Division of Engineering
One Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-579-0430 Fax: 973-579-0444
dpw@sussex.nj.us


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(12/06/2019)
Fall 2019 Contractor Guide Rail Upgrades

Please see the attached Project Startup Notice regarding the Fall 2019 Contractor Guide Rail Upgrades. Please note that work is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, December 9, 2019 depending on the weather or other unforeseen circumstances.


(12/06/2019)
2019 Sussex County Resurfacing Program

Please see the attached Project Update Notice regarding the 2019 Sussex County Resurfacing Program. Please note that the project is currently on hold due to the winter moratorium and will re-commence on or about April 15, 2020. Milling and paving has been completed on CR 517 (Rudetown Rd), CR 565 (Ross's Corner Rd), CR 661 (Beaver Run Rd.), CR 630 (Branchville Culvers Lake Rd.), CR 602 (Stanhope Hopatcong Rd.), and CR 627. Milling and paving of CR 631 (Franklin Ave.), CR 607 (Lakeside Blvd/River Styx Rd.), CR 669 (Limecrest Rd.), and CR 616 (Newton Sparta Rd.) repair area will take place in the Spring of 2020.


(11/22/2019) Project Completion Notice: 2019 Crack Sealing

Please find attached the Project Completion Notice for the 2019 Sussex County Crack Sealing Program. The list of completed routes is included in the notice.


(11/20/2019) Bridge B-10 Superstructure Replacement

As of today, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at approximately 1:00 pm, County Fairgrounds Road (a.k.a. Recreational Road) in the Borough of Branchville, was re-opened to traffic at Bridge B-10. Installation of the new, Bridge B-10, timber superstructure is complete. Please find the attached Project Completion Notice for additional information.


(10/21/2019) Bridge X-48 Rehabilitation - Public Traffic Advisory Notice

The Sussex County Division of Engineering has scheduled a Geotechnical Investigation at Bridge X-48 on Mudtown Road in Wantage Township. The investigation is currently scheduled to begin on October 28th or 29th and last for two days, ending on October 29th or 30th with work occurring each day between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. During the work, Bridge X-48 will remain open to traffic and will be controlled with a single lane closure and flagging. This work is weather dependent and, as such, scheduling is subject to modification.


(10/21/2019) Bridge L-04 Replacement - Public Traffic Advisory Notice

The Sussex County Division of Engineering has scheduled a Geotechnical Investigation at Bridge L-04 on CR-663 (aka Warbasse Junction Road) in Lafayette Township. The investigation is currently scheduled to begin on October 31st and last for two days, ending on November 1st with work occurring each day between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. During the work, Bridge L-04 will remain open to traffic and controlled with a lane shift. This work is weather dependent and, as such, scheduling is subject to modification.


(10/8/2019) Project Update Notice_CR-614 (Paulinskill Lake Road) Slope Restoration - Fredon

Please find the attached Project Update Notice regarding the above referenced project. Additional information and status updates will be disseminated as information becomes available.


(8/16/2019)
Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge C-18 Roseville Road Byram Township

Rehabilitation of Bridge C-18
Roseville Road over Wolf Lake Inlet
Byram Township

A construction contract for the Bridge C-18 rehabilitation project was awarded to Sparwick Contracting of Lafayette, NJ, at the August 14, 2019 Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting. The completion date for the project is November 30, 2020 and the contractor is expecting a Spring 2020 start date for construction, with a four month construction period. Roseville Road will remain open to traffic during construction with a single lane flagging operation implemented as needed. See the attached public notice for more information regarding the project. Updates on the project progress will be provided throughout construction.


(6/18/2019) Rehabilitation of Sussex County Bridge C-09 Project Status Update

RE: Rehabilitation of Bridge C-09
North shore Road over Cranberry Lake Inlet
Cranberry Lake, Byram Township

Final design is in progress for the rehabilitation of Sussex County bridge C-09. Public Bidding will take place in Spring 2020, followed by construction in Fall 2020. For additional information regarding the project, see the attached public notice.


(2/20/2019) Replacement of Sussex County Bridge Q-06 Main Street Sparta Township Bridge Q-06, Main Street over Wallkill River

Sussex County applies to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for two 2019 Local Aid Infrastructure Fund (LAIF) discretionary grants. If approved, these LAIF grants will provide up to $800,000 towards the replacement of Sussex County Bridge Q-06 carrying Main Street over the Wallkill River in Sparta Township and up to $250,000 towards the replacement Sussex County Signal SC-36 at the intersection of County Route 607 (aka River Styx Road), Crescent Road, and Lakeside Boulevard in Hopatcong Borough. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.


