Location Highlights

IMPROVEMENTS:

  • Replace the Central Avenue Bridge to accommodate additional auxiliary lanes on the GSP
  • Utility upgrades

CONSTRUCTION:

  • Bridge construction work to be performed in three (3) stages following utility relocations
  • Temporary traffic shifts will be utilized to facilitate the work
  • Short duration temporary detours will be needed during utility relocation work
  • Significant utility relocation work including drainage, water mains, gas mains and electrical facilities will be performed
  • Utility relocation work to begin on or about November 2018

Location Updates

May 28, 2021

  • Central Avenue traffic has been restored to its original configuration and all work zones removed. All travel lanes and turn lanes have been re-opened over the bridge. Eastbound and westbound left turns at Oraton Parkway and Whittlesey Avenue are restored.
  • During the week of 06/07/21, Central Avenue will be re-paved between Watson Avenue and Hawthorne Place. Work will be supported by East Orange Police as necessary.

 

April 30, 2021

  • A new traffic pattern has been implemented on Central Avenue between Watson Avenue and Hawthorne Place. All travel lanes and turn lanes have been re-opened over the bridge. Eastbound and westbound left turns at Oraton Parkway and Whittlesey Avenue are restored. Please refer to the graphic below for details.
  • During the weeks of 05/03/21 through 05/17/21, roadway curb and sidewalk construction will be performed along eastbound Central Avenue between Watson Avenue and Hawthorne Place.  Work will be supported by East Orange Police as necessary.

 

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Project Updates

Traffic Alerts

Advisory: May 14, 2019

Starting the week of 05/13/19 and continuing through 06/24/19, new roadway curb, sidewalk and driveway aprons will be constructed along Oraton Parkway northbound and southbound […]

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