Van Dyke Road (Bridge No. 234.1)
On or about Monday, April 28, 2014, bridge repairs are scheduled to commence on the Van Dyke Road Bridge (#234.1). Anticipated duration of this project is approximately three (3) months, weather permitting and will be completed by in-house personnel.
During this time, it will be necessary to close the bridge to all traffic on a 24/7 basis. Mercer County will install signs advising motorists of upcoming bridge repairs and detours. Eastbound traffic will be directed to travel Stony Brook Road north from Van Dyke Road to right onto Eastbound Mountain Church Road, right onto Southbound Hopewell Wertsville Road, right onto Featherbed Lane to left onto Van Dyke Road. Motorists traveling northbound will travel the same route conversely.
Bear Tavern Road
On or about Monday, April 7, 2014, milling and resurfacing work will begin on Bear Tavern Road from Pleasant Valley-Harbourton Road to Pennington-Harbourton Road. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ten (10) working days, weather permitting. During construction, this section of Bear Tavern Road will be closed to through traffic from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays only. However, emergency access and access for businesses and residents within the work area would be permitted during this time. Motorists traveling northbound will be directed to travel Bear Tavern Road (at Pennington-Harbourton Road), left onto Pleasant Valley Road, right onto Pleasant Valley-Harbourton Road to Bear Tavern Road. Southbound Bear Tavern Road traffic will follow the same route conversely.
Bridge No. 860.1, Millstone Road over the Millstone River
Mercer County together with Middlesex County is moving forward with the plans to replace Bridge No. 860.1, which carries Millstone Road over the Millstone River. The contract was awarded to Marbro Construction on September 12, 2013. The project is anticipated to start December 9, 2013, with an anticipated completion time of approximately six (6) months, weather permitting.
During this time, Millstone Road at the bridge would need to be completely closed and it will be necessary to detour traffic. Motorists will be directed to use Old Trenton Road, Southfield Drive/Nostrand Drive and Cranbury Neck Road. Millstone Road/John White Road will be open to local traffic up to the construction site. Project notification signs will be installed in the vicinity of the construction one (1) week prior to commencement of construction.