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

The Province Line Road CSX Railroad Crossing will be undergoing reconstruction beginning today, Monday, June 20th and will remain closed for approximately 1 week.

The crossing will be impassable to all traffic during this period.

 Detour: County Route 518 to Hopewell Amwell Road.

  

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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Hopewell Township
At a Glance

Both homebuyers and corporations find much to like in Hopewell Township, including open space preservation, popular recreation areas, and important historical sites, including Washington Crossing State Park.
Population (2010):
17,304
Land Area
60.40 sq. miles
Type of Government
5 member Committee
Municipal Services:
Police Force: 31 Persons
737-3100
Fire Protection
3 Volunteer Companies
Union Fire
737-1213
Pennington Fire
737-0381
Hopewell Fire
466-0060
Emergency
911
Refuse Removal Companies
Private
Raritan Valley
1-800-342-5783
Waste Management
1-800-633-9096
Recycling:
Municipal through MCIA
Libraries:
Hopewell Township Branch of Mercer County Library
737-2610
Nearest Hospital:
Capital Health Systems Hopewell Campus
1-800-637-2374
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
609-853-7000
Capital Health Systems Regional Campus
609-394-6000
Property Tax Per $100 Assessed Value for 2013:
2.516
Assessment Ratio
100%
Municipal Tax Information
737-0630
Tax Assessor:
737-0607
Utilities:
Electricity
PSE&G
921-7000
Jersey Central Power & Light
1-973-401-8600
Natural Gas
 
Elizabethtown Gas Company
1-800-522-4560
1-800-350-7734
Water: Individual Wells
 
Trenton Water Works
  
Small Municipal System
  
Community Based Media
Newspapers
 
Hopewell Valley News
466-1190
Television/Cable Stations:
 
Comcast Cable
394-2288
Verizon FIOS
1-800-427-9977
Shopping Malls and Shopping Districts:
Tree Farm Village
Rt.31
Hopewell Crossing
Rt.31
Cultural:
Performing Theaters:
1
Theater Groups
2
Recreation Facilities:
Howell Farm
737-3299
Rosedale Park
989-6530
Valley Road Group Picnic Area
989-6530
Washington Crossing State Park
737-0623
Independence Park - Hovnanian
 

 
Hopewell Municipal Building

Historic Sites:
Mount Rose Distillery
Pleasant Valley Rural Historic District
Andrew B. Hankins House
Hopewell Township Poor Farm
   (Colonel John Van Cleeve Homestead)
Hunt Farmstead
Hart-Hoch House
Washington Crossing State Park
Delaware and Raritan Feeder
Titusville Historic District
Upper Bellemount Farm
Harbourton Historic District
John D. Hart House
Johnson Ferry House
   (McKonkey's Ferry House)
Ichabod Leigh House
Phillips/Howell Farm
Somerset Roller Mills
The Joseph Stout House
Jeremiah Vandyke House
John Welling House
Jeremia Woolsey House

Hopewell Valley Historical Society


Hotels
   
Secondary Education:
Public:
Hopewell Valley Regional School System 737-4002
Private:
Titusville Academy, NJ 08560 737-7733
Industrial Parks:
Hopewell Valley Industrial Park, Reed Rd.
Recent developments completed:
Beazer Homes/Pennington Point West Phase II
Top Private Employers:
Merrill Lynch
6,000
Bristol-Myers Squibb
1,765
Janssen
1,200
Trap Rock Industries
100
Officials:
Mayor Harvey Lester
Deputy Mayor Todd Brant
Administrator/Engineer Paul Pogorzelski
Chief of Police: Lance Maloney
Director Public Works Victor Silvestrov
Tax Assessor Deborah Fox
Tax Collector Mary Kennedy-Nadzak
Health Officer Robert English
Planing Board Secretary Robert Miller
CFO Elaine Cruickshank Borges
Municipal Clerk Laurie Gompf
Municipal Housing Liaison Abigail Meletti
Phone: 609-737-0605
Web Site: www.hopewelltwp.org

 

 
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