Program Documents
October 2013

 

Section 1
Contract No. T 869.120.101
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South / South to North Outer Roadways, Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Milepost 51.5 to 52.3
Township of Mansfield, Burlington County


Contract T869.120.101 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to IEW Construction Group, Inc., on January 26, 2010.  The notice to proceed was issued February 17, 2010, and the preconstruction meeting was held February 19, 2010. The contractor worked on building new north and south bound outer roadways from mileposts 51.5 to 52.3 for the NJ Turnpike 6 to 9 Widening by adding three lanes north and south bound.  Contract 101 was completed on schedule on March 24, 2012, with a final inspection held on June 13, 2012.  This contract has been accepted by the NJ Turnpike Authority October 1, 2013.

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January 2011

 

Sections 1 & 2

Contract No. T 869.120.002
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Laurel Run Reforestation
NJ Turnpike Milepost 54.2
Township of Bordentown, Burlington County

 

The Laurel Run Reforestation contract was awarded February 17, 2010 to Central Jersey Landscaping, Inc.  This contract reforested 15.8 acres in the Township of Bordentown, Burlington County, at NJ Turnpike Milepost 54.2 with 5,770 trees and shrubs.  Notice to proceed by issued by the NJ Turnpike Authority on March 5, 2010. The contractor planted a variety of trees including Pine, Douglas Fir, Spruce, Cedar, Poplar, Holly, and Sweetgum, and the caliper of these tree ranged from 2 to 2 ½ inches and 12 to 14 feet in height.  Final inspection was conducted on July 7, 2010, and the NJ Turnpike Authority accepted the contract January 25, 2011.

 

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June 2012

 

Sections 1, 4, & 8
Contract No. T 869.120.001
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Freshwater Wetland Mitigation
NJ Turnpike Milepost 50.7 to 74.1
Townships of Mansfield (Burlington County), Robbinsville (Mercer County) & South Brunswick (Middlesex County)

 

This contract was awarded to A. Servidone, Inc. /  B. Anthony Construction Corp., A Joint Venture on May 20, 2010.  The notice to proceed was issued on May 27, 2010.  This contract constructed four freshwater wetland mitigation sites for Devils Brook (NJT Milepost 74.1, South Brunswick), Upper Crafts Creek  (NJT Milepost 51.2, Mansfield), Lower Crafts Creek (NJT Milepost 50.7, Mansfield), and Back Creek (NJT Milepost 60.0, Robbinsville).  This contract reached substantial completion June 15, 2011, and the Burlington, Freehold and Mercer County Soil Conservation Services were notified of completion. Final inspection for this contract was held on July 19, 2011, and the NJ Turnpike Authority accepted this contract on June 26, 2012.

 

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January – March 2014

 


Section 1
Contract No. T 869.120.102
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South / South to North Outer Roadways, Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Milepost 48.7 to 50.5
Townships of Springfield & Mansfield, Burlington County


Contract T869.120.102 Photo Gallery


IEW Construction Group was awarded the Widening Program Contract 102 on August 16, 2010, and Notice-to-Proceed followed on September 1, 2010. This contract widened the New Jersey Turnpike north and south bound, and included the construction of two new outer roadways. The southern limit of this contract at milepost 48.7 merges/diverges with the existing Turnpike roadway, while at the northern limit at milepost 50.5 the lanes will be fully separated inner and outer roadways when this section opens in 2014. Two new local roadway overpass structures at CR-543/Columbus-Florence Road and CR-628/Jacksonville-Hedding Road were constructed and the existing structures along the Turnpike at Crafts Creek and over Mill Lane were widened. The contractor has also built 12 retaining walls; drainage; 19 overhead sign structures; delineations; lighting; top soiling and seeding; and other miscellaneous items.  Substantial completion of this contract was achieved July 8, 2013, and the NJ Turnpike Authority inspected this contract on July 18, 2013.


Preparations of as-built drawings and finalization of contract are underway by the contractor.

 

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February – March 2014

 


Section 1
Contract T869.120.103
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 6 Ramps & North to South / South to North Outer Roadways, Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, ITS, & Illumination
Milepost 50.5 to 51.5
Township of Bordentown, Burlington County


Contract T869.120.103 Photo Gallery 

 


This contract was awarded to George Harms Construction Company, Inc., on March 30, 2010.  The Preconstruction Meeting was held on April 23, 2010 and Notice to Proceed was issued on May 3, 2010. The contractor is working on building new north and south bound outer roadways from mileposts 50.5 to 51.5 for the NJ Turnpike 6 to 9 Widening and is building or reconstructing ramps to and from Interchange 6. The contractor has finished rebuilding the Mansfield Road bridge and has completed the NT bridge widening over Columbus-Hedding Road, the Ramp ST (South to Toll Ramp), TNI (Toll to North Inner Ramp) and the SIT (South Inner to Toll Ramp) structures over the NJ Turnpike. The contractor is also building a ramp for the toll to north bound outer roadway (TNO).


