Bergen Arches Study
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New Jersey Department of Transportation would like to
welcome you to the official site for the Bergen Arches
Study. Your input is key to the success of the study.
Please take a few moments to read about this project
and fill out our on-line user survey. We encourage you
to visit the site periodically for project updates and
project meeting notices.
Bergen Arches right-of-way is an abandoned railroad
corridor just less than a mile long that cuts through
the Palisades in highly developed Jersey City, New Jersey.
Trains last used it over 30 years ago. The Bergen Arches
runs parallel to Rt. 139 between J.F. Kennedy Boulevard
near Tonnelle Avenue to the west, and Palisades Avenue on
the east. The
lie in an area
that is rich
the PATH subway
lines and yards.
is to determine
the best use
or uses for
This "best use" must
serve the area's
from a construction
and be supported
by the community.