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What are those Sussex County bridge letter codes? 

Each municipality has its own bridge code. For example, bridge E-04 is in Franklin Borough.

Sussex County Bridge Letter Codes
A9 Andover Borough L Lafayette Township
A Andover Township M Montague Township
B Branchville Borough N Town of Newton
C Byram Township O Ogdensburg Borough
D Frankford Township P Sandyston Township
E Franklin Borough Q Sparta Township
F Fredon Township R Stanhope Borough
G Green Township S Stillwater Township
H9 Hamburg Borough T Sussex Borough
H Hampton Township V Vernon Township
J Hardyston Township W Walpack Township
K Hopatcong Borough X Wantage Township

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Completed Projects

Active Projects (Date updated) 


(6/28/2016) Project Startup Notice: 2016 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program


***Please note the start date of the crack sealing program has been currently rescheduled to Thursday July 7th due to weather related delays. ***

Please find attached the Project Startup Notice for the 2016 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program. Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin in one week on Tuesday July 5th, 2016 at 7:00 A.M. Work will begin on CR 667 a.k.a. Lake Wallkill Road in Vernon Township. The anticipated sequence of work is included in the notice. An effort will be made to work from the northern part of the County southbound. All work is expected to advance under a mobile single lane closure.


(6/28/2016) Rehabilitation of Bridge S-10, CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) in Stillwater Township

Please be advised that the Construction Start and Road Closure date for this project has been rescheduled for on or about July 6, 2016 at the request of the Contractor. Work is still scheduled to be completed in late August to Early September. CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) will be closed to through traffic at the bridge for the duration of construction. Throughout the duration of construction a posted detour via CR-521 (Stillwater Road) and Middleville Road will be in place to advise motorists unfamiliar with the area. See the attached public notice for additional information.


(6/27/2016) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff
A construction contract for the referenced project has been awarded to Lakeside Construction of Hopatcong, NJ. Construction will be performed under a full road closure with a posted detour. The road closure is scheduled to start on Tuesday June 28th at approximately 7:00 a.m. Project completion is anticipated for mid December 2016. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project. A project location and detour map is included as well.


(6/24/2016) Pre-Construction Meeting: FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program

Pre-Construction Meeting
FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program (2016 Construction)
Various Municipalities, Sussex County

The Sussex County Division of Engineering has received bids for the FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program and a contract has been awarded by the Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders to Schifano Construction Corp. for $6,432,780.80. The Division will be holding a Pre-Construction meeting with Schifano on Friday July 8, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. on the 1st floor of the Sussex County Administrative Building to discuss the construction schedule, submittals, traffic control, contact information, items of particular interest to this project, etc. We encourage you to actively participate by providing comments at the meeting or by mail/e-mail. Additionally, please feel free to invite others from your organization that may have a direct involvement or interest. Attached is a public notice with more information on this project.


(6/21/2016) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 - Passaic Avenue - Ogdensburg Borough

Please be advised that as of noon today, June 21, 2016, Passaic Avenue has been closed to traffic at Bridge O-07. A posted detour via Plant Street, Brooks Flat, and CR 517 will be maintained for the duration of construction. The anticipated construction duration is 5 months. Please see the attached Public Notice for additional information regarding the Replacement of Bridge O-07.


(6/17/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge P-36, CR-646 (a.k.a. Jager Road) in Sandyston Twp.

Repair work on the existing Bridge is anticipated to begin in early to mid July and take approximately 6-8 weeks. CR-646 (Jager Road) will be closed to through traffic at the repair location for the duration of construction. Throughout the duration of construction a posted detour via Ridge Road, CR-560 (Tuttles Corner Dingmans Road), and Old Mine Road will be in place to advise motorists unfamiliar with the area. Please see the attached public notice for additional information and feel free to email or call with any questions or concerns.


(6/17/2016) Repairs to Sussex County Bridge H-27, CR-622 (a.k.a. Newton-Swartswood Road)

Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. Repair work is scheduled to begin on or about Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Work will utilize partial closures of the CR-622 and Old Swartswood Road Intersection or single-lane flagger controlled work zones throughout the course of construction, with no full closure of the roadways or intersection anticipated.


(6/13/2016) 2016 Sussex County Micro Surfacing: Pre-Construction Meeting

Pre-Construction Meeting
2016 Sussex County Micro Surfacing Program
Vernon & Sparta Townships, Sussex County


The Sussex County Division of Engineering will be holding a Pre-Construction meeting with Asphalt Paving Systems on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. on the 3rd floor of the Sussex County Administrative Building to discuss the construction schedule, submittals, traffic control, staging, and other various project coordination items for the 2016 Sussex County Micro Surfacing Program. We encourage you to actively participate by providing comments at the meeting or by mail/e-mail. Additionally, please feel free to invite others from your organization that may have a direct involvement or interest.

The attached public notice contains more information regarding this project.


(5/27/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge E-04 - CR 631 (Franklin Avenue) - Public Information Center

The County of Sussex is planning on holding a Public Information Center regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge E-04 on CR 631 (Franklin Avenue) in Franklin Borough on Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Franklin Borough Municipal Building. There will be representatives from both the Sussex County Division of Engineering and the Project's Design Consultant, Cherry, Weber & Associates, present to explain the project and to answer any questions. Please see the attached Public Notice for additional information regarding the Project and the Public Information Center.


