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December 1997
12/12/97 New traffic configuration for Capital Complex set to open December 12

November 1997
11/25/97 Enhanced emissions test lane at Bakers Basin operational

11/25/97 NJDOT plans for Thanksgiving holiday traffic

11/24/97 Enhanced emissions testing demonstration project at Bakers Basin inspection station officially opens on Monday, November 24

11/21/97 Enhanced emissions testing demonstration project at Bakers Basin inspection officially opens on Monday, November 24

11/18/97 NJDOT prepared for winter season

11/17/97 Governor Whitman and Commissioner Haley evaluate NJDOT’s winter forces

11/11/97 I-287 lane closures scheduled for Sunday

October 1997
10/30/97 Governor Whitman announces NJDOT to award $14.2 million in transportation enhancement grants

10/30/97 $12.75 million awarded in second round of FY98 Local Aid grants

10/30/97 NJDOT awards $1.7 million to South Jersey Port Corporation

10/27/97 NJDOT intends to "scope" Route 1 widening project through South Brunswick

10/24/97 Local officials to announce that the NJDOT intends to move a Route 1 widening project through the Township of South Brunswick to the next phase

10/8/97 Officials to announce that the NJDOT intends to move a Route 1 widening project through the Township of South Brunswick to the next phase

10/8/97 DOT TOT celebrates 10th anniversary

10/3/97 Matheussen and Haley announce actions to address Gloucester County's transportation needs

September 1997
9/19/97 Route 552 bridge re-opened

9/15/97 Route 73 "S" curve work to start

9/9/97 Public hearing set on bus fares

July 1997
7/31/97 New weekend contact number for NJDOT press office

7/24/97 Amended RFP sent to enhanced Motor Vehicle inspection and maintenance program bidders

7/8/97 Bids received on A.C./Brigantine Connector project

7/7/97 Enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program bidding extended to August 15

7/2/97 NJDOT suspends construction for July 4th weekend

7/1/97

Commissioner Haley will explain how NJDOT makes the summer travel season safer and easier for motorists

7/1/97 Higginsville Road bridge opened on schedule

June 1997
6/27/97 Haley cuts ribbon for Higginsville Road Bridge

6/26/97 NJDOT to propose rules to establish "Smart Moves" program

6/23/97 NJDOT to readopt rules on issuance of permits

6/18/97 $7.8 million awarded in second round of FY97 municipal aid grants

6/16/97 Haley vows continued fight against litter

6/12/97 Haley joins litter pick up on Route 34 in Wall Township

6/6/97 Haley says NJDOT will replace Higginsville Road Bridge; Conrail to pay all costs

6/5/97 Haley solicits help of public to catch hit-and-run driver

6/5/97 Haley vows continued fight against litter

6/4/97 NJDOT Commissioner’s Office to pick up litter on Route 29

6/2/97 Haley promises Higginsville Road Bridge replacement will be expedited

May 1997
5/28/97 NJDOT moves to next phase of Route 1 widening project

5/21/97 NJDOT suspends construction for Memorial Day weekend

5/21/97 NJDOT suspends construction for Memorial Day weekend on Route 55/47

5/19/97 NJDOT unveils Project: Power Commute

5/16/97 Electric car demonstration project for employees to carpool from train station to work to be unveiled in Morristown

5/13/97 Route 561 replacement bridge to open to traffic

5/8/97 1997 New Jersey Aviation Conference "Aviation Means Business -- For You"

5/5/97 NJDOT and TMAs want you to "Share the Road"

April 1997
4/24/97 NJDOT announces appointment of Bicycle-Pedestrian Advocate

4/22/97 Commissioner Haley targets litter

4/4/97 Bid packages released on A.C./Brigantine Connector project

4/2/97 NJDOT and Bergen County move ahead to improve access from GSP to Route 80 East

4/1/97 $1.8 billion proposed

4/1/97 Officials from NJDOT announce Local Aid Program that will improve access from the Garden State Parkway to Route 80 Eastbound

March 1997
3/24/97 Whitman and Haley praise state legislature for action on electronic toll legislation

3/20/97 Commissioner Haley testifies before senate sub-committee on proposed Conrail/CSX/Norfolk Southern merger

February 1997
2/26/97 State opens bidding process for enhanced inspection and maintenance system

2/25/97 NJDOT to install new speed limit signs on Routes 206 and 31

2/11/97 NJDOT awards $1.3 million in FY97 local aid to Warren County municipalities

2/11/97 NJDOT awards $2.1 million in FY97 municipal aid to Morris County

2/11/97 NJDOT awards $1 million to Morristown for airport improvements

2/10/97 NJDOT awards $1.6 million in FY97 municipal aid to Sussex County municipalities

2/10/97 NJDOT awards grant to Morris County Park Commission

2/4/97 NJDOT congratulates TMA's for award winning poster series

2/3/97 NJDOT honors Tuskegee Airmen

 
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