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December 2001
12/28/01 S-1341 legislation signed by Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco to provide amateur radio operator license plates

12/28/01 S-2689 legislation signed by Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco designating highway Route 9 southbound bridge over Raritan River as the "Ellis S. Vieser Memorial Bridge"

12/26/01 A-3337 legislation signed by Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco to update standards for the preservation of driving records

12/21/01 NJDOT to suspend construction for Christmas holiday

12/20/01 Meadow Road overpass opens

12/20/01 MVS will honor driver testing appointments on Monday, December 24

12/19/01 NJDOT awards $12 million for local pedestrian safety and bicycle projects

12/19/01 Route 1-Meadow Road overpass to open

12/17/01 Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles, proposes new rules for the approval of online defense driving courses

12/14/01 MVS amends new rules for permanent resident aliens

12/14/01 Ribbon cut on new Route 9 span over the Raritan River

12/13/01 NJDOT to cut ribbon on new Route 9 span over the Raritan River

12/12/01 NJDOT ready and waiting for Winter 2001-2002

12/11/01 Additional 125 miles of NJ highway will hike to 65 mph on Saturday

12/11/01 NJDOT to break ground on Routes 1 and 130 Interchange

12/10/01 Edison MVS agency moving to Kilmer Road

12/3/01 DMV adopts and concurrently proposes rules pertaining to motorcycle helmet standards

November 2001
11/27/01 Sussex County students help NJDOT complete final phase of wetlands mitigation project

11/21/01 Students at Byram Township Intermediate School to join NJDOT in completing final phase of wetlands mitigation project

11/19/01 NJDOT to suspend construction for Thanksgiving holiday

11/16/01 MVS makes licensing changes for immigrants

11/15/01 Emergency helmet regulations take effect

October 2001
10/31/01 DiFrancesco announces $65 million in transportation grants awarded to municipalities

10/17/01 NJDOT propose new rules prohibiting the transport of hazardous materials though Route 29 tunnel facilty

10/9/01 NJDOT, FHWA and AAA urge motorists to “Put the Brakes on Fatalities”

10/9/01 NJDOT to host third annual Reseach Showcase on October 12

10/5/01 Advisory - NJDOT, FHWA and AAA urge motorists to “Put the Brakes on Fatalities”

10/1/01 NJDOT proposes amendments and new rules governing administration, organization, records management and information requests

September 2001
9/27/01 NJDOT activates special carpool match hotline

9/25/01 NJDOT accelerates I-80 project In Bergen County

9/14/01 NJDOT to discuss Route 3 Bridge over the Passaic River

9/7/01 Acting Governor DiFrancesco announces $30 million plan to preserve and enhance New Jersey's natural resources

9/6/01 Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco conditionally vetoed Bill A-3241/S-2146

9/6/01 DiFrancesco signs legislation making New Jersey's child passenger protection laws strongest in the nation

9/5/01 NJDOT will begin work to re-open I-80 In Morris County

9/5/01 September proclaimed Ridesharing Month

9/5/01 New traffic patterns planned for the Cardiff Circle project

9/4/01 Acting Governor signs legislation funding statewide bridge repairs

August 2001
8/29/01 NJDOT to suspend construction for Labor Day holiday

8/17/01 NJDOT releases final 65 mph report and recommends adding 124 miles to existing network

8/17/01 Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco announces $13.75 million in transportation enhancement grants

8/9/01 DiFrancesco unveils realistic, responsible relief from traffic congestion and tolls on the Parkway

8/7/01 NJDOT proposes to readopt and amend road sign control and outdoor advertising rules

July 2001
7/20/01 Department of Transportation proposes new rules for the installation and use of breath alcohol ignition interlock devices

7/17/01 Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco has signed A-3235 & S-2433 into law

7/10/01 NJDOT to discuss new Route 71 pedestrian crossing in West Long Branch, Monmouth County

7/9/01 NJDOT proposes to readopt and amend office of regulatory affairs practice and procedure rules

7/3/01 Governor DiFrancesco issues executive order to make state eligible for federal funds for Route 80 repairs