During this time period, the contractor worked on the Columbus-Hedding Road bridge installing chain link fence and removing the overhang brackets on the bridge. In other areas of the contract, the contractor worked on installation of drainage, swale excavation, and placing topsoil at the swale on the northbound outer (SNO) roadway. The contractor also worked on sign structure installations. He constructed the ITS platform for overhead sign structures on PA Extension, erected cantilever columns for a sign structure at MP 49.70, erected sign span structures at various locations, installed electric wires and conduit at sign structures and installed ITS (intelligent traffic system) conduit at the TS Ramp. Also at the TS Ramp, the contractor installed wires, LED luminaries and light poles. On the mainline roadway, the contractor cold patched potholes and sealing joints on the inner roadway lanes, installed ROW fence and beam guide rail on the north and south bound outer roadways. At the TS Ramp, he paved and completed the TS traffic alignment and demolished the temporary bridge over TS ramp. The contractor also conducted temporary striping at TS Ramp and SB Outer roadway.


In coming month, the contractor anticipates continuing construction activities including erection of sign structures, fence and guide rail installation and lighting installation.


December 2013 – January 2014
The contractor worked on MSE wall construction, berm surfacing, sign structure fabrication, and roadway excavation at various places within his contact during this time period. At the Columbus-Hedding Road over the NJ Turnpike bridge, the contractor worked on the parapet, approach slab construction, bridge deck construction, and fence installation. The contractor also worked on the various ramps within his contract: construction of approach slabs; under drainage installation; asphalt paving; guide rail and ROW fence installation; electric and light installation; median barrier construction; sidewalk construction; and roadway striping. The contractor also performed a traffic switch for the SIT ramp and removed existing striping and re-striped at the SIT ramp and on the SNI right shoulder. In February, the contractor plans on continuing his work on the ramps and bridge structures, and anticipates doing traffic shifts for the NIT and TS ramps.


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March 2014


Contract No. T869.120.904
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
NSI and SNI Roadway Rehabilitation
Paving, Barrier, Bridge Repair and Reforestation Mile 47.4 to Mile 61.0


This contract was awarded January 28, 2014 and notice to proceed was issued February 17, 2014. Contract 904 allows for the rehabilitation of the north and south inner roadway from mileposts 47.4 to 61.0. The contractor will conduct paving, barrier installation, bridge repair and reforestation.


During March, the contractor took delivery of trees to his staging areas, and he began layout and planting of trees in designated areas. Other work conducted included milling and paving from milepost 48.2 to milepost 49.6 on the northbound inner roadway. He also conducted inspection of median barriers and bridge structures.


In the coming month, the contractor anticipates continuing to accept tree deliveries and will mill and pave from milepost 49.6 to milepost 48.2 on the southbound roadway.


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January - March 2014

 

Section 2
Contract No. T 869.120.201
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South Outer /South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, Lighting, Pavement Markings & Signing
Milepost 52.3 - 53.4
Township of Bordentown, Burlington County

 

Contract T869.120.201 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to South State Inc. on July 15, 2009.  The preconstruction meeting was held on August 3, 2009, and notice to proceed was issued August 21, 2009. This contract built new outer roadways north and south from mileposts 52.3 to 53.4 for the NJ Turnpike 6 to 9 Widening. The contractor also built a new State Police U-Turn Bridge (SPUT) and widened the bridge where the NJ Turnpike passes over Rt. 206. This contract is essentially complete as of July 25, 2012, and the contractor is in the process of completing his project close-out activities.

 

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December 2013 – March 2014

 

Section 2
Contract No. T 869.120.202
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South Outer /South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, & Structures
Milepost 55.1 – 56.5
Township of Bordentown, Burlington County

 

Contract T869.120.202 Photo Gallery

 

South State, Inc. was awarded this contract on December 18, 2009; the Notice to Proceed was issued on January 20, 2010. The contractor is building new outer roadways north and south from mileposts 55.1 to 56.5 for the NJ Turnpike 6 to 9 Widening and rebuilding bridges spanning over the NJ Turnpike at Bordentown-Chesterfield Road and Ward Avenue. Ward Avenue has been rebuilt and reopened, and Bordentown-Chesterfield Road remains open during the building of the new bridge over the NJ Turnpike.


