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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) 


(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.


(3/31/2016) Rehabilitation of Bridge S-10, CR-617 (Fairview Lake Road) in Stillwater Township
Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge S-10
Carrying CR-617 (a.k.a. Fairview Lake Road)
In Stillwater Township

Plans and Specifications are currently out to bid for the above referenced project, with an anticipated contract award in May 2016. CR-617 (a.k.a. Fairview Lake Road) will remain closed for the duration of construction, which is anticipated to last from the middle of June through late August / early September 2016. 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.


(3/14/2016) Bridge E-04 - Emergency Rehabilitation

Emergency Rehabilitation of
Sussex County Bridge E-04
Carrying CR-631 (a.k.a. Franklin Avenue)
Located in Franklin Borough

Please be advised that the County received three bids on March 1, 2016, but due to issues with each of the bids received the County was prevented from awarding a construction contract. The project is being re-bid and was re-advertised on March 14, 2016.

Due to the need to re-bid the project, the anticipated schedule for construction has been modified accordingly. The anticipated road closure date for the project is Mid-July 2016 and the road opening date is End of September 2016.

Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge E-04.


(3/4/2016) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge C-17 Roseville Road Byram Township Bridge C-17, Roseville Road over Lackawanna Cutoff
The 90% progress plans and specifications have been finalized and will be submitted to NJ Transit and NJDOT Railroad Services for review in the coming week. Freshwater Wetlands and Flood Hazard permit applications have been submitted to NJDEP and are in review. See the attached public notice and detour plan for more information regarding the project.


(12/23/2015) Project Update Notice: 2014 High Risk Rural Road Program Please find attached the most current update notice for the 2014 High Risk Rural Road Program. Construction is 90% complete.


(10/08/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 - Passaic Avenue - Ogdensburg Borough
The design of the Replacement of Sussex County Bridge O-07 is complete. NJDOT has completed their review of the plans and specifications. The project will be advertised for bids on Monday October 12, 2015. The anticipated construction contract award date is December 9, 2015. Please see the attached Public Notice for additional information regarding the Replacement of Bridge O-07.

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

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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