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December 2002
12/31/02 Lodi DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/31/02 Wayne DMV agency burglarized

12/26/02 Camden DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/20/02 Fox unveils re-designed Hillsborough Bypass

12/20/02 Lodi DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/18/02 Fox: State no longer issues bogus violations in common sense approach to fixing EZ PASS

12/18/02 Route 9-Nacote Creek bridge opens to traffic

12/15/02 Metchuen becomes 8th designated Transit Village

12/13/02 Additional 2,725 parking spaces to be available in event of a strike

12/12/02 NJDOT announces contingency plans for possible NYC transit strike

12/5/02 McGreevey attends Central Jersey Transportation Forum

12/3/02 NJDOT unveils near term strategy to improve highway safety in New Jersey

November 2002
11/27/02 Holiday schedule

11/26/02 With the first snow on the way, NJDOT advises motorists to drive carefully

11/26/02 Statewide law enforcement agenciesendorse Governor's DMV reforms

11/20/02 MEDIA ALERT -- I-78 and I-80 closed due to truck accidents

11/19/02 DMV institutes customer service training

11/19/02 Jack Lettiere named Commissioner of Transportation

11/14/02 James P. Fox named Governor's Chief of Staff

11/8/02 Registration fee increases for boats and commercial vehicles

11/7/02 McGreevey receives Final Report from Fix DMV Commission

11/7/02 NJDOT to make improvements to Beverwyck Road park and ride lot over the next two weekends

11/6/02 Route 29 truck restriction to be made permanent

11/6/02 Traffic congestion, infrastructure improvements top NJ agenda

11/4/02 NJDOT proposes to repeal existing permit rules for highway occupancy permits

October 2002
10/30/02 Governor McGreevey unveils high speed E-ZPass

10/30/02 NJDOT to host fourth annual Research Showcase at Rowan University

10/30/02 NJDOT transfers Route 124 to Maplewood Township

10/29/02 Commissioner Fox, Attorney General Samson unveil Document Fraud Task Force

10/28/02 Property purchased for Route 29 Scenic Byway

10/23/02 Height clearance on Shark River Bridge limited to 50 feet beginning on November 4, 2002

10/22/02 NJDOT proposes to readopt with amendments Smart Moves program rules

10/18/02 Announcement to be made on new Parkway interchange in Cape May County

10/15/02 Commissioner Fox discusses pedestrian safety in Elizabeth

10/10/02 Commissioner Fox to address pedestrian safety in Elizabeth

10/3/02 Commissioner Fox to present check to Clifton for local road projects

10/3/02 Commissioner Fox to present check to North Plainfield for local road projects

10/2/02 Governor McGreevey announces upcoming launch of Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Service t historic Hoboken Terminal

10/1/02 David J. Goldberg Transportation Building dedicated today

September 2002
9/30/02 New Montclair Connection rail link opens

9/20/02 Hudson River Waterfront Walkway receives $1 million NJDOT grant

9/19/02 Hudson River Waterfront Walkway to receive $1 million NJDOT grant

9/19/02 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt permit rules

9/16/02 Commissioner Fox to make announcement for Irvington bus commuters

9/13/02 Shark River bridge work to begin on Tuesday

9/8/02 McGreevey: New Jersey to receive $206 million in federal funds for Transit facilities impacted by September 11th

9/5/02 Route 27 to close for weekend

9/3/02 Route 71 pedestrian tunnel opened

August 2002
8/29/02 McGreevey announces $84 million award to rebuild NJ Parkway bridge over the Raritan

8/28/02 Fox announces accelerated timetable for Route 46 project in Totowa

8/27/02 Commissioner Fox and Congressman Pascrell to tour and provide updated timetable for Route 46 project at Riverview Drive in Totowa

8/21/02 DMV proposes regulations pertaining to the enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program

8/21/02 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt with amendments rules governing construction control

8/5/02 Governor McGreevey Signs Legislation

8/5/02 Fox announces $3 million funding agreement for improvements at Route 18 in East Brunswick

July 2002
7/26/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Mercer County

7/26/02 NJDOT implements communications plan for Shark River bridge construction work