During this time period, the contactor worked on the median barriers and completed paving the surface of the travel lanes and shoulders on the mainline NJ Turnpike.  The contractor also worked on slope protection; drainage; installation of Right-of-Way fence; local road paving; pothole repair; and electric and testing of the VMS and VSLS signs. In the coming time period, the contractor will complete testing and will activate the VMS signs, complete seeding and matting throughout the project limits, and will work on punch list items.


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December 2013 – March 2014

 

Section 2
Contract No. T 869.120.203
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 7 Ramps & North to South Outer /South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Milepost 53.4 to 55.1
Townships of Bordentown & Chesterfield, Burlington County

 

Contract T869.120.203 Photo Gallery

 

Union Paving & Construction Company, Inc. was awarded this contract on July 27, 2010; the Notice to Proceed was issued on August 27, 2010. The contractor will be widening the NJ Turnpike from milepost 53.4 to 55.1, constructing new bridges over Georgetown Road, Interchange 7 and Blacks Creek and providing viaducts over Laurel Run Creek and the new exit ramps to Interchange 7. The contractor reached substantial completion of his contract on September 25, 2013.


During this time period, the contractor worked on erecting the HCMS (Hybrid Changeable Message Signs) structures and installed pavement markers and signage within the Contract 202 limits. The contractor anticipates continuing to work on the HCMS structures and the installation of pavement markers and signage in the coming month. He is also working on his punch list for this contract.


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April 2012


Section 3
Contract No. T 869.120.301
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Utility relocation, S. Broad Str. grading, paving & drainage
Crosswick-Hamilton Square Rd. & Uncle Pete’s Rd.
Milepost 57.1 – 58.3
Hamilton Township, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.301 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to J.F. Creamer Co. on November 17, 2009 and Notice to Proceed was issued on December 21, 2009. This contract covers NJ Turnpike mileposts 57.1 to 58.3 and allows for relocating Uncle Pete’s Road, parallel to the NJ Turnpike, slightly west of its original location to accommodate the Widening of the NJ Turnpike and lowering Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road to accommodate the new NJ Turnpike bridge that will be built over the road in Contract 302. Contract 301 provided for the relocation of public and private utilities prior to the start of Contract 302 which included the jacking of new utility conduit under the Turnpike at South Broad Street Bridge. Notice of Substantial Completion was issued on June 27, 2011, and the Final Inspection was held on July 18, 2011. The NJ Turnpike Authority accepted this contract April 25, 2012.


 

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July - September 2013

 

Section 3
Contract No. T 869.120.302
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, and Lighting
Service Area 6 & Roadways
Mileposts 56.5 to 59.7
Townships of Chesterfield, Burlington County, & Hamilton & Robbinsville, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.302 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to South State, Inc. on November 18, 2010.  Construction started in early 2011 and is anticipated to be completed in May 2014. This contract will add three new lanes for the north and south bound outer roadway and also includes reconstruction of local road bridges at South Broad Street (SBSt), Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road (C-HSqRd), Yardville-Allentown Road (Y-ARd), and Merrick Road (MRd), four new service area flyover ramps on the Turnpike roadway, NJTA Maintenance District 3 U-Turn underpass, Doctors Creek Culvert extension, 17 new sign structures, and improvements to drainage, lighting and utilities. Merrick Road has been reconstructed and reopened to traffic in November 2012 and South Broad Street was reconstructed and reopened at the end of June 2013.

 

During this time period, the contractor worked on roadway excavation, embankment construction and earthwork throughout his contract area.  He also worked on the punchlist items for South Broad Street. Other work done throughout the contract area included: drainage installation; MSE wall construction; installation of conduit, junction boxes; wire installed for the ITS and highway lighting; installed mainline and ramp base and intermediate paving from milepost 58.10 at Yardville-Allentown Road to the U-Turn bridge at milepost 56.92 SO.

 

At Yardville-Allentown Road, the contactor bridge fencing, and also installed embankment, and underground electric and gas lines. He also installed shield in preparation for demolition of the old bridge structure and began construction of the Yardville-Allentown Road intersection at Uncle Pete’s Road. The contactor also constructed a new barrier on Uncle Pete’s Road.

 

At the bridge structure over Crosswicks Creek, the contractor installed bridge deck forms, approach slab formwork and reinforcement, and placed concrete for the approach slabs and parapets. At the bridge over Doctor’s Creek, the contractor erected structural steel, and installed bridge deck reinforcement steel.

