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NJDOT to hold public meeting Monday to discuss the Route 57, Route 182, Route 46 mobility improvements project

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will hold a public information center (PIC) to provide local residents and businesses with information on the Route 57, Route 182, route 46 Hackettstown mobility improvements project. People are encouraged to actively participate by providing comments at the meeting, by mail, or by email.

The PIC will be held on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 at the Hackettstown Municipal Building, located at 215 West Stiger Street in Hackettstown from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The public will have an opportunity to review exhibits of the project, ask questions, and discuss any concerns with NJDOT staff members.

If you are unable to attend but are interested in learning about this project, you can contact Anthony Sytko at 1-609-963-1992 or email Anthony.Sytko@dot.nj.gov.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation is proposing intersection improvements in the greater Hackettstown area. The project consists of four sites: Site 1: The intersection of Route 46 (MP 21.25) and High St /Grand Ave in Hackettstown. Site 2: The intersection of Route 46 (MP 21.70), Route 182 (MP 0.96), Warren St and Willow Grove St in Hackettstown, Site 3: The intersection of Route 46 (MP 22.18) and East Ave in Mount Olive Township & Washington Township, and Site 4: The intersection of Route 57 (MP 21.10) and Route 182 (MP 0.00) in Hackettstown.

The purpose of the project is to relieve/reduce congestion and improve mobility at the four selected locations. The site locations were selected from the Department’s Congestion Management System, which ranked the four sites as highly congested. This project is nearing completion of the preliminary engineering phase and will shortly move into final design.

Specifically, the project improvements include:

Site 1:

  • Northwest corner cutback to improve alignment and turning movements
  • NJDOT signal relocations and upgrades, ADA ramp improvements
  • Pavement Resurfacing

Site 2:

  • Traffic signal re-timing and upgrades, ADA ramp improvements
  • Pavement Resurfacing

Site 3:

  • Southeast corner cutback to improve turning movements
  • Utility Pole Relocation
  • Signal Timing upgrade, including East Ave rightturn overlap phase
  • NJDOT signal relocations and upgrades, ADA ramp improvements
  • Concrete sidewalk along Route 46 Eastbound, connecting existing sidewalk to East Ave intersection
  • Pavement Resurfacing

Site 4:

  • Re-stripe intersection to allow double left-turn from Route 57 to Route 182
  • NJDOT signal re-timing, relocations and upgrades, ADA ramp improvements
  • Pavement Resurfacing

Project Schedule:

  • Complete Final Design: December 2020
  • Start Construction: March 2021
  • End Construction: May 2022
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