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December 2000
12/28/00 Governor joins state police and DOT in urging residents to take precautions

12/26/00 Ribbon cut for Route 21 freeway

12/4/00 Governor Christie Whitman today signed the following legislation

12/4/00 NJDOT installs truck ban signs for Route 29

November 2000
11/22/00 Whitman says NJDOT ready for winter's worst

11/22/00 Governor showcases upcoming Southern NJ Light Rail Transit System

11/20/00 Regulations establishing Graduated Driver License program published today

11/20/00 NJDOT proposes regulations amending Airport Safety Improvement Aid program

11/17/00 NJDOT to conduct incident management discussion group

11/16/00 Motor Vehicles regional office moving to West Deptford

11/15/00 Governor orders truck ban on Route 29

11/13/00 Whitman signs legislation appropriating $150 million for safe bridges and roads

11/13/00 $79 million awarded to municipalities in FY2001

11/6/00 NJDOT to host second annual Research Showcase

11/6/00 Route 542 to be closed on November 7

11/2/00 Governor Whitman today signed the following legislation

11/2/00 Whitman orders environmental study of Millstone Bypass project

11/2/00 NJDOT advances urban youth program

11/1/00 Route 9 detour to begin on November 4

October 2000
10/31/00 POSTPONED: NJDOT to honor visionary engineer

10/30/00 NJDOT to honor visionary engineer

10/27/00 Public hearing scheduled for the Draft Environmental Assessment for Route 52 Causeway bridge project

10/25/00 Monmouth County diversion route book completed

10/20/00 NJDOT to discuss Route 10 and Powder Mill Road project

10/17/00 Draft Environmental Assessment released for Route 1 traffic signal project in West Windsor

10/12/00 Commissioner Weinstein tours Secaucus Transfer Station stressing importance of renewing transportation funding

10/10/00 Commissioner Weinstein will tour Brielle Circle stressing importance of renewing the transportation trust fund

September 2000
9/22/00 State to end inspection rebates

9/22/00 Weinstein to discuss automobile inspection system

August 2000
8/30/00 NJDOT suspends construction activities for Labor Day weekend

8/28/00 Truck amendments to be published

8/21/00 Governor today conditionally vetoed the following legislation

8/17/00 NJDOT awards $440 million in new construction contracts

8/16/00 Work begins on Route 33 freeway extension

8/14/00 Governor requests federal disaster declaration for Morris and Sussex counties
8/14/00 Governor Whitman signs bill to prevent drunk driving

8/11/00 Proposed Route 46 park and ride lot to be discussed

July 2000
7/28/00 Governor welcomes Battleship New Jersey to Camden Waterfront

7/27/00 State unveils $5 million commitment to aid Parkside area in Camden

7/24/00 Governor Christie Whitman signed legislation creating a new traffic violation

7/21/00 Governor Whitman signs bill to prevent drunk driving

7/20/00 Governor signs Transportation Trust Fund bill providing $3.75 billion for road and transit projects through 2004

7/20/00 NJDOT breaks ground on Portway

7/20/00 Commissioner Weinstein to break ground on first Portway project 

7/17/00 NJDOT to readopt rules on autobus and trolley operations 

7/13/00 Governor Whitman applauds passage of Transportation Trust Fund

7/5/00 Governor announces $1.5 million in FY00 Centers grants to municipalities

June 2000
6/29/00 NJDOT suspends construction for Fourth of July holiday weekend

6/28/00 NJDOT announces traffic mitigation plans for OPSAIL 2000

6/23/00 Public invited to participate in long-range transportation plan

6/22/00 Governor launches bike rack program on buses for New Jersey Transit

6/15/00 Governor breaks ground for ballpark; unveils Battleship New Jersey, "Welcome to New Jersey" sign on Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Camden

6/14/00 Ari named Acting DMV Director

6/9/00 Whitman response to investigation by AG panel on implementation of inspection system

6/7/00 Public invited to participate in long-range transportation plan

6/1/00 NJDOT announces appointment system for seven inspection stations

May 2000
5/31/00 Weinstein and Kamin to discuss changes to inspection system

5/25/00 Memorial Day holiday travelers can take advantage of Smart Traveler

5/25/00 Landing Lane Bridge to close for repairs

5/24/00 Route 35 Coopers Bridge open to traffic

5/23/00 Route 35 Coopers Bridge to open

5/15/00 AccessDMV enables New Jersey motorists to register vehicles via internet

5/12/00 Commissioner Weinstein to demonstrate AccessDMV

5/8/00 Governor Whitman breaks ground for the Southern New Jersey Light Rail System

5/5/00 Governor honors winners at state employee recognition ceremony during National Public Service Recognition Week

5/2/00 Whitman administration is driving force in Admiral Wilson Boulevard's redevelopment

April 2000
4/28/00 Governor's weekly radio message discusses sustaining economic and environmental success

4/24/00 Governor Christie Whitman today signed the following pieces of legislation

4/17/00 Gimello named Executive Director of Maritime Resources

4/11/00 Traffic shifts in Clifton as part of the Route 21 Freeway construction

4/7/00 Governor Christie Whitman signs statewide transportation and local bridge fund

4/4/00 $14 million awarded to municipalities for local road projects

4/3/00 I-76 lane closure to begin on Wednesday, April 5

March 2000
3/27/00 MVS office in East Orange to move to new location

3/27/00 Public hearing scheduled for the South Jersey Regional Airport

3/23/00 Governor Christie Whitman today signed the following pieces of legislation

3/16/00 Weinstein and Kamin to discuss inspection system progress

3/1/00 Draft fiscal year 2001 capital program

February 2000
2/25/00 Whitman and Weinstein meet with Parsons

2/22/00 NJDOT delivers 65 mph report

2/2/00 NJDOT to award $12 million in transportation enhancement grants

2/1/00 Over $11 million awarded for local bike and pedestrian projects

January 2000
1/26/00 Governor directs relief program for motorists

1/24/00 Governor declares prosperity dividend during annual budget address

1/21/00 Whitman to limit Parsons' payments

1/18/00 Governor signs bills to save lives by keeping more drunk drivers off roads

1/18/00 Governor Christie Whitman signed today the following pieces of legislation

1/13/00 Governor signs legislation establishing penalties for interstate truckers on local roads

1/13/00 Governor announces $6.3 million revitalization program in Camden

1/6/00 State reaches agreement with EPA

1/6/00 Governor Christie Whitman signed the following pieces of legislation

1/5/00 Whitman urges EPA assistance with inspections, warns Parsons

1/5/00 Traffic shifts to occur in Clifton as part of the Route 21 Freeway construction

 
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