Road Improvement Information

Improvements are disruptive. Information helps.

Welcome to the Borough of Madison road improvement information webpage. This page has been created in an effort to keep residents informed of the road improvement projects that are ongoing throughout the borough. We're here to give you more information for less inconvenience

Posted to this site will be all schedules, updates and any emergency work. As well, updates on projects and any changes to the schedules will be posted as the work is ongoing.

Specific access or scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer (593-3060). The Police Department (593-3000) can be contacted for traffic information and assistance

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UPDATED 7/16/2018
POSTED 7/5/2018

Greenwood Avenue PSE&G Work

PSE&G will begin gas main and service replacement work on Greenwood Avenue beginning on Monday July 9, 2018 weather permitting. The work will start at Main Street and proceed north toward Interstate 24 over the next two months. PSE&G offers information and updates on its website www.pseg.com/gaswork or by telephone 973-365-5314.

Upon completion of the work by PSE&G, the Borough of Madison will continue its road improvement, which will include milling and packing the entire road from Main Street to Fairview Avenue. 

Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Pick-up

Due to the ongoing road construction on Greenwood Avenue, the Department of Public Works is asking that residents place their garbage/recycling/yard waste be out the night before the scheduled pick-up between now and September 5th as our collection company, Roselle, will be completing their rounds earlier than normal.

POSTED 6/26/2018

Elmer Street PSE&G Work

PSE&G will begin gas main and line repairs and updates on Elmer Street starting on Wednesday, June 27th. This work is scheduled to last approximately 10 days, weather dependent.  

Posted 6/26/2018

Progress Photos

As the summer continues, so will road improvement projects throughout the Borough. We'll be posting progress photos to this webpage to keep you informed of the project as they progresses on. 

We appreciate the communities continued patience.

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Jo-Med Contracting completing work on Elmer Street

JoMed-Elmer-June2018-11Jo-Med Contracting working on the Elmer Street Sewer Improvement Project
Cifelli-Kensington-June2018-6jpgCifelli & Son preparing for the work to begin on Kensington Road

Cifelli-Kensington-2018-9jpgRoad improvement work by Cifelli & Son on Kensington Road

Cifelli-CentralSW-2018-5Completed sidewalk work on Central Avenue by Cifelli & Son

POSTED 6/13/2018

Kings Road Milling and Paving

Milling and paving is scheduled for Kings Road between Madison Avenue and Green Village Road next week. Milling will begin on Tuesday, June 19th with paving on Thursday, June 21st. This work is scheduled to last approximately 3 days, weather dependent. 

The remaining section of Kings Road to be paved (Green Village Road to Prospect Street) will be paved later in the summer. The schedule for that work will be posted later. 

POSTED 6/13/2018

Kensington Road

Roadwork on Kensington Road will begin on Monday, June 18th. This work is scheduled to last approximately 10 days, weather dependent.

POSTED 6/13/2018

Lewis Drive Gas Work

Gas line work on Lewis Drive is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 18th. This work is scheduled to last approximately 5 days, weather dependent. 

UPDATED 6/12/2018
POSTED 6/8/2018

Elmer Street Sewer Improvement Project 

Elmer Jo-Med Contracting Corp. is working for the Borough of Madison on the Elmer Street Sewer Improvement project. New storm sewer pipe will be placed along the south half of the street and lining of the sanitary sewer will also be completed. Duration of this project is approximately one (1) month. The Borough of Madison and the Contractor will work to minimize access limitations for individual properties and on-street parking will be limited in the construction area. 

If you have any questions and/or concerns you can call Jo-Med Contracting Corp. at 908-354-5500. Plans for this project are available and on file with the Borough of Madison, Engineering Dept. The Engineering Department can be reached at 973-593-3060. The cooperation of property owners, residents, tenants and the public is appreciated.

The project began on Tuesday, June 12th with excavation. Expect Elmer Street to be closed from 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M during the duration of project. 

POSTED 6/6/2018

PSE&G/Tilcon Main Street Milling and Paving

PSE&G has completed the gas main upgrades. Now that the ground has settled, Tilcon will be restoring the roads with permanent paving. The goal is for them to complete this work with minimal impact to residents. Madison Police Department will be directing traffic, and residents will be able to drive on the roads once the paving is complete. 