(2/19/2019) Improvements to the Intersection of CR-607, Crescent Road, and Lakeside Boulevard, Sussex County Signal SC-36 Intersection of River Styx Road (CR-607), Crescent Road, and Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong Borough

Sussex County applies to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for two 2019 Local Aid Infrastructure Fund (LAIF) discretionary grants. If approved, these LAIF grants will provide up to $800,000 towards the replacement of Sussex County Bridge Q-06 carrying Main Street over the Wallkill River in Sparta Township and up to $250,000 towards the replacement Sussex County Signal SC-36 at the intersection of County Route 607 (aka River Styx Road), Crescent Road, and Lakeside Boulevard in Hopatcong Borough. See the attached public notice for more information regarding this project.

Long Term Projects, Closures, and Weight Restrictions


(3/13/2018)
Bridge X-54, Oil City Road Weight Posting Reduction

RE: Weight Posting Reduction at
Sussex County Bridge X-54
Oil City Road
Wantage Township


Please see attached for a public notice regarding the reduction of weight posting of Sussex County Bridge X-54 on Oil City Road in Wantage Township. Installation of revised bridge weight limit signs is scheduled to begin on or about Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

If you have any questions or concerns with regard to this load posting or the bridge structure, please feel free to contact the Sussex County Division of Engineering.


(11/21/2017) Bridge X-20 Closed - Wantage Township Carrying Berry Road over a Tributary of the West Branch of the Papakating Creek. Damage sustained during the storms of 2011 and subsequent storm events (Hurricane Sandy and other significant flows) have resulted in continued deterioration of the masonry substructure and roadway embankments at Bridge X-20. In the interest of public safety Bridge X-20 has been closed pending construction of a full bridge replacement.


(12/04/2015) Bridge S-25, CR-622 (Newton-Swartswood Rd) Weight Posting Reduction Please see attached for a public notice regarding the pending reduction of weight posting of Sussex County Bridge S-25 on CR-622 (a.k.a. Newton-Swartswood Road) in the Swartswood section of Stillwater. Installation of revised bridge weight limit signs will commence as soon as sign fabrication is complete and all utility markouts have cleared. If you have any questions or concerns with regard to this load posting or the bridge structure, please feel free to contact the Sussex County Division of Engineering.

(05/16/2011)Bridge F-04 - Puder Road - Fredon

Proposed (Public Comment)

What are those Sussex County bridge letter codes? down icon

Each municipality has its own bridge code. For example, bridge E-04 is in Franklin Borough.

Sussex County Bridge Letter Codes
A9 Andover Borough L Lafayette Township
A Andover Township M Montague Township
B Branchville Borough N Town of Newton
C Byram Township O Ogdensburg Borough
D Frankford Township P Sandyston Township
E Franklin Borough Q Sparta Township
F Fredon Township R Stanhope Borough
G Green Township S Stillwater Township
H9 Hamburg Borough T Sussex Borough
H Hampton Township V Vernon Township
J Hardyston Township W Walpack Township
K Hopatcong Borough X Wantage Township

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Sussex County Division of Engineering
One Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860

William J. Koppenaal, P.E., County Engineer, Department Administrator

dpw@sussex.nj.us
973-579-0430

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Standard Construction Details
These details have been developed by the Sussex County Division of Engineering to augment, and as appropriate replace, the New Jersey Department of Transportation Standard Construction Details.

Land Development Standards
Provide rules, regulations, and standards for site plans and subdivisions and procedures for review of site plans and subdivisions within the County's jurisdiction.

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The Sussex County Division of Engineering is charged with overseeing the numerous facets associated with maintaining, improving, and monitoring the County's Transportation network. The Division works closely with the Division of Facilities Management providing project support and civil/survey design services for a variety of facility related capital improvement projects. Additionally, the Division of Engineering provides technical support to the Division of Planning.

Included within the Department's responsibilities are tasks such as in-house design of road and bridge improvement projects, management of multimillion dollar design projects, monitoring the condition of bridges; signals; signs; traffic markings and other similar infrastructure items, developing long term capital budgets, construction stakeout, ROW surveys, management of county road and bridge construction projects, track traffic trends, and monitor work within the county right of way through road opening and driveway permits.

We invite you to browse our current web pages. Information is continually being developed and posted. Should you have any comments please feel free to email us at dpw@sussex.nj.us.

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