 

At Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road, the contractor installed deck forms and steel reinforcement. He also installed approach slab reinforcement and parapets, and placed parapet concrete. At the various ramps within this contract, the contractor worked on approach slab, parapet, and bridge deck construction. At the SANI (Service Area to North Inner) the contractor began base paving and conducted a shift in traffic exiting SA 6N to new SANI ramp.

 

In the coming month, the contractor anticipates beginning bridge demolition at Yardville-Allentown Road and will continue construction of the new intersection with Uncle Pete’s Road.

 

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May 2014

 

Section 4

Contract No. T 869.120.401
Interchange # 7A, Local Roadways and Ramp Toll North Over I-195
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, Lighting
Mileposts 59.7 to 60.9
Townships of Hamilton & Robbinsville, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.401 Photo Gallery 



This contract was awarded to IEW Construction Services Group, Inc., on August 13, 2009 and covers the Widening Program construction from NJ Turnpike milepost 59.7 to milepost 60.9.  This contract allowed for reconstruction of the Edgebrook Road (ER) and Robbinsville-Allentown Road (R-AR) bridges over the NJ Turnpike mainline, as well as the future ramps and construction of a portion of the Toll North Ramp (TNR) for Interchange 7A, including a bridge, from over Route I-195 to Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Final inspection was held with the Mercer County Soil Conservation as well as with the NJ Turnpike Authority in August 2013.


The contractor worked on repairs to conduit at Edgebrook Road and to an inlet at Ramp TN. During the next time period, the contractor anticipates doing touch up on topsoil and seeding within his project limits and will also continue to work on his punchlist.


March & April 2014
During this time period, the contractor worked on his punchlist and will continue work into the next month.

 

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May 2014

 

Section 4

Contract No. T 869.120.402
Interchange # 7A, Toll Lanes, Ramps and North to South Outer / South to North Outer Roadways,  Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Mileposts 59.7 to 62.0
Township of Robbinsville, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.402 Photo Gallery 



This contract was awarded to PKF-Mark III, Inc., on September 27, 2010, and Notice to Proceed was issued on October 25, 2010.  This contract will construct the new northbound (SNO) and southbound (NSO) outer roadways between NJT milepost 59.7 to milepost 62.0 as well as the reconstruction of existing bridge at structures I-195 east and west bound bridges, West Manor Way (WMW) and two toll plaza ramps over the NJT, and construction of four flyover bridges from/to the Interchange 7A toll plaza. The contractor will also extend the Interchange 7A toll plaza by building three additional toll lanes. Other structures to be built are: five retaining walls, two noise barriers and 17 sign structures.


In May, the contractor worked on: barrier construction; asphalt paving; striping; sign installation; approach construction; drain pipe installation; toll booth removal; and electrical and light installation. At the Int. 7A toll plaza, the contractor completed the extension work and began work on a punchlist. At the east bound I-195 bridge over the NJ Turnpike, the contractor worked on the bridge deck, parapets, bridge approaches, and then removed the temporary eastbound traffic shift. Next month, the contractor anticipates continuing work on his punchlist items.


January - April 2014
During January 2014, the contractor shifted northbound traffic to its final configuration. Also during the first quarter of 2014, the contractor worked on guiderail installation; sign installation and sign testing of HCMS signs and VMS signs; pothole repairs; median barrier construction; and asphalt paving. At the TN Ramp over NJT, the contractor continued construction of parapet and approaches and barriers. At the I-195 EB bridge over the NJ Turnpike, the contractor continued construction of deck, parapet and approaches and removed the temporary eastbound traffic shift. On the NSO roadway, the contractor continued construction of the new roadway. At the Interchange 7A Toll Plaza, the contractor completed stairwell foundation construction.  He also continued construction activities for the new Lane 11 and modification to Lane 10; construction of Island J between lane 10 and 11; removal of existing toll booths at islands B, C & D; island construction between TW and WT ramps and final paving; mechanical, plumbing; electrical work; and light, sign and drainage installation.


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July 2013

 

Section 5
Contract No. T 869.120.501
North to South Outer/South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving Structures & Signing
Milepost 65.6-66.7
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.501 Photo Gallery

 

IEW Construction Group was awarded this contract June 15, 2009, and Notice to Proceed was issued July 13, 2010. Contract 501 allowed for the widening of the NJ Turnpike from milepost 65.6 to milepost 66.7 in the Township of East Windsor, NJ, including building extensions over culverts, noise barriers, sign structures and installation of signs, drainage and roadway lighting. The contractor submitted his Notice of Substantial Completion on May 17, 2011, and the final inspection of this contract occurred on June 2, 2011. The NJ Turnpike Authority accepted this contract July 24, 2013.

