Department of Transportation

New Jersey Department of Transportation

2010 Events
December 8, 2010
Healthcare Institute Annual Meeting
Princeton, NJ
November 17, 2010
New Jersey State League of Municipalities Annual Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
league of municipalities photo
NJDOT Commissioner James Simpson fielding questions from mayors and other elected and appointed officials at the New Jersey League of Municipalities convention. Commissioner Simpson was a featured speaker on two panels and discussed the Department's focus on safety and State-of-Good-Repair as well as the importance of properly prioritizing projects to make the best use of limited resources.
October 21, 2010
General Contractors Association of New York Annual Meeting
New York City, NY
October 21, 2010
Women in Transportation Seminar, Greater New York Chapter Annual Gala Reception
New York City, NY
October 13, 2010
New Jersey Alliance for Action Eagle Awards
New Brunswick, NJ
October 12, 2010
Calhoun Street Bridge rededication event
Morrisville, PA
calhoun street bridge rededication event photo
NJDOT Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mrozek joined Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) and local officials to rededicate the recently rehabilitated 126-year-old Calhoun Street Toll-Supported Bridge that connects Trenton, NJ with Morrisville, PA over the Delaware River. Also on hand, but not pictured, at the ceremony to mark the completion of the $11.4 million project were DRJTBC executive director Frank McCartney, DRJTBC Commissioners Yuki Moore Laurenti and Melissa Heller, Trenton mayor Tony Mack and residents from both communities.
October 11, 2010
New Jersey Warehousemen and Movers Association Convention
Atlantic City, NJ
October 8, 2010
Liberty Corridor Freightway grand opening event
Port Elizabeth, NJ
liberty corridor freightway grand opening event photo
NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson joined CSX Railroad Executive Director Clarence Gooden at the Maher Terminal in Port Elizabeth to mark the opening of the new Liberty Corridor Freightway. The major public-private partnership will enable double-stack intermodal freight from the Port of New York and New Jersey to inland destinations, expanding access for freight trains and keeping thousands of trucks off crowded highways in northern New Jersey. 
September 8, 2010
New Jersey Department of Transportation Employee Memorial 10th Anniversary Ceremony
Trenton, NJ
Remarks (pdf 42k)
August 18, 2010
Route 206 Bypass ground breaking event
Hillsborough, NJ
NJDOT Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mrozek joined local officials at an event held on the site of the future highway to mark the start of construction on the new Route 206 Bypass being built east of the existing Route 206, between Old Somerville Road and Mountain View Road in Hillsborough Township. On hand to break ground on the $43 million ‘Contract A’ which will construct the center portion of the new bypass roadway between the Amwell Road and Hillsborough Road intersections were NJDOT Resident Engineer Steve Ruskan, Somerset County Freeholder Jack Ciatterelli, Assemblyman Peter Biondi, Mrozek, Senator Chris Bateman, Hillsborough mayor Frank DelCore, Freeholder Patrick Scaglione, Hillsborough Deputy mayor Gloria McCauley and NJDOT Project Manager George Worth.
August 17, 2010
Southern New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 'Meet the Policy Makers' event
Cherry Hill, NJ
August 16, 2010
Clean Up NJ Press Conference
Springfield Township, NJ
NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson kicked off the 'Clean Up NJ' campaign off of I-78 in Springfield Township to address concerns including litter, unmowed grass and other vegetation blocking sight lines, graffiti and in long term, unsightly rusted bridge structures. NJDOT will focus existing resources to make a noticeable difference in targeted areas, some of which have been identified by legislators and other elected officials who we asked for suggestions.   Commissioner Simpson was joined by NJDOT Region North Maintenance Supervisory Jeff Spicka, NJDOT regional maintenance crew members, NJ State Police, Springfield Township Committeeman Marc Kraus and Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz (D-21).
July 30, 2010
Scudders Falls Bridge announcement
Lower Makefield Township, PA
Scudders Falls Bridge announcement photo
