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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) 


(7/24/2017) CR-607 (Maxim Drive) Drainage Work and Road Closure / Detour

CR-607 Drainage Repairs in the Vicinity of
345 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong Borough and
Associated Road Closure / Detour


Please note: Due to inclement weather our new anticipated start date is, Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Please be advised that on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 the County Division of Public Works will be performing repairs and upgrades to the CR-607 (Maxim Drive) drainage system in the vicinity of 345 Maxim Drive. As this drainage system is located under the roadway, it will be necessary to close CR-607 (Maxim Drive) and to detour traffic for the duration of construction. Please see the attached public notice with additional information regarding this project and the roadway detour.


(7/21/2017) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 - Passaic Avenue - Ogdensburg Borough

Please be advised that due to a delay in the fabrication of the Bridge O-07 steel beam superstructure, construction will not be completed by the previously anticipated road opening date of July 14th. The Contractor has provided the Division of Engineering with a revised construction schedule indicating a road opening date of October 31, 2017. To date, the Contractor has completed the concrete caps and has installed the riprap stone slope protection. The staining of the concrete fascia panel has also been completed. Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding the construction of Bridge O-07.


(7/21/2017) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff

Construction of the bridge pylons has been completed as well as installation of the roadway subbase and asphalt pavement base course. The final bridge parapet concrete placement, guide rail installation and asphalt surface course placement are scheduled for next week. See the attached public notice for more information with regard to the project.


(7/14/2017) Reconstruction and Realignment of Sussex County Bridge X-09 CR 565 Wantage Township

Bridge X-09, County Route 565 over the Papakating Creek, Wantage Township Preparation of the design plans and specifications for public bidding of the project is progressing, however, due to delays in acquiring property necessary for construction of the project, bidding will be delayed until Fall of 2017, with construction anticipated to commence in Spring 2018. As the schedule is developed additional information will be provided with regard to the revised road closure / reopening dates. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project.


(7/11/2017) Project Update Notice: Sussex County 2015 HRRRP

Please find attached the most current public notice regarding the 2015 Sussex County High Risk Rural Roads Program. Micro Surfacing and Cold Applied High Friction Surface Treatment application have been completed on CR 622. Application of traffic stripes & markings are in progress. Please refer to the attached notice for more information.


(7/5/2017) Office of Bridge and Traffic Safety Summer Seasonal Report 2017

Please find the attached Office of Bridge and Traffic Safety's Summer 2017 Seasonal Report. This report will highlight some of the tasks the Office's dedicated staff will be focused on over the next few months, while keeping the County's 449 bridge, 14,000 signs, 1,700 pavement markings and 38 electrified signals operational and safe. Please feel free to contact Bob Pierce, General Supervisor, Office of Bridge and Traffic Safety, with any questions or comments you may have on the Office's operations.

Office of Bridge and Traffic Safety
973-579-0475


(7/3/2017) Project Startup Notice 2017 Crack Sealing Program

Please find attached the Project Startup Notice for the 2017 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program. Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin on Monday July 10th, 2017 at 7:00 A.M. Work will begin on CR 639 a.k.a. Ross' Corner Road/Loomis Avenue in Wantage Township. The complete list of programmed routes is included in the notice. All work is expected to advance under a mobile single lane closure.


(6/23/2017) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff

The Contractor has been moving forward with installation of the arch spandrel walls, having installed all the reinforcement steel and completed various spandrel wall pours. Once the spandrel walls are completed, the steel for the parapets will be set. See the attached public notice for more information with regard to the project.


(6/12/2017) Project Update Notice: FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program

Please find attached the most current public notice regarding the 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program. The following is a summary of the project status:

PROJECT UPDATE SUMMARY:
• Milling and paving of the final segment of the project CR 519 (Mountain Road) will be completed on June 14th, weather permitting.
• Striping of CR 519 (Libertyville Plumbsock Road) will begin tomorrow, June 13th, weather permitting.


(5/22/2017) CR-517 & CR-669 Gas Main Trench repairs - Green Township, Andover Borough, Andover Township

*** Due to inclement forecast this work has been postponed until next week.

Elizabethtown Gas Company, along with their contractors, Atlantic Infra, Inc. and Skoda Contracting, will be milling and paving 2" x variable widths along all predetermined areas along an existing 12" gas main in the northbound lanes of CR517 & CR669, as well as restriping in areas disturbed by the milling. This is being done to complete the repairs to the Gas Line Settlement project that began last fall on these routes. Construction is anticipated to begin on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 with a duration of approximately 1 week. During working hours, the construction work zone will consist of a single lane flagger controlled closure with alternating traffic. Please see attached Public Notice for more information regarding this project.


