New Jersey Department of Transportation

Motorists that have long had to endure mind-numbing traffic delays as they pass through a multi-highway interchange near Camden, N.J., are now witnessing a noticeable difference along the major roadway system. To alleviate the gridlock, NJDOT awarded the first of four separate construction contracts in March 2013 to reconfigure and improve the I-295/I-76/NJ Route 42 intersections in the townships of Bellmawr, Mt.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the awarding of 12 Airport Improvement Program grants totaling more than $4.8 million in state funds to support airport safety and improvement projects. These grants, which leverage federal funding and airport contributions, will support a total of $31.4 million worth of work.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announces the grant solicitation period for FY20 Local Freight Impact Fund program is open with applications being accepted through Oct. 16, 2019. "Efficiently moving goods to and from New Jersey's seaports, airports, and rail yards is an essential part of our state and regional economy," said Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, NJDOT commissioner.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced the release of $161.25 million in Fiscal Year 2020 County Aid grants on Aug. 1 to help make infrastructure improvements on the local level. The grants are funded through the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which is supported by the gas tax.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announces the grant solicitation period for FY20 Local Bridges Fund program is open with applications being accepted through Oct. 16, 2019. "The New Jersey Department of Transportation is committed to maintaining and improving New Jersey's local transportation infrastructure by providing funds to make critical improvements to county-owned bridges, over which thousands of motorists travel daily," said Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, NJDOT commissioner.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the completion of a bridge fender replacement project that upgraded four structures in Cape May County. The project was the first of its kind in the state and included the removal of deteriorating timber fenders and replacement with a new environmentally friendly design.

On May 24, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) announced the awarding of more than $5.6 million in 10 federal grants under the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides (TA Set-Asides) programs.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) announced the awarding of nearly $20 million in 27 federal grants under the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives Set-Asides (TA Set-Asides) programs.

Gov. Phil Murphy, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver and DOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced that 95 percent of New Jersey municipalities will receive Municipal Aid grant awards, totaling $161.25 million. A total of 537 cities and towns across the state are receiving grants to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements in an effort to continue the Department of Transportation's Commitment to Communities' efforts.

A $102 million state-funded project involving a nine-span viaduct along Route 495 is currently under way in New Jersey's Hudson County. Specifically, the bridge carries traffic on Route 495 over the NYS&W and Conrail rail lines, as well as Route 1 and 9, Paterson Plank Road and Liberty Avenue in the township of North Bergen.

Gov. Phil Murphy (D) and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti made a joint appearance on Jan. 22 to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to invest in a new monorail system for the Newark Liberty International Airport; an investment news reports indicated could cost more than $2 billion.