 

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October 2013

 

Section 5
Contract No. T 869.120.502
North to South Outer/South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving Structures & Signing
Milepost 62.0 – 63.4
Township of Robbinsville, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.502 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded April 23, 2010 to Rencor, Inc.  Notice to proceed was given to the contractor on May 10, 2010. The contractor constructed the new outer roadway north and south from mileposts 60.0 to 63.4 and built a new U-Turn bridge. Reconstruction or rebuilding of the bridge structures over the NJ Turnpike at Gordon and Sharon Roads have been completed. This contract is essentially complete.

 

The contractor completed bridge fence installation on the Sharon Road bridge parapets, and the bridge reopened to traffic on July 3, 2013. The contractor also completed installation of chain-link Right-of-Way fencing; removed shielding and overhead brackets from all bridge structures; and completed highway re-striping and shifting traffic back to its original configuration. Final inspection by the NJ Turnpike Authority was held on July 17, 2013.  The contractor is working on his punchlist.

 

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July 2013

 

Section 5
Contract No. T 869.120.503
North to South Outer/South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, & Structures
Milepost 63.4 – 65.6
Townships of Robbinsville & East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.503 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded July 28, 2010 to Ferreira Construction Co., Inc. & Crisdel Group, Inc., A Joint Venture, and Notice to Proceed was issued on August 28, 2010. This contract will construct the new outer roadway north and south bound between milepost 63.4 to milepost 65.6 and will replace or rebuild bridges, culverts or other structures crossing the NJ Turnpike at Assunpink Creek, Perrineville Road and Old York Road. Windsor Road and Perrineville Road bridges have been replaced already within this contract and were reopened to traffic.

 

In July, the contractor completed the demolition of the Old York Road bridge deck. On the mainline NJ Turnpike, the contractor completed installing median barrier at the Windsor Road and Perrineville Road bridge piers, and also paved the left shoulder north and south bound and conducted berm surfacing at various locations. In August, the contractor will complete girder, pier and abutment removal at the Old York Road bridge and will begin to excavate for the new abutment and pier foundations.

 

June 2013
The contractor installed bridge fencing at the bridge for Old York Road and completed tie-ins for the traffic switch and then completed the stage 1 traffic switch at the end of June. Also this month, the contractor worked on installing median barrier at the Windsor Road and Perrienville Road bridge piers both on the north and south bound sides. The contractor continued installing VMS (variable message sign) equipment on the median and continues to conduct inner lane road repairs. During July, the contractor will begin to demolish the old bridge structure at Old York Road.

 

May 2013
The contractor paved base and intermediate asphalt course on the mainline from Old York Road bridge to the northern project limits at milepost 65.6. The contractor also completed pouring a concrete median barrier on the southbound NJ Turnpike and also made some inner roadway pavement repairs. At the Old York Road bridge area, the contractor began fine grading and paved asphalt base course on the approaches, except for the tie-in areas on Old York Road. Next month, the contractor will begin the tie-ins from the new bridge to the existing roadway.

 

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December 2013

 

Section 5
Contract No. T869.120.003
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Brookland Mitigation Site
Perrineville Road, Monroe Township, Middlesex County

 

The Brookland Mitigation Site contract was awarded August 28, 2012 to C. Abbonizio Contractors, Inc.  Notice to Proceed was issued October 4, 2012.  This contract allowed for construction of a freshwater wetland and riparian zone mitigation site on 400 plus acres of NJ Turnpike Authority land bordered by forest, the Millstone River, and Longstreet and Perrineville Roads in the Township of Monroe, Middlesex County.  It also included earthwork; grading; seeding; herbaceous wetland planting; reforestation; creation of vernal pool and wood turtle habitats; and 204.9 acres of stream corridor mitigation. Substantial contract completion was achieved July 8, 2013.

 

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April 2012

 

 

Section 6
Contract No. T 869.120.601
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8 Grading, Drainage, & Structures, Milepost 67.5
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.601 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to A Servidone Inc. /B. Anthony Construction Corp., JV on April 28, 2009; notice to proceed was issued June 10, 2009, and construction for this contract commenced on July 6, 2009.  Contract 601 provided for preliminary construction on the Interchange 8 toll plaza; common embankment for Etra Road; relocation and construction of the new Milford Road bridge over the toll plaza lanes; wet ponds, drainage, and retention walls. Construction for this contract has been completed, and Final inspection was held August 8, 2011. Contract 601 was accepted by the NJ Turnpike Authority on April 25, 2012.