7/25/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Middlesex County

7/25/02 Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex rail study moving to next phase: Public Outreach Effort to Begin in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties

7/24/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Burlington County

7/24/02 Fox announces more parking and security added at Hamilton train station

7/23/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Salem County

7/23/02 Fox to present check for downtown improvements for Haddon Township, Camden County

7/23/02 Pt. Pleasant Beach receives downtown improvement funds

7/22/02 Fox signs agreement allowing deepening of Port Jersey Channel

7/22/02 Fox to present check to Point Pleasant Beach for downtown redevelopment project

7/22/02 Fox to make announcement about Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex rail study

7/19/02 New Ocean City-Longport bridge opens to traffic

7/18/02 Fox to join local officials to cut ribbon for new Ocean City-Longport bridge

7/17/02 Fox announces new park & ride lot to be built in Gloucester County

7/15/02 NJDOT proposes to amend ZORF regulation

7/11/02 Governor McGreevey Unveils E-Z Pass Reforms

7/10/02 DMV consolidates driver testing centers and road test sites

7/10/02 Commissioner Fox presents check for Ivy Avenue bridge project

7/10/02 NJDOT proposes new rules and amendments governing access to government records and amending organizational structure of Division of Motor Vehicles

7/9/02 MEDIA ADVISORY - Commissioner Fox to present check for Ivy Avenue bridge project, Bergen County

7/8/02 Governor takes aim at uninsured motorists

7/3/02 MVS Wayne Regional Service Center adjusts hours to better serve customers

7/2/02 Commissioner Fox to host “Fix DMV” Hearing July 15

7/1/02 NJDOT suspends construction for Holiday Weekend

June 2002
6/28/02 Union Avenue bridge over Passaic River to open to traffic tonight

6/27/02 Rahway becomes the seventh community to join Transit Village program

6/25/02 Fox announces freight improvement grant to Salem County railroad

6/25/02 Commissioner Fox announces commuter parking expansion

6/25/02 Governor McGreevy, Commissioner Fox Say AMTRAK contingency plan impossible

6/24/02 Governor McGreevey Signs Legislation Increasing Jail Time for Persons Driving With a Revoked License

6/24/02 Fox to cut ribbon for new Howard Boulevard Park and Ride lot

6/20/02 NJDOT to cut ribbon at new Route 31/I-95 ramp

6/19/02 Commissioner Fox announces major I-295 reconstruction project

6/18/02 Fox to announce start of major I-295 reconstruction project

6/17/02 Harbor deepening projects clear major hurdle

6/13/02 McGreevey announces backing of plan to revitalize Camden

6/12/02 Landing Lane bridge over D&R Canal in New Brunswick to close for repairs

6/11/02 Interstate truck renewal now online

6/10/02 McGreevey announces plans for new train station and parking facility in Little Falls

6/10/02 Fox announces planned improvements to Route 73 in Maple Shade

6/7/02 McGreevey announces $28 million for reconstruction of Victory Bridge

6/5/02 Creek Road Bridge repairs move forward to allow reopening on Monday morning

6/5/02 MOTORIST ALERT - I-295 Southbound to close to repair Creek Road Bridge

6/4/02 McGreevey forges partnership to move redevelopment efforts in Asbury Park

6/4/02 Legreide sworn in as DMV Director, by predecessor

6/4/02 Ground broken for Route 31 and 579 intersection project

6/3/02 Bidders solicited for new span to be built aside the Driscoll Bridge

May 2002
5/31/02 Temporary detour of Park Avenue to begin Monday, June 3, 2002

5/31/02 Temporary detour of Route 9 southbound traffic in Woodbridge to begin at 3 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2002

5/30/02 Creek Road Bridge over 295 damaged in afternoon accident

5/29/02 Governor unveils plan to ease rail overcrowding

5/28/02 Governor McGreevey outlines $14 million investment in Gloucester County Transportation improvements

5/23/02 NJDOT suspends construction for holiday weekend - North Jersey

5/22/02 NJDOT suspends construction for holiday weekend - South Jersey

5/14/02 McGreevey announces tougher security initiatives for DMV facilities throughout New Jersey

