Road Work Updates


UPCOMING COUNTY ROADWAY / BRIDGE PROJECTS

Paving and Drainage Improvements to the Intersection of Center Street (CR 603) and New Street (CR 629) in the Township of Mantua
The County of Gloucester in connection with South State, Inc. will be completing the Paving and Drainage Improvements to the Intersection of Center Street (CR 603) and New Street (CR 629) in the Township of Mantua. The project will consist of milling a portion of the road down to the existing roadway under the asphalt paving and in the transition areas as needed.  The road will then be paved to create a super-elevated curve through the intersection with 2 inches of a new asphalt surface course. Several new drainage inlets will be installed at the intersection.  Existing drainage inlets will be reset to match the new grades. Driveway aprons will also be replaced to accommodate the changes in elevation of the road. Drainage work will begin on or about Monday, November 2, 2020 with milling and paving the following week, weather permitting. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 Am through 5:00 PM.  The roadway will be detoured but will allow access to driveways. One-directional traffic will be utilized if possible during the milling and paving. Please use caution while traveling through the work zone. 

Storm Pipe Replacement Project on Good Intent Road (CR 534) in the Township of Deptford
The County of Gloucester has contracted JPC Group, Inc. to perform the Storm Pipe Replacement on Good Intent Road (CR 534) West of Longwood Avenue. The project will consist of the removal of the asphalt shoulder and the replacement of approximately 420 feet of the existing 30" corrugated metal storm pipe with 30" high density polyethylene pipe. The project will begin on or about
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 and is anticipated to be complete in 5 days, weather permitting. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 Am through 4:00 PM. The roadway will be detoured during the project but will allow access to driveways. East bound one directional traffic will be utilized when possible. Please follow the posted detour and use caution while traveling through the work zone.

Resurfacing of Clayton-Williamstown Road (CR 610) from Fries Mill Road (CR 655) to Tuckahoe Road (CR 555) in the Townships of Franklin, Monroe, and the Borough of Clayton
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State, Inc. to complete the Resurfacing of Clayton-Williamstown Road (CR 610). Construction will consist of concrete curbs, ADA ramp installation, drainage improvements, milling and paving along with reconstruction of pavement, designated bike lanes, guiderail installation and a rapid flashing beacon pedestrian crossing at Wilson Lake Park. Some work will be performed with detours/alternating traffic. Please be aware of the changing traffic control; follow the posted detour when the condition exists. The project will start on or about September 28, 2020 and is anticipated being completed in November, weather permitting. Hours of work will be from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Please be advised that emergency services, mail delivery, trash removal etc. will continue throughout any traffic pattern changes. Paving work is scheduled to begin on or about November 19, 2020. Work is anticipated to take one week to complete. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 AM-5:00 PM. During this time a one-way detour will be utilized. Please follow the posted signs. Please do not park on the road during working hours.


Resurfacing and Safety Improvements to Franklinville Road (CR 538) from S.R. 45 Woodstown Road to S.R. 77 Bridgeton Pike in the Townships of South Harrison and Elk 
The work on Franklinville Road (CR 538) will include the variable depth milling and paving of the road with 2” of Hot Mix Asphalt Surface Course.  Base repairs in the road will also be performed as needed, along with the installation of super-elevated horizontal curves where required.  All driveway aprons will be replaced.  Guiderail shall be replaced and or reset to meet the current requirements.  The bridge east of Commissioners Road will have a 10” concrete Bridge deck installed along with new parapet walls.  Structural concrete repairs will also be performed as needed.  This bridge work will require a road detour.  Details of the detour will be provided on a later date.  Storm drainage improvements will be performed, which will include the installation of new storm pipe and structures, along with the replacement of some of the existing storm pipe and inlets.  All roadway markings shall be re-established and upgraded to current standards. All roadway signs shall be removed and replaced as well. This project will be completed using NJDOT State Aid Funds, and should be completed within 90 days. 
RE Pierson Construction will be starting the above reference project on Tuesday, September 8th
The bridge work will require the detour of CR 538 between SR 77 and Commissioners Road, via Fislerville Road.  The detour route will be posted with signs and message boards.  Residents living along CR 538 within the closure will have access to their homes from SR 77 throughout the project.  Access from Commissioners Road will not be available until the bridge work has been completed. The overall project will last 3 months, but we anticipate that the detour will be in place until the end of October. 

Construction of Ellis Mill Road/Route US 322 Connector Road, CR 641 SPUR in the Township of Harrison and Borough of Glassboro, Phase II
The County of Gloucester has contracted South State Inc. to complete the final phase of construction of the Rowan/Ellis Mill Road/ US 322 Connector. The work shall include the extension of the recently constructed road section near Inspira Hospital to the existing roadway of Dr. Leo McCabe Boulevard.  The existing roadway section of Dr. Leo McCabe Boulevard will be milled and overlaid to Ellis Mill Road (CR641). This existing intersection at Ellis Mill Road will be signalized as part of the project. The intersections with Texas Avenue, Kentucky Ave and Peace Lane will be improved and remain unsignalized. Work will begin on or about Monday June 29 and will entail clearing and drainage work in the new roadway alignment. As work progresses into the existing roadway of Dr. Leo McCabe Boulevard and Ellis Mill, detours and lanes shifts will be utilized to support this construction. Additional notices will be provided when detours are occurring. This is a 6 month project and will be completed by the end of the year, weather permitting.

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for project map.


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 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. Work began in April 2020 and is anticipated to be completed within 5 months, weather permitting. Please be aware of changing traffic conditions during this time.
The new signalized intersection Egg Harbor Road/ Blackwood Barnsboro Road is scheduled to be turned on to a fully actuated mode (from flash) on or about Thursday August 20th.  Traffic will be also routed to a new alignment on Blackwood-Barnsboro Road after the activation of the traffic signal.  Please be careful when traveling through the new traffic pattern.

