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Public invited to ‘Patriot’s Path Great Morristown Greenway’ meeting

Project Focused on Section Between NJ Transit’s Morris and Essex Line and Pocahontas Lake.

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – The Morris County Park Commission will hold a public information session next month on the Patriot’s Path Great Morristown Greenway Project, which proposes enhancing pedestrian and bicycle safety along nearly a mile section of the path between Martin Luther King Avenue and Speedwell Avenue.

The Public Information Center, to be held virtually on August 26, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., is an opportunity for the public and business owners to learn more about the project and provide input on the planning. Participants will be able to review exhibits, ask questions and discuss any concerns.

The purpose of the project is to improve an existing 8-foot-wide, dirt and gravel section of Patriots’ Path with porous paving and asphalt, with the addition of amenity areas, interpretive signage, replacement of a pedestrian bridge and some fencing. The path section runs between a portion of NJ Transit’s Morris and Essex Line and Pocahontas Lake.

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To participate in the virtual meeting, use a computer or smart phone and go to: To participate by telephone, Dial +1 (415) 655-0052 with Access Code: 408-428-274.

The session will begin with a brief presentation at 6:05 p.m. and again at 7:05 p.m.

Comments on the project may be emailed to, and are due by Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Federal funding is being use for the design and construction of the project, and it will be administered through the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s “Transportation Alternatives Program” or TAP.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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