 

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November 2013

 

Section 6
Contract No. T869.120.602
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8 Utilities & Offsite Improvements
Milepost 67.5
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.602 Photo Gallery

 

The bid date for this contract August 03, 2010, and on August 31, 2010, this contract was awarded to Crisdel Group, Inc. & Sordoni Construction Co. (JV).  Notice to proceed was issued on October 29, 2010. Contact 602 allowed for building new pump stations #7 on Ward Street and #9 on Daniel Street in East Windsor; building a new East Windsor DPW facility on Ward Street; and reconstruction of the IBEW Union 827 building on Ward Street, East Windsor. Final inspection was held September 26, 2012 and final acceptance by the Mercer County Soil Conservation District was achieved July 2013. Contract 602 is complete and was accepted by the NJ Turnpike Authority in November 2013.

 

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January – April 2014

 

Section 6
Contract No. T 869.120.603
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8 – State Police U-Turn / Route 33 / Route 133, Milepost 67.5
Grading, Paving, Structures, Lighting, & Traffic Signals
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.603 Photo Gallery

 



The bid date for this contract was June 17, 2010.  This contract was awarded to Ferreira/Crisdel Joint Venture on July 28, 2010 and Notice to Proceed was issued on August 26, 2010.  Construction for this contract commenced on September 20, 2010.  This contract allowed for the construction of a single-point urban interchange (SPUI) ramp; reconstruction of the intersection of State Routes 133 & 33;  reconstruction of Milford Road; construction of the Interchange 8 ramp to Rt. 133 over Route 33 in East Windsor; and installation of lighting and traffic signals within the 603 contract area. The new Interchange 8 opened February 2013, and the old Interchange 8 was closed and demolished. Contract 603 reached substantial completion in November 2013.


During this time period, the contractor: installed and tested the ITS (Intelligent Traffic System) hardware; installed delineators throughout project area; removed construction and silt fencing throughout project area; paved and stripped Route 33 east and west bound; installed permanent signs; and placed topsoil and seeded throughout project area.


The contractor will be working on his punch list activities in the coming time period.


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February 2014

 

Section 6

Contract No. T 869.120.604
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8 Toll Plaza, Milepost 67.5
Grading, Drainage, Paving, & Structures
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.604 Photo Gallery

 



The bid date for this contract was May 25, 2010.  This contract was awarded to Crisdel Group, Inc., on July 28, 2010. Notice to Proceed was issued on August 26, 2010. This contract allowed for the construction of the new Interchange 8 Toll Plaza, building, and access tunnel. The start up for the new toll plaza administration building is complete and a Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy & Engineering Design) certificate was awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council  in April 2013. Final inspection for this contract was held on November 19, 2012. This contract was considered essentially complete July 26, 2012.


This month, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority accepted Contract 604; the contractor is continuing work on the preparation of the as-built drawings.


December 2013 – January 2014
The contractor submitted his final paperwork to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority in December, and in January he worked on his as-built drawings.


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January - May 2014

 

Section 6
Contract No. T 869.120.605
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8 Ramps & North to South Outer / South to North Outer Roadways, Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, Lighting, Pavement Markers and Signing, Mileposts 66.7 to 68.3
Township of East Windsor, Mercer County

 

Contract T869.120.605 Photo Gallery


The bid date for this contract was September 16, 2010.  On October 22, 2010 this contract was awarded to PKF-Mark III, Inc.  Contract 605 allows for the construction of ramps for the egress/ingress from the new Interchange 8; construction of the new outer roadway lanes north and south from mileposts 66.7 to 68.3; construction of sound walls and retention walls; and installation of drainage, lighting and highway signs. A preconstruction meeting was held on November 18, 2010, and notice to proceed on this contract was issued November 15, 2010. The new Interchange 8 opened in February 2013. This contract is nearing completion.


During this time period, the contractor: demolished the old Etra Road bridge structure and completed utility relocation at Etra Road over the NJ Turnpike; installed roadway lighting throughout the project area; constructed median barrier and noise wall; erected sign structures; paved asphalt on mainline outer roadway; worked on local roadway construction. The outer roadway opened to traffic in May 2014, and the inner roadway closed for reconstruction and resurfacing.


In the coming time period, the contractor will continue roadway excavation and embankment and plans to activate message signs (HCMS).


