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Milling and Resurfacing Projects

Township of Ewing
Lower Ferry Road (CR 643)

Please be advised that on or about Monday, July 31, 2017, milling and resurfacing work will begin on Lower Ferry Road (CR 643) from Parkway Avenue to Carlton Avenue in Ewing Township.  Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ten (10) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Detour

During construction, Lower Ferry Road will be closed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.; however, local and emergency access would be permitted.  Motorists will be directed from northbound Lower Ferry Road (at Parkway Avenue), left onto Parkway Avenue, right onto Scotch Road, right onto Carlton Avenue to Lower Ferry Road, end of detour. Motorists traveling southbound will travel the same route conversely.  Full, unrestricted access would be permitted during non-working hours.

Township of Hopewell
Lambertville-Hopewell Road RT 518

Please be advised that milling and resurfacing work began on Monday, July 10, 2017 on Lambertville-Hopewell Road (CR 518) from Marshall-Corner Road to Route 31 in Hopewell Township.  Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ten (10) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Detour

During construction motorists traveling eastbound will be directed to use Marshall-Corner-Woodsville Road to Route 31; motorists traveling westbound will use Route 31 to Marshall Corner-Woodsville Road.

Normal traffic flow will resume at all other times. 

Township of Hamilton
South Broad Street RT 524

Please be advised that on or about Monday, July 10, 2017, milling and resurfacing work will begin on South Broad Street RT 524 from Gropps Lake bridge to the intersection of Yardville-Hamilton Square Road and Church Street CR 609 (as known as Five Points-Yardville) in Hamilton Township. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately twenty-one (21) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Detour

Mercer County will complete milling and resurfacing in three (3) stages as follows:

  • Stage 1 will include the section from Gropps Lake bridge to Coleridge Avenue.  During this time, each half of the roadway will be completed using an alternating traffic pattern with traffic maintained in both directions;
  • Stage 2 will include the section between Coleridge Avenue and Sunnybrae Boulevard.  One travel direction will be maintained and the other direction will be detoured via Coleridge Avenue, Elton Avenue and Sunnybrae Boulevard; 
  • Stage 3 will include the section from Sunnybrae Boulevard to Yardville-Hamilton Square Road.  One travel direction will be maintained and the other direction will be detoured via Sunnybrae Boulevard, Argonne Avenue and Yardville-Hamilton Square Road. 

Local access and access for emergency vehicles will be accommodated during construction.  Full, unrestricted access would be permitted during non-working hours.

Borough of Pennington and Township of Hopewell
North Main Street RT 640

On or about Wednesday, June 14, 2017, milling and resurfacing work will begin on North Main Street from Delaware Avenue to the Railroad Bridge Area in the Borough of Pennington and Township of Hopewell. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately fourteen (14) working days, weather permitting.

Detour

During construction, North Main Street will be closed to through traffic 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, emergency access and access to local residents and businesses will be accommodated.  Through traffic will be directed to use Delaware Avenue and NJ Route 31.  Normal traffic flow will resume at all other times.

Emergency Bridge Closures

Townships of Lawrence/Hopewell
Blackwell Road Bridge (#5-233.1) over a Tributary of Stony Brook

On or about Friday, June 23, 2017, repairs will begin on the Blackwell Road Bridge (#5-233.1) over a Tributary of Stony Brook in the Townships of Lawrence and Hopewell.  Blackwell Road will be closed from Cold Soil Road to Federal City Road.  The project consists of complete bridge replacement, necessitating a full 24/7 closure of Blackwell Road. The project duration will be approximately ninety (90) calendar days, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Detour

Motorists are directed to use Federal City Road, Lawrenceville-Pennington Road, Keefe Road, and Cold Soil Road.  Local traffic will be permitted on Blackwell Road up to the point of closure.

Municipality of Princeton
Harrison Street Bridge (#360.2) over Carnegie Lake

On or about Saturday, June 24, 2017, emergency repairs will begin on the Harrison Street Bridge  (#360.2) over Carnegie Lake.  Harrison Street will be closed  from Tiger Lane to Lake Lane for approximately one (1) day, starting at 7:00 a.m. until completion of project.  Local traffic will be permitted on Harrison Street up to the point of the closure.  However, due to the nature of the repairs, no traffic will be able to traverse the bridge.

Detour

Southbound motorists are directed to use Washington Road to Faculty Road to Harrison Street; northbound motorists will follow the same route conversely.

Trenton/Ewing/Hamilton
North Olden Avenue Bridge (#140.11) over Assunpink Creek

On or about Monday, April 3, 2017, emergency repairs will begin on the North Olden Avenue Bridge.  The project duration will be approximately ninety (90) calendar days, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Detour

Motorists are directed to use North Clinton Avenue, Nottingham Way and East State Street.  Local traffic will be permitted on North Olden Avenue up to the point of closure. Due to the vertical height restriction on Nottingham Way, a separate detour route will be posted directing trucks over 12' 6" to use New York Avenue; Mulberry Street; Enterprise Avenue; Whitehead Road and East State Street.  Trucks traveling on North Clinton Avenue approaching Nottingham Way with a clearance of 12' 6" will be directed to Enterprise Avenue.

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