Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Morris County will be undertaking two railroad grade crossing projects along the Dover & Rockaway Railroad in Dover next week.

According to Erik DeLine, senior planner in the Morris County Division of Transportation, Warren Street will be closed between Bassett Highway and West Clinton Street on or about Tuesday, Jan. 10, weather dependent, starting at 7 a.m. for approximately 48 hours.

During active construction, the sidewalks across the Dover & Rockaway Railroad will be closed to pedestrian traffic, DeLine said.

Then, on or about Thursday, Jan. 12, weather dependent, North Sussex Street will be closed between Bassett Highway and West Clinton Street starting at 7 a.m. for approximately 48 hours.

The sidewalks across the Dover & Rockaway Railroad will be closed to pedestrian traffic during active construction in this area.

DeLine said the work is necessary to improve the safety and condition of the crossings and roadways.

Detour plans are online at www.MorrisDOT.org. DeLine said anyone having any questions about the projects may contact Morris County Division of Transportation at (973) 829-8101.