Morris County Board of Freeholders has announced the 2018 list of county road
paving projects that will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at
a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s continuing policy of maintaining and improving the county’s high quality road network.
of county roads scheduled for paving in 2018 are located in Butler, Chatham Borough, Dover, Florham Park, Hanover, Jefferson, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, and Madison.
is also set for roads in Mendham Township, Mine Hill, Montville, Morris Township, Morristown, Netcong, Parsippany, Pequannock, Randolph, Rockaway
Borough, Rockaway Township, Roxbury, Washington Township, and Wharton.
The county also has targeted two major
intersections for paving, including the county’s busiest intersection at Columbia Turnpike and Park Avenue in Hanover and Morris townships, plus the Myrtle Avenue and Wootton Street intersection in Boonton.
county work is in addition to any local or state road-improvement projects.
of the more extensive work will include portions of Boonton Turnpike in
Lincoln Park, Mt. Arlington Boulevard in Roxbury, East Mill Road in Washington
Township, Littleton Road in Parsippany, Jacksonville Road in Pequannock, West
Dewey Avenue in Roxbury and Jefferson, South Morris Street in Dover, Boulevard
in Pequannock, and South Street in Morristown.
For 2018, the freeholders have allocated $1.1
million in the county’s capital budget for paving, combined with nearly $7.9 million in anticipated state funding to finance paving projects.
“It is extremely important to properly maintain our county road network in a first-rate county like Morris County,’’ said Freeholder John Cesaro, the county governing board’s liaison on
public works and roads.
our infrastructure is vital to our residents, visitors, medical and educational
institutions, and businesses, and is a key factor in our high quality of life.’’
To see the complete list of currently scheduled 2018 county paving projects, visit:
Freeholders over the past five years have made the maintenance of the county’s 287-mile road network a priority
issue. To expedite projects, the freeholders over the past few years have
approved short-term financing to allow the county to bid projects early in the
season and move full-speed-ahead during the spring and summer on a full slate
of road repaving.
Roads that will be done in Montville Township are as follows: