signs will be posted.

County forces will be assessing damage to the culvert

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READINGTON TOWNSHIP

COMPLETE

COUNTY CULVERT R-141

PINE BANK ROAD

READINGTON TOWNSHIP

UPDATED 07/29/2022

ROAD IS NOW OPEN.

Located on Pine Bank Road in the township of Readington. Culvert R-141 is located 5/10 of a mile East of Roosevelt Road and 5/10 of a mile West of Hillcrest Road. Culvert R-141 will be Closed to all traffic starting on Monday July 25, 2022 for approximately 5 days weather permitting.

County crews will be repairing the concrete deck.

A detour will be posted.

UPDATED

County Bridge R-24

MILL ROAD

READINGTON TOWNSHIP

UPDATED 06/27/2022

Mill Road is currently closed at the R-24 truss bridge over the Rockaway Creek.

The project was delayed due to the long lead time in acquiring the replacement members. The truss is currently at the fabricator’s shop being reconstructed with in-kind replacement members. The reconstruction is anticipated to be completed with the truss back in place by July 8th, 2022. The road is anticipated to be re-opened by July 29th, 2022.

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UPDATED 12/17/2021

Mill Road will be closed Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

The truss needs to be at the fabricator’s shop this year to avoid a 2-month additional delay.

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DATE POSTED 06/15/2021

We are reaching out to inform you that Hunterdon County will be rehabilitating Bridge R-24 located on Mill Road over the Rockaway Creek in Readington Township. The Township’s and public’s request to rehabilitate the bridge rather than replacing the bridge was received at the Public Information Center. The project will be awarded this month to Grade Construction. We anticipate that Mill Road will be closed at the bridge site from approximately July 27, 2021 through December 17, 2021, and that Construction will be completed by April 9, 2022.

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
RT-16

READINGTON AND TEWSKBURY TOWNSHIPS

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

UPDATED 10/13/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • Midlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.
  • This project was developed as a three (3) year project to take into account the necessary project stages and varying NJDEP restrictions ranging anywhere between September through June.
  • The construction incorporates three (3) phases to allow County Route 523 to remain open to 2-way traffic throughout the project duration.  By constructing in three (3) phases with 2-way traffic, a long detour is not needed for this project.  Intermittent short-term road closures may occur and the road will be reduced to one (1) lane at times to allow for placement of heavy construction equipment.  Some sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022.
  • As this is a construction site, please proceed with caution and obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph.


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DATE POSTED 03/16/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • The construction will be phase to allow the roadway to remain open, however sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Midatlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.

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TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP

NEW

COUNTY
ROUTE 523 and 517

 

DATE POSTED 07/12/2022

COUNTY ROUTES 523 and 517 in Oldwick, Tewksbury Township

Please be advised that Capital Paving and Contracting will begin paving County Routes 523 and 517 from near the firehouse through Oldwick beginning the week of Tuesday July 5, 2022 and ending the week of October 31, 2022. Expect delays and one lane traffic during this time. Delays may be up to 15 minutes at a time, plan alternate route.

   SEE MORE INFORMATION HERE...

NEW

OLDWICK RD.(CR-523)
LAMINGTON RD.(CR-523)
OLD TURNPIKE RD (CR-517)

BEGINNING ON 7/12/2022

DATE POSTED 07/11/2022

Capital Paving and Contracting and Downes Tree Service will be performing tree trimming, drainage repairs and milling and paving operations through the community of Oldwick in Tewksbury Township on Oldwick Road (CR-523), Lamington Road (CR-523) and Old Turnpike Road (CR-517).

This work will begin Tuesday 7/12 and will continue for approximately one (1) week. Please expect delays and plan an alternate route if possible.

COMPLETED

COUNTY CULVERT
T-96

PHILHOWER ROAD
TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP IS NOW OPEN

DATE POSTED 07/01/2022

Please be advised that County Culvert T-96 in Tewksbury Twp. is NOW OPEN

County Culvert T-96: Located on Philhower Road in the Township of Tewksbury. Culvert T- 96 is located 4/10 of a mile Northwest of Main Street and 9/10 of a mile Southeast of Winterwood Road.

ACTIVE

COUNTY ROUTE 517 RESURFACING

TOWNSHIP OF TEWKSBURY
JULY 19, 2021

DATE POSTED 07/12/2021

Please be advised that Hunterdon County will begin a resurfacing project on County Route 517 on July 19th, 2021.  The limits of construction for County Route 517 are from Cold Brook Reserve Tewksbury Township to the Morris County Border. Construction is expected to be in progress for 120 days and delays should be expected. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction. Please distribute this notice to all interested parties.

Capital Paving is the contractor for the job.

UPDATED

COUNTY BRIDGE
RT-16

READINGTON AND TEWSKBURY TOWNSHIPS

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

UPDATED 10/13/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • Midlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.
  • This project was developed as a three (3) year project to take into account the necessary project stages and varying NJDEP restrictions ranging anywhere between September through June.
  • The construction incorporates three (3) phases to allow County Route 523 to remain open to 2-way traffic throughout the project duration.  By constructing in three (3) phases with 2-way traffic, a long detour is not needed for this project.  Intermittent short-term road closures may occur and the road will be reduced to one (1) lane at times to allow for placement of heavy construction equipment.  Some sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022.
  • As this is a construction site, please proceed with caution and obey the posted speed limit of 25 mph.


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DATE POSTED 03/16/2021

RT-16, County Route 523, Readington and Tewksbury Townships:

  • Replacement of County Bridge RT-16 on County Route 523 on the border of Readington and Tewksbury Townships near the intersection of Halls Mill Road.
  • The construction will be phase to allow the roadway to remain open, however sporadic delays should be expected.
  • Construction will begin on or about April 1, 2020
  • Midatlantic Construction is the Contractor for the project.

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UNION TOWNSHIP

ACTIVE
10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635
Bethlehem Township and
Union Township

 

DATE POSTED 10/06/2021

COUNTY ROUTE 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships

Please be advised that County Route 635 in Bethlehem and Union Townships will be under construction on or about October 18, 2021 from Mine Road to Van Syckle Road. Expect delays. Alternate routes should be planned to avoid delays as traffic will be stopped intermittently as required for construction.

Capital Paving is the contractor.

 

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