Road Work Updates

UPCOMING COUNTY ROADWAY / BRIDGE PROJECTS

Resurfacing and Safety Improvements to Main Street (CR 553A) from the Intersection of Breakneck Road/Center Street (CR 603) to Chestnut Branch Park in the Township of Mantua.
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State, Inc. to complete the resurfacing and safety improvements to Main Street (CR 553A) from the intersection of Breakneck Road/Center Street (CR 603) to Chestnut Branch Park in the Township of Mantua. Work will begin on Wednesday 4/15/2020 utilizing alternating traffic to complete drainage and curb work.
Beginning Monday 4/20/2020 a full closure of Main St from Chestnut Branch Park to Breakneck Rd. will be in effect to complete milling, concrete base removal and final paving. The road will be open to residents and businesses within the limits. The closure is anticipated being in place for 3 weeks, weather permitting. Hours of work will be from 7:00 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday. Please follow the posted detour. 
Surface paving on the project will begin on Monday May 11. The intersection of Main St, Breakneck Rd. and Center St will be paved utilizing a detour. A detour will be implemented Monday 5/11 between 6:30am -12pm and Tuesday 5/12  between 12pm -5 pm  to complete this work.

Resurfacing and Safety Improvements to Blackwood Barnsboro Road (CR 603) From Egg Harbor Road (CR 630) to Hampshire Avenue, and Woodbury Turnersville Road (CR 621) Between Branchwood Drive and Farrier Avenue in the Townships of Washington and Deptford.
The County of Gloucester has Contracted JPC Group, Inc. to complete the r
esurfacing and safety improvements to Blackwood Barnsboro Road (CR 603) from Egg Harbor Road (CR 630) to Hampshire Avenue, and Woodbury Turnersville Road (CR 621) between Branchwood Drive and Farrier Avenue in the Townships of Washington and Deptford. Work is scheduled to begin on or about April 13, 2020 and is anticipated to be completed within 5 months, weather permitting. Please be aware of changing traffic conditions during this time.
A detour will be implemented for roadway/utility work on Egg Harbor Road(CR 630) associated with the above referenced project. The closure will begin on 4/27 and will be in place for two weeks weather permitting. The limits of the closure are from Ronald Lane to Blackwood Barnsboro Rd. The detour will utilize County House Rd and Rt 47. Local Traffic will be permitted on Egg Harbor Road up to Ronald Lane .

Reconstruction of Bridge 5-B-5 on Oldmans Creek Road (CR 602) Over Indian Branch
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State, Inc. to complete the reconstruction of Bridge 5-B-5 on Oldmans Creek Road (CR 602) over Indian Branch. Work will begin on or about March 2, 2020 and will include a full closure at the bridge for the duration of the project. A detour will be implemented which will close Oldmans Creek Road from Auburn Road (CR 551), to Township Line Road. The detour may be in effect through July, weather permitting. Please follow the posted detour. Residents within the closure will have access to their properties at all times.

Construction of Ellis Mill Road/Route US 322 Connector Road, CR 641 SPUR in the Township of Harrison and Borough of Glassboro.
On December 4, 2019 the County of Gloucester began construction on the first phase of a new roadway between US Route 322, Mullica Hill Road and County Route 641, Ellis Mill Road in the Township of Harrison and the Borough of Glassboro. The new County roadway, County Route 641 SPUR will be an extension of the existing roadway at the new Inspira Hospital site in Harrison Township near the Route 55 interchange, and will connect to Dr. Leo McCabe Boulevard, formerly known as Acorn Drive in the Borough of Glassboro. The first phase of the project will extend the portion of existing roadway by the hospital to an area along Route 55 to the Harrison Township/Glassboro Border. No access will be available through to the Borough of Glassboro's existing public streets in the first phase of the project and will not directly impact any existing residences and businesses other than Inspira Hospital and Rowan University's athletic fields. A future phase will make the connection to Dr. Leo McCabe Blvd. (Acorn) and Ellis Mill Road. The contractor for the project is R.E. Pierson Construction and will be completed in approximately 7 months, weather permitting.

Monroe/Washington Township Bicycle Connector in the Townships of Washington and Monroe, Gloucester County.
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State, Inc. to complete the construction of approximately 8 miles of on and off-road bikeway and multi-purpose trail in Washington and Monroe Townships. The project will connect Bunker Hill School to Washington Lake Park/Atkinson Park to the north, and the existing Gloucester County Multi-Purpose Trail at Fries Mill Road (CR 655) in Monroe to the south. Work will include the installation of rapid flashing beacons, one pair at the new crossing of Greentree Road (CR 651) into Washington Lake Park, and another pair at the existing crossing of the Gloucester County Multi-Purpose Trail with Fries Mill Road (CR 655). 

The above projects scheduled are weather sensitive and dates may change due to rain / snow in the forecast.

For questions on the projects please contact the Engineering Department at 856-307-6600. STATE PROJECT INFORMATION The New Jersey Department of Transportation current project along Route 295/42/I-76 Direct Connect Project in Bellmawr, Mt. Ephraim Boroughs and Gloucester City.  For questions please call Kimberly Nance, Community Relations Manager, Office of Community Relations (609) 530-2110.