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May - September 2013

 

Contract No. T 869.120.701
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South Outer / North to South Inner / South to North Inner / South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, & Lighting
Mileposts 69.3 to Milepost 70.6
Township of Cranbury, Middlesex County

 

Contract T869.120.701 Photo Gallery

 

This contract was awarded to The Delaney Group, Inc. on January 7, 2011 and a preconstruction meeting was held on January 26, 2011.  Notice to proceed on this contract was issued January 21, 2011. This contract will construct new out and inner roadways including new drainage upgrades on the NJ Turnpike north (SNO) and south (NSO) bound from mileposts 69.3 to 70.6, and will extend the NJ Turnpike bridge over Hightstown-Cranbury Station Road (NJT/HCSRd) to accommodate the new lanes and build a new bridge at Cranbury Station Road over the NJ Turnpike (CSRd/NJT). The existing culvert carrying the Indian Run Brook under the NJ Turnpike will also be extended.

 

During this time period, the contractor closed the NJ Turnpike inner roadway lanes and opened the outer roadway lanes over Hightstown-Cranbury Station Road and shifted northbound and southbound traffic to the new lanes. The contractor will now demolish the inner lanes and rebuild them in the new configuration for the Widening Program. At Cranbury Station Road over the NJ Turnpike, the contractor worked on the new bridge structure’s sidewalk, parapet, bridge fence installation, approach embankments and grading for the approaches. Next, the contractor will construct the approach slabs and will prepare to shift traffic to the new structure and then close the old bridge and prepare for demolition of the old structure. In the coming month, the contractor anticipates opening the new Cranbury Station Road bridge structure.

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July - September 2013

 

Section 7
Contract No. T 869.120.702
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
North to South Outer / South to North Outer Roadways
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures, & Lighting
Mileposts 68.3 to 69.3
Townships of East Windsor & Cranbury, Mercer/Middlesex Counties

 

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Contract 702 was awarded to Union Paving & Construction Company, and a Notice to Proceed letter was issued August 30, 2011.  This contract allows for construction of the outer roadway north and south from mileposts 68.3 to 69.3 including three lanes and shoulders; utility relocations; drainage; relocation of a portion of the Millstone River; seven overhead sign structures; two retaining walls; and bridge structures at Wyckoffs Mills Road/NJ Turnpike, Brick Yard Road/NJ Turnpike, NJ Turnpike northbound /Millstone River, NJ Turnpike southbound/ Millstone River and U-Turn bridge/NJ Turnpike. The 702 contractor has completed: the two retaining walls; the relocation of the Millstone River; and the new Wyckoffs Mill Road bridge over the NJ Turnpike is finished. The rest of the structures within this contract are in various stages of construction.

 

During this time period, the contractor worked on the new outer roadway by excavating and placing of grade A fill and paving an intermediate course of asphalt. Other work included: paving of shoulders; installation of guiderail and concrete monuments; demolition of old median barrier; construction of overhead VMS pedestals; and Right-of-Way fence installation. At the Wyckoffs Mill Road bridge over the NJ Turnpike, the contractor removed the overhang brackets and catch from the new bridge structure. Other work done in this location included: completing slope protection; grading; placement of topsoil and seed; and final course of paving and striping. At Brick Yard Road over the NJ Turnpike, the contractor removed the overhang brackets and catch, and utility relocations were worked on for the East Windsor MUA sewer. Other work done at this location included: placement of rip rap and repair of pavement; removal of tree debris; placement of topsoil and seeding; and final paving and striping of the road. At the U-Turn the contractor installed guiderail and conducted final paving and placed topsoil and seeded. During October, the contractor anticipates erecting four overhead VMS structures within the contract area.

 

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March 2013

 

Section 8
Contract No. T869.120.801
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
South to North Outer Roadway & Service Area 8N Ramps
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Milepost 74.3 to 82.3
Townships of Hightstown, East Windsor, Milltown & East Brunswick, Middlesex County

 

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Contract 801 was awarded on February 17, 2010 to D’Annunzio & Sons, Inc.  This contract allowed for the construction of a new shoulder along the northbound outer roadway between mileposts 74.3 to 82.3 in order to accommodate the widening of the NJ Turnpike; reconstruction of the existing SANI and SANO ramps for Service Area 8N; a new noise wall along SANO ramp near Service Area 8N; and construction of four overhead sign structures at MP 74.59 NO, 74.60 NI, 79.76 NO & 79.77 NI. A preconstruction meeting was held on February 24, 2010.  The Notice to Proceed letter was issued on March 5, 2010. Substantial completion was reached November 22, 2011. Final acceptance of this contract by the NJ Turnpike Authority was on March 26, 2013.

