The installation of a pedestrian safety fence along Baker St between Maplewood Ave and Dunnell Rd (see below) will...
November 17, 2018
To the Maplewood Community:
As a result of the unforeseen recent state of emergency, construction in the Village relating to the first...
November 16, 2018
November 2, 2018
October 26, 2018
- There will be no construction this weekend, October 27 and 28th, and Maplewood Avenue and the Village streets perpendicular to it – Durand, Inwood, Highland, Baker and Lenox – will be fully open and accessible to vehicular traffic.
- There will be no construction on October 31, Halloween. Remember, though, as always, Maplewood Avenue will be closed to traffic between Baker Street and Durand Road to allow for the Halloween parade.
- During or shortly after the week of November 5, Maplewood Avenue between Durand Road and Lenox Place will be milled and paved and re-striped. This is expected to take two to three days, during which time the street will be closed to vehicular traffic, but with the assistance of the MPD, we will insure sidewalk pedestrian access. We will provide more specific notice as soon as we have the schedule. Remember, the drive aisle behind the Clarus building will be open and accessible, entering from Baker Street and exiting from Durand Road. Please note that that every effort will be made to try and have work done during the beginning of the week as to not negatively impact merchants.
October 19, 2018
October 12, 2018
Maplewood Village Construction Update
Maplewood Avenue Paving Project
Phase one installation of the bump outs on the west side of Maplewood Avenue is continuing at a quick pace! The drainage improvements at the intersections of Durand, Lenox and Baker should be completed today. All of next week, the stone and concrete bases for the pavers in the newly-installed bump outs at these intersections will be set. Secured staging of project-related material and equipment will continue in the parking lot at 60 Woodland Road, resulting in the temporary loss of about 10 parking spots.
The Maplewood Police Department will continue to assist in any pedestrian/vehicular detours as needed during the project.
Please keep in mind: 1) There will be no construction or sidewalk/street impediments on Halloween and 2) The project will be suspended on November 16 until after the New Year to allow for our usual village holiday festivities and shopping period!
This is an important civic project that will enhance both the safety and the look of Maplewood Village. The Township is committed to minimizing inconvenience to the public and merchants during this project, and will continue to provide weekly updates on the Township website, email blasts, Twitter and via the Maplewood Construction News Facebook page.
If you have questions or concerns about the project, contact the Maplewood Business Administrator, Sonia Alves-Viveiros, at (973) 762-8120, ext. 2000, or SViveiros@twp.maplewood.nj.us.
October 8, 2018 - As part of the aesthetic enhancement and safety upgrades to Maplewood Village, the Township will be replacing the existing sidewalk pavers on both sides of Maplewood Avenue and installing traffic-calming bump outs on Maplewood Avenue’s west side. During the course of the project, which will begin on October 1, the Township will advise of any loss of parking spots, and temporary closures of sidewalks and/or vehicular detours. The Maplewood Police Department will have officers assist in pedestrian and vehicular detours as needed.
December 5, 2017
New Jersey American Water will be starting a project to upgrade their water main sometime in January 2018.
This will affect some of the traffic patterns at the intersection of Oakland Road and Dunnell Road (next to the fire station). Below are maps of the proposed construction site and road closures. The Township will follow up with updates to this announcement as more details are received by NJAW.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.
May 4, 2017 Second Update
The Village Coffee parking lot is fully operational and accessible. The parking restriction is as it has been: two hours.
May 4, 2017 Update
This coming Monday and Tuesday, May 8th and 9th, the pedestrian walkway along the NJT tracks, and the south pedestrian tunnel (northwest corner of the Village Coffee lot) will be closed. Barring bad weather, the new sidewalk will be installed those two days, as well as the plaza at the village side entrance to the tunnel.
April 27, 2017 Update
Access to the north end of the Village Coffee lot from Maplewood Avenue, and the parking spots in that portion of the lot, will be unavailable between today and next Friday, May 5th.
During this closure, the sanitary sewer line will be completed; the curbing on the south side of the Clarus building will be installed; the north end of the Village Coffee lot from Maplewood Avenue to the railroad tracks will be re-graded, milled, paved; and the parking spots will be striped. By late afternoon on Friday, May 5th, ALL parking spots will be restored in the north end of the Village Coffee lot.
During this time, pedestrian access to the NJ Transit tunnel will remain open.