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New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced two separate railroad crossing rehabilitation projects, one at 10th Avenue, and a second 11th Avenues in Weymouth, Atlantic County. Each project will require a two-day closure and detour. In addition, the 9th Avenue railroad crossing will be permanently closed to increase safety in the area.
10th Avenue Crossing Beginning at 7 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, until 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, the two-way traffic on 10th Avenue, between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue/CR 669, is scheduled to be closed and detoured at the railroad crossing. 10th Avenue will be open to local traffic only. The existing railroad crossing will be removed and replaced with a new concrete crossing and asphalt approach. The following detours will be in place:
10th Avenue eastbound
Vehicles traveling eastbound on 10th Avenue should turn left onto Tuckahoe Road, right onto 11th Avenue/CR 669, right onto South Jersey Avenue, and left back onto 10th Avenue.
10th Avenue westbound
Vehicles traveling westbound on 10th Avenue should turn right onto South Jersey Avenue, left onto 11th Avenue/CR 669, left onto Tuckahoe Road, and right back onto 10th Avenue.
11th Avenue/CR 69 Crossing
Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, August 20, until 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, the two-way traffic on 11th Avenue, between 10th Avenue and 12th Avenue (CR 669), is scheduled to be closed and detoured at the railroad crossing. 11th Avenue will be open to local traffic only. The existing railroad crossing will be removed and replaced with a new concrete crossing and asphalt approach. The following detours will be in place:
11th Avenue eastbound
Vehicles traveling eastbound on 11th Avenue should turn left onto Tuckahoe Road, right onto Miller Avenue, right onto South Jersey Avenue, and left back onto 11th Avenue/CR 669.
11th Avenue westbound
Vehicles traveling westbound on 11th Avenue should turn right onto South Jersey Avenue, left onto Miller Avenue, left onto Tuckahoe Road, and right back onto 11th Avenue/CR 669.
The traffic detours will be coordinated with the local police. The roadway will be reopened if work is completed earlier.
In order to provide safer and smoother railroad crossing in Weymouth, Atlantic County, the existing crossings will be replaced with new concrete crossings and new asphalt approaches. This federally funded project is included within NJDOT’s railroad grade-crossing safety program that repairs, upgrades, or removes approximately 30 crossings each year, statewide.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_infoor on the NJDOT Facebook page.
Moss Mill Road, Galloway
Effective August 8, a road closure/detour is in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through Wednesday, August 15 on Moss Mill Road in Galloway Township, between Old Port Republic Road and Constitution Drive, for work by the Atlantic County Utilities Authority.
Motorists should follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek alternate routes during this time.
NJDOT Work - Route 50, Hamilton Township
From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day beginning on Thursday, April 26 and continuing each night on Friday, April 27, Monday, April 30, and Tuesday, May 1, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is scheduled to begin temporary alternating traffic patterns to mill and pave two separate stretches of road between Upper Bridge Road and Farm Road in Upper Township and 14th Street and Old Egg Harbor Road in Hamilton.
After the completion of milling and paving, the contractor will begin application of High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) on the 24-mile stretch of Route 50 between Kruk Terrace in Upper Township and Chestnut Street in Hamilton.
Beginning May 15, the contractor will work nightly, Monday through Thursday, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the next day. Work on Friday and the weekend is restricted during the summer vacation season. The project is expected to be completed in the fall.
Motorists should exercise caution while driving near the work zone and expect temporary lane closures and alternating traffic patterns. Over the course of the project, access to properties and business will be maintained at all times.
The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information.
Supported Work Program - Atlantic County Supported Work provides a highly structured transitional work experience coupled with training in basic life skills and job search techniques to assist individuals with significant barriers to private sector employment.
Workforce Development Board - www.atlanticcountywdb.com - The Workforce Development Board (WDB) maintains a partnership between public and private sectors to evaluate workforce readiness, develop policies and oversee these efforts at the county level, in order to deliver a labor force ready to work in today's developing and evolving economy.
Atlantic Cape Community College - ACCC is a comprehensive two-year public institution serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties, enrolling nearly 6,800 students.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology - the most comprehensive technical education facility in Atlantic County. Situated on a 58 acre campus in the Hamilton Business Park in Mays Landing, the Vo-Tech is the school of choice for approximately 900 students, about 700 of which are high school students. The remainder of the population is comprised of post-secondary or adult students, most of whom have returned to school to seek a career change. The school also offers part-time classes for adults.
Education Technology Training Center (ETTC) - The ETTC provides K-12 teachers and school administrators with training opportunities on relevant subjects including the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, instructional technology, computer technologies, telecommunications and distance learning.
Stockton University - nestled in 2,000 acres of pristine New Jersey pinelands, Stockton is ranked among the nation's top public colleges and universities in an annual survey of the Best Regional Colleges and Universities of the North. With full time enrollment of 7,500 students, Stockton's focus is on teaching and learning in a liberal arts setting, and offering graduate programs in a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields. Stockton University has expanded its footprint in recent years to include instructional sites in Hammonton and Manahawkin and will open its new Island Campus in Atlantic City in the fall of 2015.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Program - helps the diverse population of Atlantic County adapt to a rapidly changing society and to improve their lives. They focus on issues and needs related to family and economic well-being, agriculture, the environment, natural resource management and youth development through various progams including 4-H, the Master Gardener Program, and the Blueberry Integrated Pest Management prgoram.
Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College - Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC), have established a partnership to bring area residents opportunities to obtain their baccalaureate degrees while staying close to home.
Superintendant of Schools - The Atlantic County Office of Education serves as the local field office and representative for the New Jersey Department of Education. Technical assistance support and monitoring is provided
to the twenty-six public school districts and six charter schools of the county in the areas of program development and approval, assessment and testing, budget and finance, facilities, curriculum and instruction, and staff development, special education, state monitoring, staff certification, legislation, and mandated regulations or guidelines.