7/2/01 NJDOT to suspend construction for the July 4th holiday

7/2/01 I-80 now open to 2 lanes of traffic on a temporary bridge

June 2001
6/29/01 I-80 westbound in Morris County remains closed through Friday evening rush

6/29/01 I- 80 westbound to remain closed until at least 3 pm to prevent reoccurrence of rutting

6/29/01 I- 80 westbound in Morris County remains closed

6/27/01 New Jersey State Airport System Plan public information workshop

6/27/01 Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco has signed A-1325 & A-2523 into law

6/27/01 DiFrancesco signs bill designating the Route 33 bypass, 'Theordore J. Narozanick Highway'

6/27/01 I-80 update

6/26/01 NJDOT cuts ribbon on Route 70 dualization project in Ocean County

6/26/01 I-80 westbound closed

6/19/01 NJDOT proposes to readopt and amend the State Highway Access Management Code

6/18/01 Pereira named Acting MVS Director

6/12/01 Cherry Hill motor vehicle agency relocates

6/12/01 Route 206 southbound traffic to be detoured in Frankford and Lafayette Townships, Sussex County

6/5/01 Congestion Buster Task Force holds first meeting

May 2001
5/31/01 Public invited to discuss state long range transportation plan

5/22/01 NJDOT to announce Reach The Beach effort to combat summer traffic congestion

5/17/01 DiFrancesco announces $11 million in grants to municipalities for local road projects

5/17/01 DiFrancesco and Weinstein open newly reconfigured interchange, formerly known as the Brielle Circle

5/16/01 Acting Governor DiFrancesco will join Commissioner Weinstein to open the reconfirgured interchange formerly known as the Brielle Circle

5/16/01 Acting Governor DiFrancesco proclaims May bike month

5/8/01 DiFrancesco highlights new summer ad campaign and international marketing initiatives aimed at attracting new NJ tourists

5/4/01 Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco signed the following legislation today

April 2001
4/20/01 Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco signed the following legislation today

4/20/01 DiFrancesco signs law to impound cars of drunk drivers

4/18/01 DiFrancesco announces commitment to job growth and economic development in South Jersey

4/17/01 NJDOT proposes to readopt rules on disadvantaged business and women-owned business contracting

4/11/01 DiFrancesco visits Route 206 Improvement Project

4/9/01 DiFrancesco visits Routes 4 and 208 projects in Bergen County

4/6/01 Acting Governor DiFrancesco to visit Routes 4 and 208 project in Bergen County

4/6/01 DiFrancesco announces $10 million for local transportation

4/5/01 DiFrancesco signed legislation for motor vehicle surcharges to fund alcohol treatment programs

4/4/01 NJDOT to host conference in advance of National Workzone Safety Awareness Week 2001

4/3/01 DiFrancesco urges President Bush to maintain federal beach replenishment program

4/2/01 Acting Governor DiFrancesco and officials break ground for State Police Troop C Headquarters and Technology Center in Hamilton

March 2001
3/30/01 Acting Governor signs permanent truck ban for Route 29

3/30/01 Statewide long-range transportation plan update available

3/29/01 DiFrancesco honors families of slain law enforcement officers

3/22/01 DiFrancesco signs legislation S82

3/22/01 Weinstein supports proposed Transportation Enhancement District initiative

3/21/01 Commissioner Weinstein will join Assemblyman DeCroce to announce new legislation to assist local governments in transportation planning

3/8/01 NJ Department of Transportation proposes to readopt local aid rules

3/7/01 Weinstein announces new process for completion of Penns Neck Area EIS

3/6/01 Commissioner Weinstein to discuss Route 1 Corridor Traffic Improvement project

3/1/01 Draft fiscal year 2002 capital program submitted to legislature

February 2001
2/8/01 Governor DiFrancesco orders extension of Route 29 truck ban

January 2001
1/24/01 Governor showcases her commitment to open space preservation in NJ

1/16/01 NJDOT to honor visionary engineer

 
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