Thursday, March 21, 2013
Tell us what you think the most dangerous main thoroughfare in the township is and why.
A road does not have to be slippery to seem dangerous to some drivers and even with warmer weather on the horizon, some of the main roads in the borough may not seem as safe as others. Recently, a report has designated Route 46 as the most dangerous road in Morris County. Now we want to know what you think is the most dangerous main road in Montville. Participate in our poll below and let us know in the comments why you think that road is dangerous. Also share with us the smaller streets you tend to not feel as safe driving on and why.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Morris County paving work to be done weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Morris County will begin a paving project on two pieces of Route 202 in Montville on Thursday. The portions of the road from Majorca Road heading west to Washington Court and from Abbott Road heading west to the entrance and exit ramps for I-287 North will be paved on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Dec. 11. "The work is expected to last until Dec. 11 but could take longer, depending on the weather," an announcement on the township website said. "While it is anticipated that the road will remain open with alternating traffic utilizing a single lane, there may be short periods when it will be necessary to close the road completely." Township officials are expecting major delays on the roadway and ask motorists to consider alternate …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Fast bridge repair like that of Route 202 in Bernards shouldn't be the exception.
Transportation officials just replaced the bridge connecting Morris and Somerset counties along Route 202 in what has to be record time, at least in New Jersey. After a full closure for less than 10 days, the bridge just north of the Olde Mill Inn in Harding is expected to be open again on Monday. While the closure inconvenienced drivers along the busy highway for the last week, it's still better than six months of complete or intermittent closures, which is what it could have taken to complete the work. In this case, state officials accommodated local ones concerned about the effect the bridge work was going to have on local businesses and the resulting solution was good for all. Built in 1924, the bridge carried about 10,000 vehicles a …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Township committee rejects drafting ordinance to allow gas stations at Route 202, Changebridge Road intersection.
After more than two hours of public discussion on the topic Tuesday, the Montville Township Committee voted 3 to 2 against creating an ordinance that would amend the permitted land use at the intersection of Changebridge Road and Route 202. If passed, the purpose to allow gas stations to be developed on the property would have benefitted property owner William O'Dowd's intentions to develop a Quick Chek mega gas station and convenience store at the site. If O'Dowd wishes to proceed with the project, he will have to face the Zoning Board of Adjustment to discuss conditional uses or variances for the property. While a few residents who spoke were in favor of a Quick Chek at that location, the majority of those who spoke were against the …