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Posted Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Littleton Road Project in Parsippany Heading Towards Completion

West Dewey Ave signA flurry of county road projects are underway across Morris County, with pre-paving construction work starting this week on Dover Chester Road and North Road in Randolph and Chester townships, and East and West Dewey Road in Wharton, and the Boulevard in Pequannock.

Paving is ongoing on South Morris Street in Dover, is nearing completion on Littleton Road in Parsippany, and should start soon on Comly Road in Lincoln Park. Line painting on South Street and Woodland Avenue in Morris Township should be completed this week –weather permitting.

In addition, bids should be awarded soon for resurfacing of a portion of North Passaic Avenue in Chatham Borough and Florham Park, and the bid process will start in the next two weeks on the Dover-Rockaway Road project in Rockaway Township and New Vernon Road in Long Hill.

These projects are 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 closures and detours will be signed and coordinated with the local police. Hours of work also are coordinated with each municipality to best meet the needs of their residents.

North Road sign“We are working hard to get these projects done as quickly as possible, so we can ensure the high quality of county roads in Morris County,’’ said Freeholder Stephen Shaw. “We continue to work closely with affected towns and their police to handle traffic flow, detours and work hours, and we ask residents to be patient as we 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.

Motorists should expect delays. Bicyclists are urged to seek alternate routes.

Current Projects:

  • 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
  • Dover, South Morris Street:
    0.9 miles from Route 46 to Millbrook Avenue.
    Contractor: AJM Contractors of Clifton
    Bid price: $510,961.
  • 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
  • Parsippany, Littleton Road:
    1.7-miles from Route 10 to Crestview Drive
    Contractor: Schifano Construction of Middlesex
    Bid Price: $1,039,948.
  • 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

Upcoming Projects:

  • Highview Avenue, Hanover Twp.:
    0.2-miles to East Hanover Avenue.
    Contractor: AJM Contractors of Clifton
    Bid Price: $124,359
  • Wharton: North Main Street
    0.7 miles from Dewey Avenue to Route 15
    Contractor: Riverview Paving
    Bid Price: $407,290.81

In or Nearing Bid Process:

  • Chatham Borough-Florham Park: North Passaic Avenue
  • Long Hill: New Vernon Road
  • Rockaway Township: Dover-Rockaway Road

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:6-miles, Harter Rd. to Southgate Pkwy.
  • Dover, Randolph, V. Gardens, South Salem Street: 1 miles, E. Blackwell to Rte. 10.