5/14/02 McGreevey breaks ground on long-awaited Route 15 intersection improvement project. Announces allocation of money for dam repairs

5/13/02 McGreevey announces Transportation Infrastructure Plan for Hudson County

5/13/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Dover Township

5/10/02 Fox recommends Ramsey for new rail station along Route 17

5/7/02 Fox: State Transportation Plan to fund replacement of 90-year-old Route 49 Salem River bridge this year

5/6/02 McGreevey seeks renegotiation of Parsons contact and new vendor, if necessary

5/3/02 NJDOT sponsoring bike collection for shipment overseas in conjunction with Bike Month

5/3/02 Bridge between Bound Brook and South Bound Brook will be closed to traffic from May 11-20

5/2/02 NJDOT to host national transportation civil rights conference in Atlantic City

5/1/02 Commissioner Fox meets with East Windsor officials


Temporary detour of traffic at the Cardiff Circle to begin Friday evening, May 3

April 2002
4/30/02 Driscoll Bridge project advances with today's action by Turnpike board

4/29/02 Fox's first two E-ZPass fixes enacted by Turnpike Authority

4/25/02 Route 1 & 9 affected by Newark chemical leak

4/25/02 Fox and Campbell advance pollution controls with NJ TRANSIT buses

4/23/02 Public invited to meeting on solution to improve 295/76/42 interchange

4/22/02 Paterson Plank Road project debuts in Hudson County

4/17/02 Governor McGreevey and Mayor James open new Route 21 Viaduct

4/15/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Springfield Township

4/11/02 State signs agreement to acquire Solberg Airport

4/9/02 Fox calls on motorists, road crews to pay attention to safety

4/8/02 McGreevey announces plans to rebuild Driscoll Bridge

4/8/02 Congestion Buster Task Force to hold public meetings


Fox announces $3 million in "Centers" grants to municipalities for local transportation projects

4/4/02 McGreevey names Diane Legreide to head Division of Motor Vehicle Services

4/4/02 McGreevey creates commission to Fix DMV

4/1/02 Proposed FY2003 Capital Program submitted to Legislature


NJDOT proposed to readopt and amend regulation pertaining to autobuses

March 2002
3/28/02 Commissioner Fox to release proposed FY 2003 Capital Program

3/26/02 McGreevey signs E.O. establishing Toll Road Consolidation Commission

3/26/02 New agreement to provide needed parking for commuters

3/25/02 Fox announces additional commuting options for Holland Tunnel commuters

3/21/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Deptford Township

3/19/02 New license plate promotes organ donors

3/14/02 Commuters can continue parking at Willowbrook Mall while alternative arrangements are finalized

3/12/02 NJDOT to unveil proposals for Route 17 improvements in Bergen County


McGreevey names Warrington as head of N.J. Transit

February 2002
2/27/02 Route 29 tunnel to open to traffic Saturday, March 2 - new traffic patterns in area for Monday's commute

2/21/02 Acting Commissioner Fox withdraws new truck regulation

2/19/02 DMV proposes regulations pertaining to school buses

2/19/02 NJDOT proposes amendments to the State Highway Access Management Code affecting Stafford Township in Ocean County and Kingwood Township in Hunterdon County


NJDOT proposes to amend rules governing access for intrastate 102-inch wide and STAA vehicles

January 2002
1/24/02 McGreevey orders audit of Parsons contract as part of pledge to root out waste and mismanagement

1/22/02 NJDOT proposes to readopt rules governing aeronutical investigation and enforcement

1/14/02 Codey creates task force on driver distraction and highway safety

1/11/02 S-1933 legislation creates Shade Tree and Community Forest Preservation license plates for commercial vehicles

1/8/02 S-2708/2630 legislation appropriates $1.5 million to the NJDOT to establish a "Secure Driver's License Fund" to receive fees collected for digitized pictures

1/8/02 A-3241 legislation modifies the state's Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

1/8/02 A-3925 legislation provides the statutory authority for the establishment of the Office of Maritime Resources

1/7/02 S-2702 legislation appropriates $101.3 million to the Office of Maritime Resources in NJDOT

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