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Ridgedale Traffic Restrictions

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

2013 Water Main Replacement Program

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 !

HDM Boiler Replacement Contract

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.

Green Village Rd Paving

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.

Land Use Permit Applications Online

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.

Green Village Road

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.

Elm Street Road Opening

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.

Hartley Dodge Boiler Replacements

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.

Rosedale Ave Milling & Paving

Top Line Construction, the General Contractor retained by the Borough of Madison to complete the resurfacing of Rosedale Avenue, intends to begin milling operations on Thursday May 16, 2013 and paving operations the following Tuesday, May 21, weather conditions permitting. Due to the size of the project, several days will be required for each task, but work will be phased to minimize access limitations for Madison public. Property access along Rosedale Ave during milling will not be compromised for more than one hour at individual properties. Generally access during final paving operations is restricted for half a day in the direct vicinity of work. Your cooperation is requested during the time of construction to remove/relocate the automobiles you intend to use by approximately 7:30 a.m. on final paving days when the contractor is active in your vicinity. This will minimize interruption of construction work and allow the contractor to finish as soon as possible. Temporary Parking on a minor local street within 1000 feet of your home/business may be anticipated with the cooperation of the Police Department. Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Police Department during construction if vehicles impede progress. Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer. The Police Department can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. The inconvenience is temporary but the improvements will last many years. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION !

Samson Ave PAVING

This year’s Road Improvement Program by the Borough of Madison will include PAVING OPERATIONS ON FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013, weather conditions permitting. Access to property will be restored within the day. Milling will be completed no more than 72 hours prior to paving, (Schedule May 1) but access during milling will not be compromised for more than one hour. Your cooperation is requested during the time of construction to remove/relocate the automobiles you intend to use by approximately 7:30 a.m. on paving days when the contractor is active on your street. This will minimize interruption of construction work and allow the contractor to finish as soon as possible. Temporary Parking on a minor local street within 1000 feet of your home/business may be anticipated with the cooperation of the Police Department. Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Police Department during construction if vehicles impede progress. Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer. The Police Department can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION !

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