(4/26/2017) CR-613 - White Deer Plaza Median Reconstruction, Lake Mohawk in Sparta Twp.

Attached is a project completion notice for the above referenced project. Please be advised that as of Thursday, April 20, 2017 work has been completed on the new median and all temporary traffic control devices have been removed. The remaining restriping work associated with the median replacement will be completed as weather and crew availability permits, but is not anticipated to require roadway closures or significant impacts to the traveling public.


(4/21/2017) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge Q-06 Main Street Sparta Township Bridge Q-06, Main Street over Wallkill River

The preliminary design of the project is advancing. Aesthetic bridge elements are being developed and will be presented to the Sparta Town Council. A utility meeting was held on site on April 11th and a NJDEP pre-application meeting is scheduled for the first week of May. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.

(1/20/2017) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge Q-06 Main Street Sparta Township Bridge Q-06, Main Street over Wallkill River

A design contract has been awarded to Keller & Kirkpatrick, Inc., for development of construction plans and specifications for the Replacement of Bridge Q-06. It is the County's intention to award a construction contract for the project in the fall of 2018 with construction to commence summer 2019. Project status updates will be issued periodically as the project progresses. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.


(11/08/2016) CR-517 & CR-669 Gas Main Trench repairs

Attached is an updated Public Notice in reference to the Gas main trench repairs along County Routes 517, Decker Pond Road and County Route 669, Limecrest Road. All predetermined 18" removal and replacement areas have been completed. At the request of Elizabethtown Gas Company, and consideration of the Sussex County Department of Engineering, the 2" mill and pave has been postponed until the spring of 2017. At that time, an updated public announcement will be distributed.


(10/28/2016) Project Completion Notice: 2016 Sussex County Striping Program

Please find attached the completion notice for the 2016 Sussex County Striping Program. Program was completed on October 17, 2016.


(10/19/2016) Project Startup Notice: FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program

In response to the resolution of the shutdown of all Transportation Trust Fund Projects, construction on this project shall resume/begin, weather permitting, tomorrow October 20th on CR 623 a.k.a. Lawrence Road in Andover Township. For additional information regarding this project, please refer to the attached public notice.


(10/5/2016) Sussex County Bridge V-15 Repairs - Sand Hill Road - Vernon Township

Please be advised that as of Tuesday October 4, 2016 Sand Hill Road has been fully opened to traffic at Bridge V-15. All construction activities have been completed. For additional information regarding the repairs to Bridge V-15, please see the attached public notice.


(9/14/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge E-04 - CR 631 (Franklin Avenue) - Franklin Borough

Please be advised as of 12:00PM, today, Wednesday, September 14, 2016, CR 631 (Franklin Avenue) at Bridge E-04 has been opened to all traffic. All construction activities have been completed and only a few punch list items remain. All previously installed weight restrictions on the bridge have been removed. For additional information regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge E-04, please see the attached public notice.


(9/9/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge P-36, CR-646 (a.k.a. Jager Road) in Sandyston Twp.

As of Friday, September 2, 2016, CR-646 (Jager Road) has been open to traffic at Bridge P-36. For additional information regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge P-36, please see the attached public notice.


(9/9/2016) Rehabilitation of Bridge S-10, CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) in Stillwater Township

As of today, Friday September 9, 2016, CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) at Bridge S-10 has been opened to traffic. All construction activities have been completed and only a few final punch list items remain. For additional information regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge S-10, please see the attached public notice.


(9/1/2016) Rehabilitation of Railroad Spur Crossing - Limecrest Road - CR669 - Lafayette Township

Attached is a final construction notice for the above referenced project. Please be advised that construction was completed this morning and the road was re-opened. CR-669 (Limecrest Road) is now opened to through traffic at the rehabilitation location (RR Tracks). Detour signs will be removed. Work was completed by Braen Stone Industries, or their designees using private funds under the authorization of a Sussex County Road Opening permit.


(8/19/2016) Project Update Notice: 2016 Sussex County Micro Surfacing

Please find attached the most recent project update notice for the subject project.

Micro Surfacing has been completed on CR 517 and temporary centerline placed. Micro Surfacing on CR 620 should be completed on Monday August 22, 2016, weather pending. Placement of permanent traffic stripes and markings will be scheduled within two weeks following.

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., County Engineer, Department Administrator

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

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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.

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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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