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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) 


(9/19/2016) Sussex County Bridge V-15 Repairs - Sand Hill Road - Vernon Township

Attached is a project notice for the above referenced project. Please be advised that as of this morning, Bridge V-15, carrying Sand Hill Road, has been closed to traffic and Construction has started on the bridge repairs. Sand Hill Road will be closed to through traffic at the bridge for the duration of construction, which is anticipated to last for 2-4 weeks. Access to adjacent homes, businesses, and schools will be maintained. Throughout the duration of construction a posted detour via Drew Road, CR-517 (McAfee Glenwood Road) and McPeek Road will be in place to advise motorists unfamiliar with the area.


(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.


(9/7/2016) Project Update Notice: Sussex County 2015 HRRRP

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

Attached is an updated project notice for the above referenced project. Preparation of CR 653 for the placement of micro surfacing has been progressing. Epoxy traffic stripe removal and placement of temporary lines has been completed. Crack sealing is almost completed. Weather permitting, the Micro Surfacing is anticipated to begin on Monday September 12, 2016 at 7:00 a.m.


(9/7/2016) Project Completion Notice: 2016 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program

Please find attached the Completion Notice for the 2016 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program.


(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.


(8/31/2016) Reconstruction and Realignment of Sussex County Bridge X-09 CR 565 Wantage Township

Bridge X-09, County Route 565 over the Papakating Creek. A design contract for the referenced project was awarded to Cherry, Weber & Associates of Freehold, NJ, on November 24, 2015. The proposed bridge will be widened to accommodate two 11' travel lanes with 4' shoulders on an improved approach roadway alignment. The preliminary design work has been completed and development of construction plans is in progress. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project. A project location map is included.


(8/29/2016) Project Update Notice: 2016 Sussex County Striping Program

Attached is an update notice for the 2016 Sussex County Striping Program. Latex striping is almost completed. Epoxy striping began on August 22nd and is currently active on CR 515 in Vernon Township. An effort will continue to be made to work from the northern part of the County southbound. Please see the attached public notice for additional information.


(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.


(8/16/2016) 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.

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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