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No New Development Until We Fix the Infrastructure

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Ridgewood NJ, while the assembly candidate is not from any local districts but his sentiment rings clear in Bergen County .

District 18 candidate for Assembly, Jeffrey Brown called for a moratorium on new residential development projects in the towns that make up the 18th district, until municipalities can better find to ways to manage flooding and mitigate flood damage.  There was widespread flash flooding in East Brunswick, Brown’s hometown, and the surrounding communities following strong thunderstorms on Wednesday.

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New Jersey has among the most expensive road and bridge networks in the country

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Ridgewood NJ, Garden State Initiative (GSI) today released Adding It All Up: The Path to Saving $2 Billion on the Cost of New Jersey’s Roads and Bridges, which includes recommendations based upon a data-driven analysis of our investments in our state’s roads and bridges. Third in a series of reports on the true size of New Jersey’s expansive government, this report identifies $2 billion in savings that can be reinvested for tangible improvements to our state’s infrastructure. The full report can be downloaded here.

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Glen Rock Updates Bergen County Roadwork 2019 (Rock Road & Maple Avenue)

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Glen Rock NJ, As you are aware, our contractors have been continuing their work on the County of Bergen’s Resurfacing Project (entire lengths of Rock Road Maple Avenue).

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Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney : Murphy administration has failed our commuters

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“legislation that pressures our own DOT to fill potholes caused by its own mismanagement”

from Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney

“I hope that you and your family are enjoying the summer as we enter August. Soon, the back to school sales will begin and if you drive to work, the morning commute will get a bit longer again. Back to school also means there will be more cars on the road. This month, I would like to address something I have briefly mentioned to you previously: our crumbling infrastructure.

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Glen Rock Mayor Says He Shares Your Frustration with Rock Road ,Road Work

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Mayor comments on Rock Road and Maple Ave road work ,”Please know that, for whatever it is worth, I share the frustration of residents who found it difficult or impossible to get to Rock Road at any time over the past few days while the milling was being done.
I was told that there would be access at all times though it might be difficult. My wife had to go to Fair Lawn to get to a Bank of America.
I find this unacceptable and can only assure you that I’m doing whatever I can to help the situation going forward and have asked the Borough employees who are coordinating the effort to help in our efforts to make this better going forward.”

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Road Work In Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, road work in Glen Rock starting today will likely impact you in some way so please note the dates.

More info to follow early next week. As always, dates can be impacted by inclement weather…


Milling of Rock Road – 7/25/19-7/30/19
Paving of Rock Road – 7/31/19-8/2/19

Milling of Maple Avenue – 8/5/19-8/8/19
Paving of Maple Avenue – 8/9/19 & 8/12/19

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll: Motorists Not Seeing Benefits Of Recent Gas Tax Increases

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Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, July 10, 2019– Garden State motorists are not seeing the effects to the state’s roads and bridges from recent rate gas tax hikes, according to a joint survey from the Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll and the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825. Despite increases of more than 27 cents a gallon total since 2016, a third of all adults say the quality and safety of New Jersey’s roads, bridges, and tunnels is getting worse. In addition, a third have experienced car damage as the result of potholes or other road imperfections in the past year.

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Road Work on Kinderkamack in Hillsdale

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Hillsdale NJ, road closing near Hillsdale Train Station .

**Kinderkamack Road Closing**

On/or about July 8 7:00 am -5:00 pm Kinderkamack Road closed both directions from Piermont to St. Nicholas Ave 7:00 am -5:00 pm
7/9 Kinderkamack Road from St. Nicholas Ave to Lincoln Ave in Woodcliff Lake will be closed
7/15 Paving at the intersection of Piermont Ave & Kinderkamack Road from Piermont Ave starting at 6:00 am
then onto the border of Woodcliff Lake

On/about July 10 – July 17 the railroad crossing at Washington Avenue and Broadway will be closed to all traffic

On/about July 17 – July 24 the railroad crossing at Orchard St and at Park View Drive will be closed to all thru traffic

On/about July 24 – July 31 the railroad crossing at Hillsdale Avenue and Broadway will be closed to all thru traffic