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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) 


(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.


(8/19/2016) Project Startup Notice: 2015 HRRRP (CR 653 & CR 622)

RE: Project Startup Notice
2015 High Risk Rural Road Program
Town of Newton, Fredon, Hampton, Stillwater & Montague, Sussex County

Please find attached the Project Startup Notice for the 2015 HRRRP. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday August 22, 2016, weather permitting. Epoxy long line removal and temporary latex line placement will begin on CR 653. Work will be conducted under a mobile single lane closure.


(8/19/2016) Rehabilitation of Bridge S-10, CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) in Stillwater Township

CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) will continue to remain closed to through traffic at the bridge for the duration of construction, which is anticipated to last until the middle of September 2016. 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.


(8/19/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge E-04 - CR 631 (Franklin Avenue) - Franklin Borough

The construction of the Rehabilitation of Bridge E-04 is continuing to progress. The Contractor has installed the prestressed concrete beam superstructure and is proceeding to form the upstream brush curb on the bridge. Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge E-04.


(8/18/2016) Rehabilitation of Railroad Spur Crossing - Limecrest Road - CR669 - Lafayette Township

Attached is a construction notice for the above referenced project. Please be advised that construction has been pushed back 1 week and will commence on Tuesday, August 30 and is anticipated to last one week. CR-669 (Limecrest Road) will be closed to through traffic at the rehabilitation location (RR Tracks)for the duration of the construction. Throughout the duration of construction a posted detour via CR-648 (Randazzo Road), CR-623 (Sunset Inn Road) and CR-616 (Newton-Sparta Road) will be in place to advise motorists unfamiliar with the area. Work is being completed by Braen Stone Industries, or their designees using private funds under the authorization of a Sussex County Road Opening permit. See the attached public notice for additional information.


(8/16/2016) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 - Passaic Avenue - Ogdensburg Borough

Please be advised that pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 210 and the subsequent NJDOT Commissioners’ Shutdown Order, work on the Replacement of Bridge O-07 was suspended Friday, July 8, 2016 and construction remains suspended pending further notice from NJDOT. The road closure and posted detour are being maintained throughout the shutdown. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the Replacement of Bridge O-07.


(8/12/2016) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff

Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 210 and the NJDOT Commissioners' Shutdown Order, work on the referenced project was suspended beginning 11:59 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 and construction remains ceased pending further notice from NJDOT. The road closure traffic controls and posted detour are being maintained throughout the shutdown. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project.


(8/8/2016) Pre-Construction Meeting: FY 2015 Sussex County Resurfacing Program

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


The Sussex County Division of Engineering has rescheduled the Pre-Construction meeting with Schifano Construction Corp. on Wednesday August 17, 2016 at 10 a.m. on the 1st floor of the Sussex County Administrative Building to discuss 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.

Please note there will be no construction until Executive Order 210 is lifted.


(7/26/2016) Project Startup Notice: 2016 Sussex County Striping Program

Please find attached the Project Startup Notice for the 2016 Sussex County Striping Program. Weather permitting, the latex portion of the program is scheduled to begin on Thursday July 28th, 2016 at 7:00 A.M. Latex striping will begin on CR 519 a.k.a. Ridge Road in Green Township. An effort will be made to work from the southern part of the County northbound. All work is expected to advance under a mobile single lane closure. Please see the attached public notice for additional information.


(7/20/2016) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge P-36, CR-646 (a.k.a. Jager Road) in Sandyston Twp.

Attached is a construction notice for the above referenced project. Please be advised that construction began yesterday, Tuesday, July 19 and is anticipated to last for 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.


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


*** Please note the start date of the crack sealing program has been rescheduled to July 11th. ***

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.

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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