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NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson, representing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, joined with Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission Executive Director Frank McCartney (not pictured) at a press conference in Lower Makefield Township, PA to announce a proposed plan to renovate the heavily traveled Scudder Falls Bridge carrying I-95 over the Delaware River.  According to the proposal, the project would be the nation's first multi-state public-private partnership, or P3.
July 26, 2010
Median Crossover Prevention Press Conference
Upper Freehold, NJ
As crews worked to install new median barrier along I-195 in Upper Freehold, Commissioner Simpson announced that NJDOT has reached a milestone in its objective to install 189 miles of crossover barriers, providing motorists with complete crossover protection on all Interstate and freeway medians of 60 or fewer feet in width. A total of 134 miles of new median protection has been installed statewide in recent years. Seen here with the Commissioner are NJDOT employees Resident Engineer, Charles Bassano, Construction and Maintenance Technician Greg Soldwedel and Manager, Roadway Design Dave Bizuga.
July 22, 2010
Joe Kealey Remembrance Ceremony
Trenton, NJ
Welcome Remarks (pdf 38k)
July 15, 2010
Transportation Forum - Greater Atlantic City Chamber
Atlantic City, NJ
Remarks (pdf 76k)
July 12, 2010
Talmadge Avenue Bridge Ribboncutting
Bound Brook, NJ
June 18, 2010
New Jersey Association of Counties 60th Annual Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
June 11, 2010
New Jersey State Chamber Business Session
Monroe, NJ
June 2, 2010
New Jersey Seed
Trenton, NJ
June 1, 2010
American Council of Engineering Companies
East Windsor, NJ
May 24, 2010
Healthcare Institute of New Jersey 2nd Annual "Partners in the Community"
Trenton, NJ
May 22, 2010
35th Annual Awards for The Eagle Flight Squadron, Inc.
Elizabeth, NJ
May 19, 2010
Southern New Jersey Development Council reception
Glassboro, NJ
Southern New Jersey Development Council Reception photo
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NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson addresses the transportation related interests of constituents at the Southern New Jersey Development Council Reception at Rowan University in Glassboro.
May 17, 2010
18th Annual Transportation Awards - Newark Regional Business Partnership
Newark, NJ
18th Annual Transportation Awards - Newark Regional Business Partnership photo
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Commissioner Jim Simpson delivers the keynote address, focusing on the immediate and long term needs and solutions for New Jersey's transportation system, at the Newark Regional Business Partnership Awards breakfast.
May 13, 2010
"Covering All Modes: The State of our Infrastructure and What's Ahead"
Philadelphia, PA
May 7, 2010
2010 New Jersey Aviation Conference "Navigating the New Jersey Airspace"
Newark, NJ
May 6, 2010
New Jersey Alliance for Action
Edison, NJ
April 29, 2010
TransAction Conference, VIP Round Table Session
Atlantic City, NJ
Keynote Address (pdf 69k)
April 22, 2010
I-95 Corridor Coalition's Freight Academy reception
New Brunswick, NJ
April 21, 2010
Women's Transportation Seminar and MASITE District Members of ITE
Princeton, NJ
April 13, 2010
Catalysts for Growth Seminar Series Part II - Transportation Infrastructure Update
Edison, NJ
April 8, 2010
11th Annual New Jersey Work Zone Safety Awareness Conference
Piscataway, NJ
March 10, 2010
NJDOT launches statewide pothole repair campaign

NJDOT Commissioner James S. Simpson joined members of Region North Maintenance Crew 2130 to repair a few potholes along Route 46 in Teterboro. Commissioner Simpson provided a kick start to the Department's annual springtime pothole repair campaign.

March 1, 2010
New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Designee Simpson Hearing, New Jersey State Senate Judiciary Committee
Trenton, NJ
Statement (pdf 58k)
February 6, 2010
Governor Christie, NJDOT update public on snow removal across New Jersey
Governor Christie, NJDOT update public on snow removal across New Jersey photo
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Governor Photos/Tim Larsen

Governor Chris Christie holds a press conference with NJDOT Acting Commissioner James Simpson and NJ State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes (not pictured) regarding the snowstorm at both the NJDOT Statewide Traffic Management Center in Woodbridge and then at the NJDOT Cherry Hill Maintenance and Electrical Yard in Cherry Hill, NJ

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