Bridge Reconstruction Notice

Beginning on or about Friday, June 23, 2017 Mercer County D.O.T. will commence bridge repairs on a structure located along Blackwell Road between Cold Soil Road and Federal City Road.

Repairs will consist of complete bridge replacement, necessitating a full 24/7 closure of Blackwell Road. 

During construction, Blackwell Road up to the bridge will be open to local residents but the bridge will be fully closed to through traffic.

A detour will be posted directing motorists to use Federal City Road, Lawrenceville-Pennington Road, Keefe Road and Cold Soil Road.

This project is anticipated to take approximately 90 days to complete, weather permitting.



Bridge Reconstruction Notice

On or about Monday, December 5, 2016 the Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will start the rehabilitation of the two bridges on River Drive, one over Fiddlers Creek, and one over Steele Run, which have been closed for over three years.

Sections of River Drive, near these two bridges, will remain closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic for the duration of the project.

This project is to be completed in 150 calendar days, weather permitting.






























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  Hopewell Township Police Department
201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road
Titusville, New Jersey 08560
Phone – 609 737 3100 • Fax – 609 737 1775

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Detective Bureau

The detective bureau handles investigations related to all crimes committed within Hopewell Township and Hopewell Borough. Detectives also conduct background investigations for licensing, permits, firearms and employment screening related to public safety.
Three full-time detectives staff the bureau; they are supervised by a lieutenant.

Personnel currently assigned to the Detective Bureau and their extensions are listed below:


Lt. William Springer, extension 5160

Lt. William Springer commands the unit. He assigns cases, reviews reports and oversees all investigations conducted by the detective bureau. Lt. Springer has the additional responsibilities of conducting internal investigations, conducting random drug testing of officers, recruiting, and supervising the department’s records bureau and the discovery section.


Detective Alexis Mirra , extension 5230
Detective Louis Vastola, extension 5320

Detective responsibilities include follow-up investigations, surveillance, interrogation, evidence collection/crime scene processing, evidence management, issuance of residential identification cards and firearms purchaser ID card investigations. Detectives also assist the traffic unit on investigations involving very serious or fatal motor vehicle crashes.


Detective Joseph Maccaquano , extension 5360

The juvenile detective investigates and processes all juvenile matters handled by the police department. Typically, these cases initially begin with uniform officers from the patrol division; they are turned over to the juvenile detective for follow-up. The juvenile detective works closely with the NJ Department of Children and Families as well as the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office on investigations involving mistreatment and neglect of children. The juvenile detective also serves as the liaison officer in the Timberlane Middle School and the Hopewell Valley Central High School.

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