Old Bridge Township

Middlesex County, NJ

1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Phone: 732-721-5600     Fax: 732-607-7900

Notices

11/30/2018 - Construction Update: NJDOT Rt 18 Rues Ln to Texas Rd

CONSTRUCTION WORK UPDATE

NJDOT Route 18 from Rues Lane to Texas Road


NJDOT  is continuing the Route 18 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, from Rues Lane (East Brunswick) to Texas Road (Marlboro Township), which will include, but not be limited to, fiber cable install, guide rail installation, concrete curb, handicap ramps, road reconstruction, and milling and paving beginning on /or about Monday, July 30, 2018.  
 
More recently the work has included the removal of large diameter trees within the median area south of the County Route 527/ 516  interchange. While the NJDOT has a policy for the reforestation of trees that are remove on construction projects, the trees within the Route 18 project in the median, are considered a safety hazard for the motoring public.  This is according to NJDOT design standards for “clear zone” which is required a certain distance from the roadway where there are no obstructions, should a car leaves the roadway.  The trees currently within the Route 18 median have been hit by vehicles in the past and unfortunately had to be removed.
 
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