Following are examples of high-profile projects in New Jersey that feature Complete Streets elements:
The new Route
36 Highlands Bridge over the Shrewsbury
River, opened to traffic in December
2010, incorporates a Complete Street
design that provides a new pedestrian
overpass in Sea Bright. Bike lanes
will now accommodate bicyclists.
The new Route 36 Highlands Bridge
provides bike lanes.
The new Route
52 Causeway in Somers Point
and Ocean City, has a shared
use path to accommodate pedestrians
as well as bicyclist that prefer
to ride on the path, and the
roadway has bicycle compatible
On the Route 52
can walk on the
shared use path, while
can travel in the bike-compatible
or the shared use path.
Route 45 in the City of Woodbury has been converted from a multi-lane roadway
into a road with one travel
lane in each direction, a left
turn lane, and bike lanes. Known as a road diet, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) encourages the use of this technique as a proven safety countermeasure.
The proposed Route
72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge rehabilitation
project in Stafford and Ship
Bottom will fully accommodate
all users upon completion.
The Route 72 bridge will have
bike lanes and a sidewalk.
first pedestrian hybrid beacon
on a state highway in New Jersey
Magnolia Road and Route 27. The hybrid
beacon is designed to provide
an extra measure of safety
for pedestrians who cross busy Route
27 on their way to and from
the Metropark train station. It displays
red lights requiring motorists
to come to a full stop. Unlike
traditional traffic signals,
the beacon's lights remain
off, or dark, until the traffic-control
device is activated by a