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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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
MISSION STATEMENT

Maintain Township roads, right-of-ways, all properties and buildings including water and sewer the Township owns in the safest and most effective way. Maintaining the highest level of service to the Hopewell Township taxpayers and transit traffic. Ensure that all employees are kept informed regarding all PEOSHA rules for their safety and health.


Short Range Goals and Objectives

  • Continue to provide ongoing safety related information

  • Keep up with all NJDEP standards

  • Keep accurate records for all jobs performed

  • Keep an open mind for suggestions given by employee's

  • Keep up-to-date with the Tier A Municipal Storm Water Regulation Program

  • Continue to educate the taxpayer's the duties of the Public Works Department

Long Range Goals and Objectives

  • To implement a tree maintenance program for all right-of-ways on all Township roads. By doing this, our roadways will be safer to travel and help with costs of overtime. Purchase a bucket truck or contract a "long term" tree trimming service

  • Continue to seek for the newest technology available for the benefit of the Township and its employee's

  • Continue to find suitable land to start an Ecological Center for the Township residents, Hopewell Boro, Pennington Boro, and any other surrounding municipalities that would like to participate

  • Continue the ten year overlay program and three year Chip Seal Program that is already in place

  • Continue to keep up with 10-year vehicle replacement program

 

 

 

 
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