Beginning today and until mid October, please expect traffic delays on Newark Ave. between Brunswick St. and Palisade Ave. for construction.
Alternate traffic patterns will be set up and motorists may want to plan alternate routes in the area. Crews will be working 24 hours a day.
PSE&G crews will complete the construction of the manhole on Newark Ave. near Dickinson High School by the close of business on Monday, August 13, 2012. Normal traffic will be restored at that time.
A second crew has started trench excavation and conduit installation along Newark Avenue from the bridge over the depressed Conrail track, heading east towards Monmouth Street. Starting today, Monday, August 13, 2012, work along this portion of the route will continue on two (2) shifts (7:00 AM to 5:00 PM and 5:00 PM to3:00 AM). A conduit installation crew will work on the day shift only (7:00 AM to 5:00 PM). Two lanes of traffic will be maintained and managed by the Jersey City Police for the next several days and re-evaluated as work progresses.
The PJM Interconnection, LLC, (PJM), the regional entity responsible for planning the electric transmission system in 13 states and the District of Columbia,identified the need for the NGRP, and assigned design/construction responsibility to PSE&G to ensure reliability of electricity supply within the region.
The targeted completion date is October 15, 2012.
For further information and to join the “Weekly Update” distribution list, please contact: Richard Dwyer, Public Affairs Manager Electric Transmission Construction [email protected]
Rob Crow President The Village Neighborhood Association