Route 29 Update Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:30 PM

 

Repair work on Route 29 is complete.
The roadway is open in both directions.

 

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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Public Works Department
Mission Statement
203 Washington Crossing – Pennington Road
Pete Van Hise, Acting Director of Public Works
Email your comments to publicworks@hopewelltwp.org
Phone 609-737-0799    Fax 609-737-2813

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

Maintain Township roads, right-of-ways, all properties and buildings including water and sewer that 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

The Hopewell Township Public Works Department provides maintenance services to all Township roads, storm sewers, and sanitary sewer distribution lines. The department maintains and provides services for  traffic and street sign posting, sight distance and road shoulder clearing, street sweeping, road striping, pot hole patching, chip seal, snow and ice removal. Public Works is also responsible for the maintenance of the buildings owned by the Township and the lands surrounding them. Certain public works employees are shared with the regional recreation department to maintain Township parks and playing fields and assist with recreation activities.

In addition to these responsibilities Public Works provides for the collection of Freon appliances, tires, brush, and leaves. We also operate recycling events twice a year for the drop off of shredding and recycling of electronics.

The Public Works Building includes a vehicle maintenance facility where Township mechanics maintain the Township fleet and many pieces of public works equipment. The department also has a sign making facility.

RECYCLING EVENTS – ELECTRONIC AND SHREDDING-PUBLIC WORKS BLDG.
203 WASHINGTON CROSSING PENNINGTON ROAD
SATURDAY, April 9, 2016 and September 24, 2016
9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

 

DOCUMENTS

PSE&G Informational Links

Additional information call 609-278-8086 or www.mcia-nj.com and

Single Stream Curbside Recycling Recyclables are collected every other Tuesday.  Buckets are available for pickup at the Public Works facility.

 

 

 
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