Ridgewood Water (RW) has contracted Shauger Property Services Inc. to complete a water main replacement along the commonly known PSE&G Utility Right of Way (PSEG ROW) in Ridgewood from and including Dunham Trail (at Spring Avenue), along the edge of Brookside Field, to just north of East Ridgewood Avenue. The existing 12” diameter transmission main is critical aging infrastructure to the water utility and will be upsized to a 20” diameter water main. The work also includes installation of a 10” diameter raw water main as part of RW’s PFAS treatment centralization project.
Twp. of Washington NJ, the Township of Washington Office of Emergency Management attended a meeting earlier today to discuss needs, concerns and preparedness across the Townships emergency services in regards to the impending storm over the next 24 hours.
Twp. of Washington NJ, on Thursday November 16, 2023 from 9:00am until approximately 5:00pm Washington Avenue will be closedto all westbound traffic at Pascack Road due to construction work being conducted by PSE&G Gas Division.
Twp. of Washington NJ, a power outage in the area of Jacob Road and Horizon Court stemming from road construction in the area. PSE&G was aware of the outage and had the issue resolved by 9:00pm Tuesday evening. Slight traffic delays in the area were experienced while crews work to rectify the issue.
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Ridgewood NJ, at least one (1) single family home was evacuated on Gateway Road, Ridgewood late Saturday afternoon, 09/09 when a “hot” primary electric line apparently caught fire after being hit by lightning, fell to the ground, and continued to burn. Ridgewood firefighters became concerned that heat from the fire could ignite an underground gas service line to a nearby home and ordered the family to evacuate it as a precaution. Firefighters were awaiting the arrival of technicians from PSE&G’s separate gas and electric divisions to assist with remediating the situation. Ridgewood Police assisted with traffic and crowd control.
Saddle Brook NJ, a roll-off truck became entangled in a bundle of communications & power lines on Thursday afternoon, 08/17, while picking up a full container in front of the Franklin School on Caldwell Avenue in Saddle Brook. Damage was limited to the house services supplying a single family home opposite the school. Saddle Brook Fire Department and Rochelle Park Fire Department units stood by along with a PSE&G Electric Division technician as the truck driver gingerly maneuvered the truck’s hydraulic apparatus off of the lines. No injuries were reported in the mishap. Saddle Brook Police also responded.
Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood Police Department , due to weather the following is an updated paving schedule from PSE&G. Also be advised that in an effort to complete road resurfacing efforts before the start of the school year there will be paving ON SATURDAYS.
Ridgewood NJ, Over the next several days, Ridgewood Water is working hard to complete more than a dozen lead service line replacements on Beechwood Road ahead of the scheduled road paving. Working in collaboration with PSE&G’s contractor, the paving is being rescheduled for the end of next week to provide our crews with enough time to complete all of the service line replacements. The replacements and paving should be completed by Friday August 18th. We thank the residents of Beechwood Road for their patience while we work to rehabilitate these service lines and bring a smoother road surface to this neighborhood, as well as thank PSE&G for collaborating with us to allow this important work to be completed.
Ridgewood NJ, yes sometimes it feels like the whole town is one big detour, road milling continues this week on the following streets in preparation for paving. The Ridgewood Police Department will be assisting crews and setting up detours. If you live on one of these streets and need access to your driveway officers on scene will be able to assist you.
Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood police officers, firefighters, and Emergency Services personnel responded to multiple storm related incidents late Tuesday afternoon, 07/25. Thankfully, no storm related injuries nor reports of significant property damage were reported. However scattered power outages were reported . A downed tree with live electric wires in the 200 block off West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood was the one of the most serious incidents of the dozens reported via 911.
Paramus NJ, the Borough of Paramus hopes to replace a significant amount of gas lines on a portion of Spring Valley Road before school starts next fall. According to Borough Administrator Hector Olmo
,“Public Service is going to be replacing about 9,000 feet of gas line on Spring Valley Road, from the transmission station down to Forest”