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Route 1 and Meadow Road

West Windsor Mercer County

Frequently Asked Questions

What's going on?
A. The project will:
  • Eliminate the traffic light.
  • Build an overpass to carry Meadow Road over Route 1 with ramps to north- and southbound Route 1.
  • Widen Route 1 by one lane between Carnegie Center Boulevard and Alexander Road.
  • Realign Route 1 to connect to improved Meadow Road east of Route 1.
  • Improve and relocate Meadow Road between Route 1 and Clarksville Road.
  • Build a connector road between Carnegie Center loop road and the relocated Meadow Road.
  • Build a new "collector-distributor" road on the northbound side of Route 1 from south of Meadow Road to Carnegie Center Boulevard.
How much does this cost?
A. It costs $13 million funded by New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund, West Windsor's Transportation Improvement District and Mercer County.
When will this project be completed?
A. Spring 2002.
What are the traffic impacts of this construction?
A. Three lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction throughout construction.
How will motorists keep informed?
  • Variable message signs on the roadway
  • Radio traffic reports
  • This web site
What are the environmental elements?
A. The wetlands within this project will be protected by concrete retaining walls. New landscaping will screen the area, create aesthetic views and soften the appearance of the new structures.
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