Department of Transportation

Project Schedule

NJDOT Pavement Management System (PMS) identified Route 70, Route 38 (Mile Post 0.00) to Cropwell Road (Mile Post 7.70) as “In Need Of Repair” 2011
Concept Development Phase Initiated September 2011
NJDOT approves the Preliminary Preferred Alternative (PPA) to mill and resurface the majority of Route 70. Sections of full depth pavement reconstruction are proposed. Concept Development phase is completed March 2013
Preliminary Engineering Initiated November 2013
Categorical Exclusion Document approved February 2016
Final Design Initiated May 2016
NJDOT Maintenance Engineering & Operations (NJDOT ME&O) conducted Interim Maintenance Roadway Repair Project between Route 70 MP 0.00 To MP 7.70 eastbound and westbound June 2016
Right-Of-Way (ROW) Acquisition Initiated September 2018
Project Limits Extended to Cooper Avenue (Mile Post 8.80) January 2019
Final Design Submission March 2020
Environmental Reevaluation for Categorical Exclusion Document (pending) February 2021 (On-Going)
Environmental Permits Secured and ROW Acquisitions Finalized March 2021
Plans, Specifications, and Estimate (PS&E) Package Submission to NJDOT March 2021
Advertise Project for Bidding May 2021
Award Contract June 2021
Start Construction September 2021
Construction Complete August 2026


Last updated date: October 4, 2021 11:18 AM