April 5, 2016 – Project of the Year, Cranbury Inn, Cranbury, NJ

Doug Freudenrich/Michael Baker provided a presentation on the under $5m award project, Route 130 Adaptive Traffic Signal System, and Jeff Mahally/GPI presented on the over $5m award project, GSP Bridges over Route 9. Scholarships were awarded by NCNJ section to four students: Daniel Quiroga, Selom Kotey, Margarita Restrepo, and Katharine Lester. There was also a presentation by students from Collingswood Middles School on a their project from the recent Future Cities workshop.

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Other News for February 2016

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National
The Road Not Taken
As Automated Transportation becomes more of a reality, learn about one early forays into the field why it didn’t catch on.
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Local
Hackensack Bridge Symbolizes Transportation Fund Dispute
The 100 yard Anderson Street Bridge, connecting Hackensack and Teaneck, is classified as structurally deficient and in need of permanent repairs. After several rounds of temporary repairs, the bridge may have to be closed until funding issues are sorted out and permanent repairs can be implemented.
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Other News for January 2016

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Local
NJDOT to examine sound barrier installation option in Woodland Park
“The mayor and city council of Woodland Park are urging the NJDOT to install sound walls along Route 80…Borough officials are urging the DOT to include the barriers in a large $240 million, nine-mile infrastructure project for improving bridges, decks and the on and off ramps along the westbound side of Route 80 from Woodland Park to Hackensack.”
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National
Super-sized trucksCongress is weighing a proposal to allow longer two-trailer trucks. Federal Transportation Officials have voiced concerns including susceptibility to high winds and increased turning radius.
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Other News for December 2015

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Local
Creating a safer merge – “The $150 million project designed to establish a safer traffic merge at Routes 3 and 46 is expected to break ground after the New Year and last about three years…The majority of the first phase involves local roadway improvements, including a new two-way service road that will parallel the western side of Route 46 and travel into Woodland Park, DOT officials said. The new service thoroughfare, to be named Great Notch Road, will include three new signalized intersections, a single-lane roundabout as well as new Route 46 westbound exit and entrance ramps.”
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National
See what NJ Transit, N.J. highways will get from $305B bill
“The bill will provide New Jersey with $5.3 for highways and $3.1 billion for transit over the next five years.” Read more for details.
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