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Active Projects (Date updated) 

(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.

(1/9/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge S-28 - Old Tannery Road - Stillwater Township Due to the onset of colder weather, the temperature sensitive construction items for Bridge S-28 cannot be completed. The Contractor has de-mobilized from the site and will re-mobilize when weather permits. The anticipated completion and re-opening of Old Tannery Road at Bridge S-28 is Spring 2015. Please see the attached public notice for additional information regarding this project.

(1/5/2015) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge D-12 Stempert Road Frankford Township Bridge D-12, Stempert Road over Culver Creek
Construction plans and specifications are now in 98% review and bid documents should be completed by March 2015. The authorization of FEMA Emergency Relief Funds has not yet been received, however, it is our intention to bid and award a construction contract as soon as funding authorization is received. Project status updates will be issued as the project progresses. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.

(10/23/2014) Project Update Notice: 2014 Sussex County Resurfacing Program Please find attached the most current update notice for the 2014 Resurfacing Program. Milling & Paving of all routes except CR 517 Sparta Bypass has been completed as of October 20, 2014. Striping and Pavement Markings progress. Asphalt Plug Joints on Bridge K-03 are scheduled to be installed tomorrow October 24, 2014.

(10/3/2014) Project Notice - County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive, Retaining Wall - Utility Relocation Work - Road Closures

Advanced Notice - Utility Relocation Work and Daily Road Closures
County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive
Hopatcong Borough

Attached is a project notice for the upcoming Utility Relocation Work to be completed in support of the Sussex County Route 607, a.k.a. Maxim Drive, Retaining Wall Replacement Project currently under design.

Important Information:

  • Utility relocation work is expected to begin on or about October 16, 2014.
  • The work will include Daily Closures of CR 607 between 8:30 am and 2:10 pm.
  • This work is being completed in advance of the Retaining Wall Replacement. The wall replacement is not expected to begin until the summer of 2015.
  • A detour will be posted by the County during the closure(s).
  • Refer to the attached public notice for additional project information.

(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.

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.

(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.

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

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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