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December 1998
12/30/98 State to offer bus safety refresher courses in Atlantic City

12/17/98 Weinstein confirmed as Transportation Commissioner

12/11/98 Whitman submitted Weinstein for commissioner of the NJDOT

November 1998
11/12/98 NJDOT plans for Thanksgiving holiday traffic

11/12/98 State officials celebrate availability of E-ZPass on Atlantic City Expressway

11/4/98 Statement of Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on Tri-State and NJPIRG press conference

11/4/98 MVS inspection stations will be open for longer

October 1998
10/30/98 MVS inspection stations will be closed Saturday

10/28/98 Coalition for Clean Air formed, announces its support for enhanced emissions testing

10/27/98 Media advisory - press conference for The Coalition for Clean Air

10/22/98 Whitman announces November 30th end of HOV lanes

10/19/98 Ground broken for Route 4 and 17 Interchange project

10/8/98 Half-year results for truck emissions testing program

10/2/98 Preparatory work for Route 4 and 17 Interchange to begin

September 1998
9/30/98 2-year vehicle inspection cycle begins

9/28/98 Vehicle inspection requirements changing on October 1

9/28/98 Route 4 and 17 Interchange project awarded

9/11/98 New Jersey proclaims September as Ridesharing Month

9/11/98 Statement by DOT Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on HOV lanes

9/11/98 State gets Tidelands approval for Atlantic City/Brigantine Connector project

9/10/98 Route 4 and 17 bids opened

9/3/98 NJDOT suspends construction for Labor Day weekend

August 1998
8/26/98 Statement by DOT Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on HOV lanes

8/26/98 DMV inspection revisions begin September 1

8/26/98 Commissioner Haley directs NJDOT to perform safety review of Route 31

8/26/98 Haley announces special Task Force for the Route 4 & 17 Interchange reconstruction

8/26/98 Route 4 and 17 project plans advertised for bids

8/10/98 NJDOT employees donate clothing and money to Florida DOT worker

8/7/98 DMV announces changes to inspection process

July 1998
7/30/98 Statement by DOT on Assembly Resolution 114

7/28/98 NJDOT awards grants to Urban Youth Corps programs

7/24/98 NJDOT launches new website to help commuters

7/24/98 NJDOT announces highway beautification project South Jersey

7/15/98 Army Corps approves permit for A.C./Brigantine Connector project

7/6/98 Treasurer announces intent to award bid on enhanched motor vehicle inspections project

7/1/98 NJDOT suspends construction for July 4th holiday weekend

7/1/98 New diesel emissions testing program begins

7/1/98 DMV holiday schedule

June 1998
6/18/98 Traffic Incident Management Plan unveiled

6/12/98 EPA delays start of two-year vehicle inspections

May 1998
5/21/98 NJDOT suspends construction for Memorial Day weekend

5/15/98 NJDOT to readopt regulations on utility use of  rights-of-way

5/15/98 Repairs to start on Route 36 bridge over the Shrewsbury River

5/6/98 Boy Scouts to pick up litter on Route 31

April 1998
4/30/98 $1.5 million in pedestrian safety grants announced

4/27/98 Haley dedicates SNJLRTS community information office

4/23/98 South Jersey Light Rail office to be dedicated on Monday

4/15/98 NJDOT publishes list of roads to go to 65 mph

4/14/98 Draft fiscal year 1999 program submitted to legislature

4/14/98 Haley opens South Jersey light rail office in Riverside

4/6/98 New color 2-year inspection stickers to be issued

4/1/98 Statement by Transportation Commissioner John J. Haley Jr. on house approval of ‘BESTEA’

March 1998
3/31/98 Statement from Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on the results of the NJ State Police counterfeit driver license investigation

3/26/98 NASTO ‘98: Technology Taking Transportation into the Next Century

3/24/98 Discover N.J. History license plate to be unveiled

3/12/98 Statement by Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on Senate approval of ISTEA measure (S.1173)

3/12/98 NJDOT to announce "Smart Moves for Business"

3/11/98 Agreement on E-ZPass program contract reached

3/10/98 Transportation Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. will announce the signing of the E-ZPass project contract

3/5/98 NJDOT awards first contract for use of fuel cell technology

February 1998
2/24/98 Baymen’s Heritage license plate to be unveiled

2/23/98 New Division of Motor Vehicles website

2/20/98 Statement of Commissioner John J. Haley, Jr. on the Morgan Boulevard bridge in Camden

2/17/98 NJDOT to readopt rules on aeronautics licensing and enforcement

2/9/98 New Jersey to equip public sector trucks and school buses with catalytic converters

2/7/98 Whitman and Haley announce New Jersey supports Conrail/CSX/Norfolk Southern merger

2/5/98 NJDOT celebrates Black History month

2/2/98 NJDOT to readopt rules on rail freight and soil erosion

2/2/98 NJDOT proposes rules to allow for charitable solicitations along State roads

January 1998
1/27/98 NJDOT to re-adopt regulations governing traffic controls

 
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