(5/18/2016) Public Notice: Upcoming 2016 County Roadway Maintenance

Please find attached a notice which summarizes the roadway maintenance projects currently under development within the Sussex County Division of Engineering for the 2016 Construction Season. Project specific notices with more detail will be distributed as construction approaches.


(5/12/2016) Advanced Construction Notice: 2015 High Risk Rural Roads Program Please find attached a notice which summarizes the 2015 High Risk Rural Roads Program scheduled for the upcoming 2016 construction season. The Division of Engineering will send out more detailed notices as construction approaches.


(4/29/2016) Traffic Signal Enhancements at Signal SC-6 (CR-622 & CR-519 near Sussex County Community College in Newton)
Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. Traffic signal enhancement work is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, May 2, 2016. Lane shifts and closure or auxiliary turn lanes will be utilized for construction with no full closure or detour of the roadway anticipated for this work.


(4/26/2016) Repairs to Sussex County Bridge F-13, CR-622 (a.k.a. Newton-Swartswood Road) in Fredon Township
Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. Repair work is scheduled to begin on or about Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Work will utilize daily lane shifts or single-lane flagger controlled work zones throughout the course of construction, with no full closure of the roadway anticipated. The previous work at Bridge F-14, which is located a half mile east of the Bridge F-13 location on CR-622, has been completed, and all associated traffic control devices have been removed to prevent any overlap of the two work zones.


(4/15/2016) Repairs to Sussex County Bridge F-14, CR-622 (a.k.a. Newton-Swartswood Road) in Fredon Township
Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. Repair work is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, April 18, 2016. Work will utilize daily lane shifts or single-lane flagger controlled work zones throughout the course of construction, with no full closure of the roadway anticipated.


(4/8/2016) Scour Repair of Sussex County Bridge S-16, Carrying Stillwater Road In Stillwater Township
Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. Scour repairs are scheduled to begin on or about Monday, April 11, 2016, pending favorable stream flow conditions (i.e. the stream flow remains low enough to work). Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding this project.


(3/24/2016) Bridge Q-06 Main Street Sparta Township Road Closure
Bridge Q-06, Main Street over Wallkill River - Geotechnical Soil Borings

The start date for exploratory soil borings for the replacement of Bridge Q-06 has been confirmed for Monday, March 28th and it is expected the work will take two – three days to complete. In the event of rain, which is currently forecast at a 60% chance for Monday, the start of work will be pushed out until Tuesday. Variable message boards have been posted at the bridge advising of the upcoming road closure. The closure will be between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project.

Long Term Projects, Closures, and Weight Restrictions


(12/04/2015) Bridge S-25, CR-622 (Newton-Swartswood Rd) Weight Posting Reduction Please see attached for a public notice regarding the pending reduction of weight posting of Sussex County Bridge S-25 on CR-622 (a.k.a. Newton-Swartswood Road) in the Swartswood section of Stillwater. Installation of revised bridge weight limit signs will commence as soon as sign fabrication is complete and all utility markouts have cleared. If you have any questions or concerns with regard to this load posting or the bridge structure, please feel free to contact the Sussex County Division of Engineering.


(11/5/2015) Bridge B-10, Recreational Road (a.k.a. County Fairgrounds Road) - Opening & Weight Posting


Please be advised that on or about Monday, November 9, 2015, Bridge B-10 in the Borough of Branchville will be weight posted at 4 tons and opened to weight restricted traffic. Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding this weight posting.

(2/15/2013) Bridge X-20 Closed - Wantage Township Carrying Berry Road over a Tributary of the West Branch of the Papakating Creek. Damage sustained during the storms of 2011 and subsequent storm events (Hurricane Sandy and other significant flows) have resulted in continued deterioration of the masonry substructure and roadway embankments at Bridge X-20. In the interest of public safety Bridge X-20 has been closed pending construction of a full bridge replacement.

(05/16/2011)Bridge F-04 - Puder Road - Fredon

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Contact Us 

Sussex County Division of Engineering
One Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860

William J. Koppenaal, P.E., Assistant County Engineer, Division Director

dpw@sussex.nj.us
973-579-0430

Meetings 

Public Input 

Operational and Safety Improvements to Sussex County Route 653, a.k.a. Clove Road

Operational and Safety Improvements to a portion of Sussex County Route 515

Operational and Safety Improvements to a portion of Sussex County Route 517

Operational and Safety Improvements to Sussex County Route 616-517

Design Standards 

Standard Construction Details
These details have been developed by the Sussex County Division of Engineering to augment, and as appropriate replace, the New Jersey Department of Transportation Standard Construction Details.

Land Development Standards
Provide rules, regulations, and standards for site plans and subdivisions and procedures for review of site plans and subdivisions within the County's jurisdiction.

About 

The Sussex County Division of Engineering is charged with overseeing the numerous facets associated with maintaining, improving, and monitoring the County's Transportation network. The Division works closely with the Division of Facilities Management providing project support and civil/survey design services for a variety of facility related capital improvement projects. Additionally, the Division of Engineering provides technical support to the Division of Planning.

Included within the Department's responsibilities are tasks such as in-house design of road and bridge improvement projects, management of multimillion dollar design projects, monitoring the condition of bridges; signals; signs; traffic markings and other similar infrastructure items, developing long term capital budgets, construction stakeout, ROW surveys, management of county road and bridge construction projects, track traffic trends, and monitor work within the county right of way through road opening and driveway permits.

We invite you to browse our current web pages. Information is continually being developed and posted. Should you have any comments please feel free to email us at dpw@sussex.nj.us.

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