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Posted Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Expect Work on Roads in Dover, Morris Township, Parsippany – and Soon in Chatham

Paving crews are working this week on a 1.7-mile stretch of Comly Road/Ryerson Road in Lincoln Park and Pequannock, one of several projects underway as part of Morris County’s 2019 countywide road resurfacing effort that has targeted some 30 miles of the county’s vital road network for improvements this year.Road work sign

Milling and paving soon will start on South Morris Street in Dover; paving and striping should be completed shortly on South Street in Morris Township; and pre-paving concrete work continues on a 1.7-mile section of Littleton Road in Parsippany, from Route 10 to the Parsippany Road area.

In addition, the county plans to go out to bid in early June on a resurfacing project for North Passaic Avenue in Chatham Borough and Florham Park.

Road closures and detours will be signed and coordinated with the local police. Work hours are coordinated with each municipality. Motorists should expect delays. Bicyclists are urged to seek alternate routes.

“We are working closely with the affected towns and their police to handle traffic flow and needed detours, trying to get the work done as quickly as possible to minimize inconvenience to our residents,’’ said Freeholder Stephen Shaw. “We ask residents to be a bit patient as we try to get this work done for you.’’

To see the complete list of scheduled 2019 county paving projects, visit:

The county work is in addition to local and state road-improvement projects.

Morris County Road Resurfacing Underway in Lincoln Park and PequannockMorris County Road Resurfacing Underway in Lincoln Park and Pequannock


Current Resurfacing Projects:

  • Lincoln Park-Pequannock, Comly Road/Ryerson Road:

1.7-miles from Main Street in Lincoln Park to the Boulevard in Pequannock

Contractor: J.A. Alexander of Bloomfield

Bid Price: $744,901


  • Morris Township-Morristown:

1.2-miles from Madison Avenue to Blackberry Lane

Contractor: Schifano Construction of Middlesex

Bid Price: $550,142


Upcoming Resurfacing Projects

  • Dover, South Morris Street:

0.9 miles from Route 46 to Millbrook Avenue.

Contractor: AJM Contractors of Clifton

Bid price: $510,961.


  • Parsippany, Littleton Road:

1.7-miles from Route 10 to Crestview Drive

Contractor: Schifano Construction of Middlesex

Bid Price: $1,039,948.


  • Highview Avenue, Hanover Twp.:

0.2-miles to East Hanover Avenue.

Contractor: AJM Contractors of Clifton

Bid Price: $124,359


  • Chester Twp. and Randolph: North Road/Dover Chester Road

4.4 miles from #182 North Road to Sussex Turnpike

Contractor: Tilcon NY

Bid Price: $1,526,000.00


  • Pequannock: The Boulevard

1.3 miles from Cooper Road to Route 23

Contractor: Riverview Paving

Bid Price: $689,709.71


  • Wharton: West and East Dewey Avenue

0.89 miles from W Central Avenue to Wharton Rail Trail

Contractor: Riverview Paving

Bid Price: $695,654.81


  • Wharton: North Main Street

0.7 miles from Dewey Avenue to Route 15

Contractor: Riverview Paving

Bid Price: $407,290.81


Completed Projects:

  • Boonton Twp., Powerville Road: 2-miles, Valley Rd. to Rockaway Valley Rd.
  • Lincoln Park, Boonton Turnpike: 1-miles, Main Street to the Wayne border
  • Roxbury, Mt. Arlington Blvd.: Half-mile, Landing Rd. to Laurie Rd.
  • Harding-Morris Twp., James Street: 0.6-miles, Harter Rd. to Southgate Pkwy.
  • Dover, Randolph, V. Gardens, South Salem Street: 1 miles, E. Blackwell to Rte. 10.