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Green Ave Reconstruction is scheduled to begin by October 1st by General Contractor Cifelli and Son as a result of public bidding this past summer. The Green Ave Improvements (Shunpike to Woodland) include state funding participation. A pavement mill and overlay will be completed with improved drainage, curb, sidewalk, signage and striping for the entire length. The improvements are permanent and the inconvenience will be temporary. The program has been the subject of multiple public hearings and the construction contract documents are available in the office of the Borough Engineer for review during regular business hours, or on the municipal website, should additional information be desired. Affected residents may expect separate contacts from the General Contractor during the course of the project and he will coordinate with residents in the immediate vicinity of work to minimize inconvenience. Your cooperation is requested during the time of construction to relocate the vehicles you intend to use on days in which the contractor is active in your immediate vicinity. This will minimize interruption of construction work, avoid limiting your entry/exit on certain days and allow the contractor to finish as soon as possible. Parking restrictions will be enforced by the Police Department during construction if vehicles impede construction progress. Pedestrians will be encouraged to reroute clear of the construction zone and sections of road may be closed to preserve safety for the public. Overnight parking enforcement may be waived by the Police Department in areas where driveway access is temporarily blocked (we anticipate affected driveway access restored within several days). Specific advance construction or scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer. The Police Department can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. Finally, improving your infrastructure is important to the Borough. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION !
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Due to the final phase of the water main construction project on Ridgedale Avenue, and a required connection on Park Avenue, two nights are required for construction at the Park/Ridgedale intersection to alleviate traffic concerns on Park Ave. Ridgedale Avenue between Walnut Street and Park Avenue will be closed and only accessible to local traffic. Park Ave traffic will be maintained where possible.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Due to a water main construction project on Ridgedale Avenue running behind schedule, a regional detour plan has been designed for the month of September which will affect those traveling to the High School and the Central Avenue School. Ridgedale Avenue between Burnet Road and Park Avenue will be closed and only accessible to local traffic. High School Parents/Students: Expect detours in the area. Travel to the High School by using Central Avenue or Burnet Road. The area of the High School will not be occupied by the water main contractor after the opening of school, however the County of Morris may perform a two day paving project on Ridgedale Avenue (north of Central Avenue) within the next 60 days (exact date unknown). Central Avenue School Parents: Expect detours in the area. Access to Walnut Street will be severely limited. Greenwood Avenue or Brittin Street are the preferred drop-off and pickup locations for the duration of the Ridgedale Avenue Water Main project. It is encouraged that students walk or ride a bicycle to school where possible. A police officer will be on-site during morning receiving hours and afternoon discharge hours at those preferred locations to assist crossing guards with any traffic issues. The water main construction contractor anticipates completion by the end of September. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION. THE BOROUGH OF MADISON
This year’s Water Main Replacement Program by the Borough of Madison (Water Department) includes construction work in Ridgedale Avenue in July and August. The improvements are permanent and the inconvenience will be temporary. The Borough of Madison awarded the construction contract to GARCIA CONSTRUCTION__973-773-4544 (General Utility Contractor). You may expect separate contacts from the Utility General Contractor during the course of the project and they will coordinate with residents in the immediate vicinity of work to minimize inconvenience. Water outages will be minimal since the new mains will be placed and tested before the existing mains are removed from service. Specific advance construction or scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer. The Police Department can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. Finally, improving your infrastructure is important to the Borough. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION !
The Boiler Replacement contract at Hartley Dodge Memorial has been initiated and will continue through August at which point the Borough of Madison will be able to make use of the more efficient heat and hot water systems specified for Borough Hall.
The County of Morris intends to begin PAVING operations on Green Village Road (County Route) in on Monday July 22, 2013 and continue for two days, after which the paving project for its' entire length will be completed the following week. Please plan trips accordingly, using Green Ave as a parallel alternate route whenever possible. Specific scheduling concerns can be directed to the County Engineer (or the Municipal Engineer who will coordinate with the County). The road improvements are permanent and the inconvenience will be temporary.
Applications for Municipal Road Opening, Planning Board Site Plan, Subidivision Plan, Zoning Board Variances and Building Department Uniform Construction Permits are available online in each respective department website under the "Forms & Applications" bar in the right column. This improves availability, readability and processing time for both applicants and reviewers.
The Madison Water Main Replacement Program includes construction work on Green Village Road concluding in mid July. The County of Morris also intends to begin road improvements on Green Village Road in July, concluding with a paving project for its' entire length by August. Please plan trips accordingly, using Green Ave as a parallel alternate route whenever possible. The road improvements are permanent and the inconvenience will be temporary.
New Jersey Transit Rail has opened the Elm Street underpass to thru-traffic as of July 3rd and indicated there are a number of punchlist items that remain to be completed over the next two weeks, thereafter the project will be deemed substantially complete. NJT and the Borough thank the affected residents for their patience and cooperation during the construction project.
Three public contracts have been secured in order to replace the two 1722 MBH AO SMITH boilers in the boiler room at the rear ground floor of Hartley Dodge Memorial. Work on the boiler replacements starts Monday June 10, 2013 and the public may notice a part of the rear service entrance to the building occupied by contractors materials and equipment. The first two contracts concentrate on the demolition and removal of the existing boilers following strict environmental compliance measures. The last contract begins in July for installation of new boilers to heat the building and new hot water heating for the potable water system. The public should continue to use the Kings Rd front entrance or the Green Ave accessible entrance to the building.