East Windsor Township

Old York Road (CR 539)

Due to a delay in our milling and resurfacing schedule, Old York Road (CR 539) from the NJ Turnpike Overpass to Herbert Road will commence on Monday, May 2, 2016. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately fifteen (15) working days, weather permitting.  Construction will occur weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mercer County proposes to complete the milling and resurfacing of Old York Road as follows with each segment completed in their respective phases:

Phase One:  Half width construction from Herbert Road to Sharon Road.  Traffic would be maintained using single lane alternating traffic.

Phase Two:  Full width construction from Sharon Road to Windsor-Perrineville Road.  Old York Road would be completely closed to through traffic and a detour would be in effect.  Motorists would be directed to use Windsor-Perrineville Road, Allens Road, Windsor Road and Sharon Road.  Access would be permitted for local residents and emergency access during construction.

Phase Three:  Half width construction from Windsor-Perrineville Road to the NJ Turnpike Overpass.  Traffic would be maintained using single lane alternating traffic.

Please note, full, unrestricted access would be permitted during non-working hours.

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Ward Street (Structure No. 863.5)

On or about Monday, April 25, 2016 bridge repairs will commence on Mercer County Structure No. 863.5 located on Ward Street between Etra Road and Davidson Road in the Township of East Windsor.  Repairs will consist of repairing the bridge deck.  All work will be completed by in-house work forces.  Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ten (10) working days to complete, weather permitting.  Construction will take place from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays only.   However, Ward Street at the construction site will be closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis until completion of the project. During construction, motorists will be directed to use Etra Road and South Main Street.  Mercer County staff will post signs prior to the start date advising of the pending road closure.

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Ewing Township

Nursery Road (County Route 647)

On or about Wednesday, May 25, 2016, milling and resurfacing work will begin on Nursery Road (CR 647) between Bear Tavern Road and Scotch Road in Ewing Township. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately twenty (20) working days, weather permitting.  Construction will take place from approximately 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, weekdays only.  During this time, Nursery Road will be closed to through traffic.  Motorists will be directed to use Scotch Road, Washington Crossing Road and Jacobs Creek Road.  However, access for emergency vehicles and local residents will be permitted.  The road will be open to normal traffic flow all other times.

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Milling and Resurfacing of Lower Ferry Road (County Route 643)
From Upper Ferry Road to Reed Road

On or about Wednesday, April 6, 2016, milling work will begin on Lower Ferry Road (County Route 643) From Upper Ferry Road to Reed Road, in Ewing Township. Mercer County anticipates that this work will approximately fourteen (14) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 AM Monday through Friday.

Construction will proceed using half-road closures. During this time, shifted while maintaining two (2) lanes of traffic, one (1) lane in each direction. will only be in effect only during hours of construction. Normal traffic all other times.

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Sam Weinroth Road, between the hotel access road and Scotch Road

On or about Monday, April 4, 2016, milling and resurfacing work will begin on Sam Weinroth Road between the hotel access road and Scotch Road in Ewing Township. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately fourteen (14) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Construction will proceed using half road closures.  During this time, traffic will be shifted while maintaining two lanes of traffic, one lane in each direction.  This pattern will only be in effect only during hours of construction.  Normal traffic flow will resume at all other times.

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Hopewell Township

Wargo Road (Structure No. 232.8) over Honey Branch Brook

On or about Monday, May 2, 2016 work will commence on Mercer County Structure No. 232.8, which is located on Wargo Road approximately ½ mile north of Titusville Road. The structure will require rehabilitation of the stone arch, necessitating a full closure of Wargo Road on a 24/7 basis.  All work will be completed by in-house work forces from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays only.  Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ninety (90) days to complete. During this period, a detour will be posted directing motorists to use Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, Darrow Drive, Westcott Boulevard and Bradford Lane.

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Lambertville-Hopewell Road (CR 518)

On or about Monday, April 25, 2016, milling and resurfacing work will begin on Lambertville-Hopewell Road (CR 518) from Harbourton-Rocktown Road to County Line in Hopewell Township.  Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately ten (10) working days, weather permitting, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

During construction, eastbound traffic will be maintained.  However, motorists traveling westbound from Lambertville-Hopewell Road (at Harbourton-Rocktown Road) will be directed to turn right onto Harbouton-Rocktown Road, left onto Rock Road and left onto Harbourton-Mt. Airy Road to Lambertville-Hopewell Road.  Normal traffic would resume during non-working hours.

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Lawrence and Hopewell Townships

Blackwell Road Bridge (Structure No. 5-233.1)
over a Tributary of Stony Brook, Lawrence Township

On or about Monday, April 4, 2016 work will commence on Mercer County Structure No. 5-233.1, which is located on Blackwell Road approximately 1000’ west of Cold Soil Road near the Hunt House access driveway.  The structure will require replacement, necessitating a full closure of Blackwell Road on a 24/7 basis.  All work will be completed by in-house work forces from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weekdays only. Mercer County anticipates that this work will take approximately sixty (60) working days to complete.

During this period, a detour will be posted directing motorists to use Cold Soil Road, Keefe Road, Lawrenceville-Pennington Road and Federal City Road.  Signs will also be installed prior to the start date advising motorists of the upcoming bridge work.  We ask that you or a member of your staff please coordinate and notify affected local residents and businesses, emergency response, school transportation officials and any other pertinent groups, agencies or organizations that may be temporarily inconvenienced due to construction.

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Carter Road (Structure No. 543.7) over Shipetaukin Creek

On or about Monday, April 18, 2016 replacement of Mercer County Structure No. 543.7, which carries Carter Road over Shipetaukin Creek, is expected to commence.  The project site is located approximately 1600¢ west of US Route 206.  The anticipated duration of this project is 135 calendar days.

Although work would take place weekdays from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Carter Road would be completely closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis during construction.  Motorists will be directed to use Rosedale Road to Province Line Road to US Route 206.

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Hamilton Township

South Broad Street (No. 672.4) over Doctors Creek

On or about Monday, February 1, 2016, a bridge replacement project is scheduled to commence on the South Broad Street Bridge (No. 672.4), located between Route US 130 and Groveville-Allentown Road in Hamilton Township. Anticipated duration of this project is 165 calendar days.  Construction would take place from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekdays only.

The existing bridge structure is a two span, concrete encased steel beams supported on piles. The bridge is in serious condition due to the substructure defects that resulted in the bridge categorized as structurally deficient with a sufficiency rating of 49.8 on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the best and 0 being the worst.

During construction, South Broad Street will be closed to through traffic.  Motorists will be directed to Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road and Yardville-Allentown Road.  Simpson & Brown Inc., the contractor for this project will install signs advising motorists of upcoming bridge work and detours.  We ask that you or a member of your staff please advise emergency responders, school transportation officials and any other entities or organizations expected to be impacted by the closure.

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