Neighbors and Travelers, please be advised that Blackwood-Barnsboro Road will be closed to through traffic from Primrose Drive to the Millstream Apartment complex on Wednesday morning (9/30/2020) from 7:00am to 9:00am. Access for emergency response vehicles will be maintained during this time. Access to all residences and businesses will also be maintained. Please be aware of the changed traffic conditions during this time.

Please click here for project paving scheduled for the week of September 14, 2020. 


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 began in March 2020 and was completed on time, and under budget on August 28, 2020. The roadway is now open.

FUTURE PROJECTS CURRENTLY UNDER DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT 

Resurfacing and Safety Improvements to the Cross Keys By-Pass (CR689) and Hurffville-Cross Keys Road (CR654) in Washington Township
This project involves the resurfacing two non-contiguous roadway projects.  The first involves the section of  CR689 from Jenna Way to Route 42 along the Cross Keys By-Pass along with the contiguous portion Hurffville-Cross Keys Road (CR654) from the Cross Keys By-Pass to the original Cross Keys intersection at Tuckahoe Road (CR555).  The second involves a section of Hurffville-Cross Keys Road (CR654) from Fries Mill Road (CR655) to Egg Harbor Road (CR630).  These projects will be limited to the milling and resurfacing of the roadways within the existing pavement, restriping to current lane configurations and safety upgrades including ADA handicap ramp  improvements, new signing and raised pavement markers.   The project is designed to improve existing pavement conditions as part of a federal pavement preservation project.  The project is currently in design and is anticipated to be constructed in 2021.

Resurfacing and Safety Improvements of two sections of Fries Mill Road (CR655)
The first section is from State Route 42 through to Hurffville-Cross Keys Road (CR654) in Washington Township and the second section  is from the Gloucester County Multi-Purpose Trail (south of Route US 322) to Clayton-Williamstown Road (CR610) in the Township of Monroe and the Borough of Clayton.    This project will be limited to the milling and resurfacing of the roadways within the existing pavement limits, restriping to current lane configurations and safety upgrades including ADA handicap ramp improvements, new signing and raised pavement markers.   The project is designed to improve existing pavement conditions as part of a federal pavement preservation project.  The project is currently in design and is anticipated to be constructed in 2021.

 Extension of Mantua Boulevard (CR676) to the Rowan Fossil Park
This project involves the construction of a new access road to the Rowan Fossil Park by the extension of Mantua Boulevard (CR676) at Woodbury-Glassboro Road (CR553) through the future site of the Rowan Fossil Park to an existing frontage road along Route 55 in Mantua Township.  The project will create a safe alternative access for the new Rowan Fossil Park and facilitate the development of a museum and learning center on the former Inversand mining site behind the Lowes Shopping Center.  The project is currently in design and is planned for construction in 2021 through 2022.

 Route 55/Deptford Center Road Interchange Project
This concept development project in the Township of Deptford is in the early planning stages involving the extension of Deptford Center Road across the Route 55 interchange to link to Clements Bridge Road (CR544) by means of Greenbrier Court.  The project will evaluate the need for interchange improvements at Deptford Center Road by way of decreasing congestion by improving the Almonesson Road (CR621) intersection with Deptford Center Road, by converting the interchange to permit traffic movements to the west of Route 55, optimizing intersection designs and increasing ramp lengths along Route 55.  The project is being administered by Gloucester County through an agreement with the NJDOT.  As a concept development project, no construction timeline has been established.

 I-295, Interchange 10 Project
This concept development project involves the feasibility of widening the Center Square Road (CR620) overpass at Interchange 10 in Logan Township at the Pureland Industrial Complex.  The project will evaluate alternatives to widen the bridge, construct new ramps and coordinate the traffic signals at the interchange to address safety and congestion along Center Square Road (CR620) and the Interstate 295 ramping and adjoining through lanes.   As a concept development project, no construction timeline has been established.

 Bridgeton Pike, State Route 45 with Mount Royal Road (CR678) Intersection Project
The County of Gloucester through agreement and permit with the NJDOT is currently designing the widening of the Route 45/CR678 intersection in Mantua Township.  The project design will provide for the formal left turn lanes in all directions of travel with widening to increase the operating level of the intersection to acceptable limits.   The project also includes ADA handicap ramp improvements and cutting back the existing curbs to permit for truck movements.  The project is in design with anticipated construction in 2022 upon permit approval from the NJDOT.

Bridgeton Pike, State Route 45 with Mantua Boulevard/Berkley Road (CR632) Intersection Project
The County of Gloucester also through agreement and permit with the NJDOT is currently designing the widening of the Route 45/CR632 intersection in Mantua Township.  The project will better align the opposing direction of Mantua Boulevard/Berkley Road (CR632) to allow for concurrent movements of travel on CR632 thereby increasing the operating level of the intersection to acceptable limits.   Opposing left turn lanes will also be constructed on CR632.  The project also includes ADA handicap ramp improvements and increasing the turning radii to permit for truck movements.  The project is in design with anticipated construction in 2022 upon permit approval from the NJDOT.

Cooper Street CR 706 Bridge / Dam at Almonesson Lake
This Local Concept Development project involves reviewing the feasibility of various improvements to the bridge, dam, and roadway on Cooper Street CR 706 at Almonesson Lake, Bridge 3-K-3.  This project will evaluate alternatives from bridge repairs to replacement and possible widening.  A public information session was held on February 19, 2020.  Evaluation of concepts continues with upcoming meeting planned with the NJDOT & NJDEP.  Construction on this project is tentatively planned for 2023.



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.