 

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June - September 2013

 

Section 8
Contract No. T869.120.802
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
Interchange 8A Ramp Toll South Inner (TSI) & Local Roadways, Grading, Drainage, Paving & Structures
Milepost 70.9 to 74.4
Townships of Cranbury, Monroe, & South Brunswick, Middlesex County

 

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This contract was awarded to D’Annunzio & Sons, Inc. on June 14, 2010 and notice to proceed was issued on June 24, 2010.  Contract 802 covers mileposts 70.9 to 74.4 and allowed for the construction of a new Interchange 8A Toll South Inner ramp (TSI), new bridge structures for the State Police U-Turn (SPUT), Cranbury Half Acre Road (CHAR) and Prospect Plains Road (PPR). This contract is complete.

 

During this time period, the contractor continued work on close-out submissions for this contract and his punch list. Utility relocations on Prospect Plains Road by PSE&G and Verizon also continued.

 

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September 2013

 

Contract No. T869.120.803
Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program
NSO/SNO Roadways and Service Area 7S Ramps
Grading, Drainage, Paving, Structures & Lighting
Mileposts 70.6 to Milepost 82.6
Townships of Cranbury, Monroe, S. Brunswick, Milltown & E. Brunswick, Middlesex County

 

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This contract was awarded to Tetra Tech Construction, Inc., on March 14, 2012. A letter of Notice to Proceed was issued March 28, 2012 to the contractor. Contract 803 allows for the construction of the new outer roadway from mileposts 70.6 to 82.6, installation of sign structures, as well as the reconstruction of the ramps for Service Area 7S.

 

During September, the contractor poured concrete for the deck at the Ramp NISA located (milepost 72.29), and at the Ramp SASI at milepost 71.37 the contractor worked on abutment construction and erected structural steel. Other work done during this month included: MSE wall construction; highway lighting; sign structure foundation construction; erection of sign structures; paving on the NSO/SNI roadway; guiderail installation; ROW fencing installation; and topsoil and seed placement. Next month the contractor will continue with his construction activities and plans on finishing the deck pour on the Ramp SISA.

 

August 2013
In August, the contractor worked on the footings and columns for the SASI ramp over the southbound outer roadway at milepost 71.37 and drilled shafts for the abutment. The contractor also paved base and intermediate course on the southbound outer roadway and worked on the foundations and erection for new sign structures. Other work done included: removal and installation of highway lighting; guide rail installation; MSE walls construction; and median barrier construction. In September the contractor plans on continuing work on the construction activities and will be installing reinforcement steel at the NISA ramp over the southbound outer roadway.

 

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October 2013

 

Contract No. T869.120.901
Advanced Fabrication of Overhead Span Sign Structures for Variable Message Signs and Variable Speed Limit Signs
NJ Turnpike Int. 6 to 9 Widening Program Area

 

This contract was awarded to RCC Fabricators, Inc., on August 13, 2009.  The contractor fabricated and delivered 41 support structures for the variable message and speed limit signs for the entire Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program. Substantial completion of this contract was reached November 22, 2011. The NJ Turnpike Authority accepted this contact October 1, 2013.

 

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May 2013

 

Contract No. T 869.120.902
Fabrication of Overhead Support Structures for Static Signs
NJ Turnpike Int. 6 to 9 Widening Program Area

 

This contract was awarded to RCC Fabricators, Inc., on September 15, 2009.  The contractor will be fabricating 100 sign support structures for static traffic signs for the entire Interchange 6 to 9 Widening Program. The base order and contract change orders #1 and #2 have been completed. The total number of structures delivered to date is 100 out of 100 structures, plus 7 out of 7 structures from the change orders.

 

The contractor is working on replacement bolts for the structures.

 

February - April 2013
The base order and contract change orders #1, #2 and draft #3 have been completed. The total number of structures delivered to date is 100 out of 100 structures, plus 7 out of 7 structures from the change orders. The contractor also fabricated replacement end caps for stored cantilever structures and repaired a damaged end frame. Delivery of the replacement end caps will be sent to project with structure hardware packages.

 

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July - September 2013

 

Contract No. T 869.120.903
Advanced Fabrication of Overhead Span HCMS Support Structures
NJ Turnpike Int. 6 to 9 Widening Program Area 

 

This contract was awarded to Lehigh Fabrication, LLC, on June 21, 2010, and notice to proceed was issued on June 24, 2010. This contract is for constructing overhead span HCMS support structures.

 

Delivery of the remaining structures was completed on August 15, 2013. Final inspection of the 903 contract occurred on September 26, 2013, and this contract is in the process of being closed out.

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