Message from Mercer County Park Commission: Mercer Lake will be closed to boat traffic from Nov. 18 – 25 due to PSE&G over-water construction. 

Bridge / Highway Closing Notices

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Roadway Closures

Township of Hamilton
East State Street (County Route 535)

On or about Monday, October 7, 2019, milling and resurfacing will begin on East State Street (County Route 535) between Whitehead Road and Klockner Road in the Township of Hamilton with an anticipated completion date of October 25, 2019, weather permitting.  During construction, milling and repaving operations will be completed on one side of the roadway at a time with traffic maintained in the other direction.  The half of the road on which work is being performed would be closed to through traffic.  Detoured motorists would be directed to use East State Street, Nottingham Way, and Klockner Road when work is being completed in the eastbound direction.  Klockner Road, Sweetbriar Avenue and Whitehead Road would be used to detour motorists when the westbound direction is being completed.

Township of Lawrence
Franklin Corner Road (County Route 546)

On or about Monday, September 23, 2019, milling and resurfacing will begin on Franklin Corner Road (County Route 546) between US Route 1 and Princeton Pike in the Township of Lawrence with an anticipated completion date of October 11, 2019, weather permitting.  During construction, Franklin Corner Road would be completed using half road closures.  During this time, traffic will be shifted while maintaining two lanes of traffic, one lane in each direction.  This pattern will only be in effect during hours of construction.  Please note, full, unrestricted access would be permitted during non-working hours.

Bridge Closures

Mercer Road bridge repairs postponed

Please be advised that repairs to the Mercer Road bridge over Stony Brook in Princeton, which were scheduled to begin on September 23, 2019 have been postponed due to a conflict with utility relocation work in connection with the Alexander Street bridge project scheduled to begin in early November 2019.

Township of Hopewell
Washington Crossing-Pennington Road (Bridge No. 216.6) over Woolsey Brook

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Washington Crossing-Pennington Road (Bridge No. 216.6) over Woolsey Brook in the Township of Hopewell (County Route 546) will be closed for replacement.  The bridge structure is located between Scotch Road and Bear Tavern Road. The duration of the project is 93 calendar days, weather permitting.  During construction, the bridge will be closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis.  Westbound motorists on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road will be directed to use Scotch Road, Interstate 295 and NJ Route 29.  Eastbound motorists will be directed to use NJ Route 29, Interstate 295 and Scotch Road.  Detour signs will also be posted for local traffic only on Jacobs Creek Road and Bear Tavern Road, and access for residents will be provided up to the bridge. 

Midlantic Construction LLC of Barnegat was the successful low bidder at $1,764,408.71.The contract was awarded on June 27, 2019.

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