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(8/4/2015) Project Startup Notice: 2015 Sussex County Cracksealing Program Sussex County Division of Engineering is distributing the attached Project Startup Notice for the 2015 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program. Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 7 a.m. Work will begin on CR 521 a.k.a. Lake Owassa West Shore in Frankford Township. The anticipated sequence of work is included in the notice. Work on this project is expected to advance under a mobile single lane closure.


(7/24/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge D-12 Stempert Road Frankford Township Bridge D-12, Stempert Road over Culver Creek
Cofferdam installation and excavation for the abutment and wingwall footing/pedestal construction is completed at the south abutment and is expected to be completed at the north abutment next week. Formwork construction and reinforcing steel placement for the south abutment and wingwall footings is expected to begin next week, followed by concrete placement. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.


(7/24/2015) Project Update - County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive, Retaining Wall Replacement Please see attached for a project notice for the above referenced project. The installation of the new retaining wall is progressing steadily with roughly 80% of the new retaining wall block installed. The roadway will continue to remain closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, with project completion on schedule for late August – early September.


(7/17/2015) Bridge E-04 Load Posting - Advanced Public Notice

Traffic Advisory – Bridge Weight Posting

RE: Imminent 12-Ton Weight Posting of
Sussex County Bridge E-04
Carrying CR-631 (a.k.a. Franklin Avenue)
Located in Franklin Borough

Please see attached public notice regarding the pending 12-Ton weight posting of Sussex County Bridge E-04 which carries CR-631, a.k.a. Franklin Avenue, over the Wallkill River. The bridge is located in the Borough of Franklin on CR 631 directly downstream of the Franklin Pond falls.

Currently the Sussex County Office of Bridge and Traffic Safety is scheduled to install the 12 Ton weight posting signage on or about Tuesday, July 21.


(7/10/2015) Bridge D-44, CR-637 (a.k.a. Beemer Church Road) - Pending Closure Notice

Traffic Advisory – Pending Bridge Closure Sussex County Bridge D-44
CR-637 (a.k.a. Beemer Church Road) in Frankford Township

Please be advised that on or about Monday July 13, 2015 Bridge D-44 in Frankford Township will be closed to traffic due to undermining of the bridge footings. County Route 637 (a.k.a. Beemer Church Road) will be closed to vehicular traffic at the bridge location, with a posted detour via CR-635 (a.k.a. Haggerty Road) and CR-629 (a.k.a. Wykertown Road)

For additional information regarding this closure and follow up actions related to this bridge structure, please see the attached public notice.


(7/9/2015) Project Update: 2014 HRRRP (CR 519 & CR 560) Please find attached the most recent Project Update Notice for the 2014 High Risk Rural Roads Program on CR 519 & CR 560. Long line removal and crack sealing have been completed on both routes. Sign upgrades are almost completed on CR 560 and will begin later this month on CR 519.


(7/2/2015) Project Update: 2015 Sussex County Striping Program
Please find attached the most recent update notice for the 2015 Sussex County Striping Program. Phase 1 of the program was completed today. A notice will be distributed in advance of the start of Phase 2 which is anticipated to commence in August 2015.


(6/30/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff
Public Information Center


The County of Sussex is holding a Public Information Center for the Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 on Roseville Road in Byram Township on Tuesday June 30th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Louise Childs Branch of the Sussex County Library, 21 Stanhope Sparta Road (CR 605), Stanhope, NJ 07874. There will be representatives from both the Sussex County Division of Engineering and Pickering, Corts & Summerson, the County's design consultant, present to explain the project and answer any questions. Attached is a Public Notice that provides additional information regarding the project and the Public Information Center.


(6/5/2015) Upcoming 2015 Sussex County Roadway Maintenance Please find attached a notice which conveys upcoming 2015 County Roadway maintenance currently under development within the Sussex County Division of Engineering.


(6/5/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 - Passaic Avenue - Public Information Center

Public Information Center for the
Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07
Passaic Avenue, Ogdensburg Borough

The County of Sussex is planning on holding a Public Information Center regarding the Replacement of Bridge O-07 on Passaic Avenue in Ogdensburg Borough on Monday June 22, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Ogdensburg Municipal Building. There will be representatives from both the Sussex County Division of Engineering and the Project's Design Consultant, Keller & Kirkpatrick, 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.


(6/4/2015) Bridge B-10, Recreational Road (a.k.a. County Fairgrounds Road) - Closure Notice

Traffic Advisory – Bridge Closure
Sussex County Bridge B-10
Recreational Road (a.k.a. County Fairgrounds Road) in Branchville

Please be advised that on Friday, June 5, 2015 Bridge B-10 in the Borough of Branchville will be closed to traffic due to deterioration of the load carrying stringers (beams). This bridge provides access to Branchville Borough's recreational fields via Railroad / Maple Avenues. Alternate access to Branchville's recreational fields remains available via 2nd Street. For additional information regarding this closure and follow up actions related to this bridge structure, please see the attached public notice.


(5/15/2015) Project Update Notice: 2014 Sussex County Resurfacing Program Please find attached the completion notice of the 2014 Sussex County Resurfacing Program. The completion of all roads except CR 517 Bypass occurred in Fall 2014. Completion of all work on CR 517 Sparta Bypass occurred on May 13, 2015. Final punch list items remain.


(5/11/2015) Pending Construction Notice Sussex County Bridge H-19 Repairs CR-519 (Newton-McDanolds Corner Road), Hampton Township Attached is a project notice for repairs to Sussex County Bridge H-19 on CR-519 (Newton-McDanolds Corner Road) in Hampton Township. Please be advised that construction is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, May 18 and last for approximately 3 weeks. Daily, single-lane flagging operations will be utilized during working hours for the duration of construction to allow for construction activities, material deliveries, etc. NO full road closure of CR-519 is anticipated during construction. This work is being advanced in preparation for guide rail upgrades to be performed along CR-519 as a part of the 2014 High Risk Rural Roads Program.


(5/1/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge S-28 - Old Tannery Road - Stillwater Township As of Friday, May 1, 2015, Old Tannery Road is open to traffic at Bridge S-28. All construction activities have been completed and only a few final punch list items remain. For additional information regarding the Reconstruction of Bridge S-28, please see the attached public notice.


(1/23/2015) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge V-39 CR 642 Vernon & Wantage Townships Bridge V-39, County Route 642 (Owens Station Road) over Wallkill River.
County Route 642 has been re-opened. The final items of work required to re-open the roadway were completed at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. The bridge approaches will be milled and repaved and final striping installed in the Spring. Landscaping and punch list items will also be completed in the Spring. See the attached final public notice for more information regarding this project.

Long Term Projects/Closures

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

(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.

Proposed (Public Comment)

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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