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(9/2/2014) Update to water system improvement project on Brooklyn Road – Sussex County Route 602 The Borough's Contractor has completed installation and testing of the new water mains on Brooklyn Road from Tower Road to Canfield. Currently the Contractor is working in the section of Brooklyn Road between Sparta and Canfield installing the new water services from the new main to new curb stops. It is anticipated that these services will be completed including trench paving by the end of this week or sooner. Please visit Stanhope Borough's website for project updates or contact johnblack@ltpa.com.

Completed Projects

Active Projects (Date updated) 

(9/2/2014) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge V-39 CR 642 Vernon & Wantage Townships County Route 642 (Owens Station Road) at Bridge V-39 was closed to traffic on Thursday August 21st. The duration of the closure is expected to be four months. Work completed to date includes removal of the asphalt wearing surface and milling of the underlying concrete deck. Installation of soil erosion measures and erection of work platforms along the bridge fascias is under way and temporary shielding will be installed this week to prevent construction debris or water from the hydro-scarification operation from entering the Wallkill River. Hydro-scarification of the concrete deck is scheduled for the week of September 8th and will be followed by the removal of the concrete curbing and parapets.

(8/29/2014) Repair of CR-565 (Glenwood Road) Drainage and Bridge V-38 - Project Completion Please be advised that as of 2:00 PM on Friday, August 29th, repairs to the CR-565 Drainage System and Bridge V-38 on CR-565 (Glenwood Road) in Vernon Township (near the Martin Farm) have been completed and CR-565 (Glenwood Road) in Vernon Township has been fully reopened to traffic. Attached is an updated project completion notice with additional information.

(8/26/2014) Project Update Notice: 2014 Sussex County Micro Surfacing Program Please find attached the most recent Update Notice on the 2014 Sussex County Micro Surfacing Program. The Micro Surfacing operation will resume on CR 565 Glenwood Rd on Tuesday September 2, 2014.

(8/19/2014) Replacement of Bridge S-28 - Old Tannery Road - Stillwater Township Construction of Bridge S-28 on Old Tannery Road in Stillwater Township began today, August 19, 2014. Old Tannery Road will remain closed at Bridge S-28 for the duration of construction. Please see attached project status notice for additional information regarding the Replacement of Bridge S-28.

(8/8/2014) Emergency Closure County Route 626 - Hampton Township

EMERGENCY ONE DAY CLOSURE COUNTY ROUTE 626 – HAMPTON TOWNSHIP

WHEN: Monday August 11, 2014 Beginning 7:30 a.m.

Be advised that Sussex County has Scheduled an Emergency Closure of CR 626 in Hampton Township between County Route 519 and Church Street. The Emergency Closure is required to locate, identify, and correct a developing roadway settlement condition identified earlier this week. Attached you will find the Emergency Notice with additional information which includes a Closure and Detour Map. We are available to address any questions and provide additional information as may be required.


(8/1/2014) Bridge J-15, CR-517 (Rudetown Road) - Construction Completion Notice Please see attached for a project completion notice for the work at Sussex County Bridge J-15 on CR-517 (Rudetown Road) in Hardyston. As of August 1, 2014 work has been completed and the roadway has been fully opened to traffic.

(8/1/2014) Project Update Notice: 2014 Sussex County Striping Program Attached is the most recent Project Update Notice for the 2014 Sussex County Striping Program. Currently the contractor is restriping portions of CR 519 and CR 650 in Wantage Township.

(7/9/2014) Bridge V-29 (Lounsberry Hollow Road) - Construction Complete Please be advised that construction at Bridge V-29 on Lounsberry Hollow Road in Vernon Township has been completed and the roadway has been fully opened to traffic as of July 8, 2014. Please see attached Public Notice for additional information regarding this project.

(7/7/2014) Project Notice - County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive, Retaining Wall Replacement Attached is a project notice for the design and replacement of a retaining wall supporting a segment of Sussex County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive, in the Borough of Hopatcong. Design documents are being finalized and efforts are underway to expedite utility relocations in hopes of realizing a fall construction. Replacement of the retaining wall will require a Full Closure of CR-607 at the project location. A detour will be developed to help manage the flow of traffic during the closure. Updated Project Notices will be issued as design, bidding, and utility relocation milestones are achieved. Refer to the attached public notice for additional project information.

(7/7/2014) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge X-09 Geotechnical Borings Please be advised the geotechnical investigation was completed today and the roadway re-opened to traffic at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Streetscape Project on County Route 560 in Sandyston Township, The Township of Sandyston will be doing their Phase II-Streetscape Improvement Project on County Route 560 in the Village of Layton, alternating traffic will be taking place during the construction period.

(6/24/2014) 2014 Sussex County Resurfacing Program The attached notice has been updated to reflect the current funding sources for the 2014 Sussex County Resurfacing Program.

(4/9/2014) Main Street Streetscape Project on County Route 517, Ogdensburg Borough The Borough of Ogdensburg will be doing a revitalize project on Main Street from Passaic Avenue to the Ogdensburg Fire House. Construction will commence in April 2014 and is anticipated to take six to eight weeks. Please visit the Ogdenburg website for project updates.

(4/2/2014) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge E-07 CR 631 (North Church Road) Franklin Borough Attached is a project status update report for the Replacement of Sussex County Bridge E-07. Substantial completion and reopening CR 631 to traffic was achieved on December 30, 2013. The contractor has remobilized and is completing punch list items and preparing for landscaping. Final acceptance of the project is expected by June.
More information about this project including project photos.

(4/2/2014) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge E-06 CR 631 (Church Street) Franklin Borough . Attached is a project status update report for the Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge E-06. Substantial completion and reopening CR 631 to traffic was achieved on December 27, 2013. Completion of punch list items and final acceptance of the project is expected by mid May.

(2/27/2014) Please be advised that the closure of Bridge O-07 on Passaic Avenue in Ogdensburg, previously scheduled for March 7th, 10th, and 11th has been delayed due to currently forecasted weather conditions. The geotechnical investigation work will be rescheduled for later in March when weather conditions permit (i.e. daytime temperatures are above freezing and snow is not anticipated).

(12/30/2013) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge D-12 Frankford Township Attached please find an updated project notice for the replacement of Sussex County bridge D-12 in Frankford Township, carrying Stempert Road over Culver Creek.

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)

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

Contact Us 

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

John Risko, 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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