Route 29 Update  Wednesday 7/27/16  6:00 AM

Route 29 is open in both directions.

Verizon will return around 9 AM to complete repairs. Traffic will be alternated during the work. 

 

Storm Update Tuesday 7/26/16 10:30 P.M.

The power has been restored along Route 29, there are minor outages on some side roads. Verizon continues to work on Route 29 north of Church Road. Traffic is now being alternated and flowing in both directions. There is still no time estimate for the completion of the work.

The resource center at the Titusville Fire House has been closed. 

PSE&G has restored power to the Indian Village development as well as Featherbed Lane and Hart Avenue.

We will provide an update on Route 29 in the morning.

 

Storm Update Tuesday 7/26/16  4:00 PM

Route 29 remains closed and the detour remains in place.

JCP&L estimates that power may be restored by midnight, unless they encounter unforeseen damage. However, once JCP&L has completed their work, Verizon has repairs to make along Route 29 as well.

It is unknown if Route 29 will be opened by the Wednesday morning rush hour.

The resource center at the municipal building will be closing at 4:30 P.M.

The resource center at the Titusville Firehouse will be closing at 9:00 P.M.

Potable water will be available at the Titusville Firehouse and the Hopewell Township DPW until Wednesday morning.

Please see the notice from JCP&L listed below reference bottled water and ice.

 

Beginning at noon today, JCP&L customers who remain without power can pick up water and ice free of charge at the following locations:


Northern New Jersey
ShopRite
2555 Pennington Rd
Pennington 

ShopRite-Branchburg
3166 Rt 22, Branchburg

ShopRite of Hunterdon
Walmart Shopping Plaza
50 Rt 513, Clinton

ShopRite of Hunterdon
276 Rt 31, Flemington

ShopRite of Hunterdon
120 Rt 22, Phillipsburg

ShopRite of Washington
384 Rt 57 W, Washington

Village Supermarkets Wakefern
Rt 31 North, Washington

ShopRite of Washington
2 Clubhouse Drive, Washington 

 

 

Storm Update Tuesday, July 26, 2016  

There are current power outages in the western portion of the township served by JCP&L. The outages are expected to last for an extended period of time.

The Titusville firehouse located on Route 29 has been opened as a resource center for residents without power from 9:00 A.M. today until 9:00 P.M.

Residents can bring electronic devices to be charged as well as sit in the air conditioning.

Potable water is available, however, residents need to bring their own containers.

Residents can access the firehouse by traveling either Route 546 to Route 29 northbound or Church Road to Route 29 Southbound.

 

For residents in the eastern portion of the township, potable water will be available at the Hopewell Township Public Works building.

The Hopewell Township Municipal Building is also open as a resource center until 4:30 P.M. today. 

Residents can charge electronic devices as well as sit in the air conditioning.

 

For further updates please visit the police department’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HopewellTwpNJPolice/

If you need immediate assistance please dial 9-1-1, for non-emergency assistance please call the police department 609-737-3100.

 

 

Route 29 Closure July 25, 2016  11:00 PM

Route 29 between Route 546 and Lambertville will be closed for an indefinite amount of time due to downed trees and wires.

Motorists should avoid Route 29 in this area. It may be a good idea to plan an alternate route for your morning commute.

The detour is Route 546 to Route 579 to Route 518.

Please avoid using Church Road, Pleasant Valley Road and Valley Road until further notice to avoid unnecessary delays and traffic back-ups.

 

 

Dublin Road Bridge Replacement Project   July 11, 2016 

Dublin Road is undergoing a bridge replacement project. The bridge is located just north of Washington Crossing Pennington Road.

Dublin Road at the construction site will remain closed to all traffic on a 24/7 basis until the completion of the project.

Mercer County DOT anticipates that this work will take approximately ninety (90) working days to complete, weather permitting.

During construction, motorists will be directed to use Pennington-Titusville Road, Scotch Road and Washington Crossing-Pennington Road.

 

Milling and paving work scheduled for Bear Tavern Road

 On or about Monday, June 27, 2016, Mercer County D.O.T. will commence milling resurfacing work on Bear Tavern Road (CR 579) from Maddock Road to Church Road in Hopewell Township.

 Work will be performed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 Mercer County proposes to complete the milling and resurfacing of Bear Tavern Road as follows:

 Phase One: Half width construction from Maddock Road to Washington Crossing Road. Traffic would be maintained in the northbound direction. Southbound traffic would be detoured with motorists directed to use Washington Crossing Road to Jacobs Creek Road.

 Phase Two: Half width construction from Washington Crossing Road to Church Road. Again, traffic would be maintained in the northbound direction. Southbound traffic would be detoured with motorists directed to use Pennington-Harbourton Road, Scotch Road and Washington Crossing Road.

 Full, unrestricted access will be permitted during non-working hours.

 Mercer County anticipates this work will take approximately fifteen (15) working days, weather permitting.

 

Road Construction Notice

Beginning on or about Monday, May 2, 2016, Mercer County DOT will be rehabilitating the stone arch of the Wargo Road Bridge located approximately ½ mile north of Titusmill Road.

This will require a full closure of Wargo Road on a 24/7 basis.

The work is anticipated to last approximately 90 days.

During construction, a detour will be posted directing motorists to use Pennington-Rocky Hill Road, Darrow Drive, Westcott Boulevard and Bradford Lane.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Youth Advisory Committee

Our mission is to advise the Township Committee regarding issues of concern to youth in the community. Work with the Township Committee, Township Department Heads, Schools, Civic Clubs and Service Organizations to provide service and leadership opportunities for the youth of the Township.

Meetings will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from September through May. Unless noted, all meetings will be held at Hopewell Valley Central High School from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Swing Into Spring – April 17, 2010 - dance hosted by Youth Advisory for senior citizens
at the Hopewell Valley Central High School
Visit Our Booth at Pennington Day
Tree Planting – April (date to be determined) - In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, a teen sponsored tree planting will take place in April; date to be determined.  Check back for more details.

 

GOALS
Students will take more of a leadership role this year.  Student officers will be elected through nomination and vote.
Finish Part 2 of need for a teen center.  Last year the Youth Advisory made a presentation to the Hopewell Township Committee on the need for a teen center in Hopewell Valley.  The Committee asked them to research it further as to location, cost, staffing and funding.  This will be the priority this year resulting with a presentation to the Hopewell Township Committee in the Spring.
Develop/expand communication methods to include school bulletin board, web site and publicity in local newspaper and channels 19 & 95.
Work with Hopewell Cares/Sike, YMCA, Hopewell Township Recreation Department and other community organizations to promote teen activities
Create environmental awareness program.

Continue joint efforts with the Senior Citizens Advisory Board:
             Swing into Spring event
             Volunteer opportunities

Continue to support Lawrence-Hopewell Bike Trail as seems fit.

 

MEMBERS
Molly Haggerty, Co Chairwoman Sara Ricker, Co Chairwoman
C.J Sevilla, Vice Chairman Natalie Santos, Secretary
Andrew Blumenthal Sophie Heller
Kyle Hoehn Charlotte Laracey
Mandy Lee Kelly MacDonald
Nicole Pashley Alex Patrick
Julia Rockey Sam Roskos
Stephanie Santiago  
ADULT MEMBERS
Kim Bruno, Chair James Burd, Township Liaison

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CONTACT INFORMATION

To contact us for Volunteer opportunities, activities, or anything else email us!

Kim Bruno (Chair) kmbruno@aol.com

James Burd (Liaison) jburd@churchbrick.com

 

 

 

 
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