Paving of Main Street will occur during overnight hours and will last multiple days. 

Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Madison Police Department during construction if vehicles impede progress. Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer.

*All restoration work is weather dependent

UPDATED: 6/13/2018
POSTED: 6/6/2018

Central Avenue Sidewalk Work

Sidewalk work on Central Avenue will begin on Thursday, June 7th from Ridgedale Avenue to Fairview Avenue. This work is scheduled to last approximately 7-10 days, weather dependent. Notices of the scheduled work were delivered on 6/6 to residents within the work area.

  • Concrete work spanning the entire length of the project (Ridgedale Avenue to Fairview Avenue) will be done on Thursday, June 14th. Restoration work will be done on Friday, June 15th. 

UPDATED: 5/21/2018
POSTED: 5/18/2018

2018 Mill and Overlay Resurfacing Update

Begging on Tuesday May 22nd (weather permitting), The Borough of Madison, under contract with Tilcon, NY (800-789-7625) will begin the resurfacing of local roads with milling followed by paving operations within 72 hours thereafter.  

Work will be phased to minimize access limitations for the public. Milling operations may restrict local access for an hour at individual locations. Paving operations normally restrict access for one half day in the direct vicinity of work.

For those on the streets that will be receiving resurfacing, your cooperation is requested to restrict or relocate vehicles you need to use between 8:00am and 4:00pm on paving days when the contractor is active on the street. This will minimize interruption
of construction work and allow the contractor to finish as soon as possible. Temporary Parking on a local street within 1000 feet of construction may be anticipated with the cooperation of the Madison Police Department. Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced during construction if vehicles impede construction progress. 

Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer (593-3060). The Police Department (593-3000) can be contacted for traffic information and assistance. 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (weather permitting): The streets that will be receiving mill and overlay resurfacing beginning on Tuesday, May 22nd are:

  • Barnsdale Road

  • Winding Way

The street that will be receiving mill and overlay resurfacing on Wednesday, May 23rd is:

  • Keep Street

Paving of the three roads will follow the milling on Thursday, May 24th and Friday, May 25th.

POSTED: 5/9/2018

PSE&G Gas Pipe Replacement

PSE&G will be replacing old gas pipes on the below streets with new piping to ensure the continued safety and reliability of their gas services. 

To upgrade the gas lines PSE&G will dig trenches, usually in road surfaces, and lay new pipes block to block. After each workday, the trenches will be filled and protective plates will be secured. Access to driveways will not be obstructed.

 The streets that will be receiving new gas pipes are:

Street Between Street 1 Between Street 2
Crestview Avenue Lawrence Road Broadview Avenue
Lawrence Road Crestview Avenue End
Lewis Drive Brittin Street Rosedale Avenue 
Stonegate Court (PRW 28) Lawrence Road End

POSTED: 5/9/2018

Preparation for Paving 

TilconNY and Cifelli Contracting will be working on Barnsdale Road, Winding Way and Keep Street to prepare the roads for paving later this month. Please proceed with caution when traveling on these roads.

POSTED: 5/1/2018

2018 Road Reconstruction

Beginning in May, Cifelli & Son will begin work on the 2018 Road Improvements at the streets listed below. In addition, a construction contract with MidWest Construction will also start in May beginning work on Greenwood Ave improvements, a state funded municipal aid project.

 The streets that will be receiving reconstruction are:

Location
Crestwood Drive
Greenwood Avenue (State funded municipal aid project)
Kensington Road
Rosewood Drive

POSTED: 5/1/2018 - AN UPDATE CAN BE SEEN ABOVE

2018 Mill and Overlay Resurfacing

Beginning in May, the Borough of Madison, under contract with Tilcon NY, will initiate pavement resurfacing operations at the streets listed below. Initially these streets will get repairs on curb and drainage inlets, pavement milling and manhole repairs will then be completed, and then finally repaving and re-striping. It is likely all these activities will be completed in May.

The streets that will be receiving mill and overlay resurfacing are:

Location
Barnsdale Road
Keep Street
Kings Road
Winding Way

POSTED: 4/27/2018

Green Avenue Road Improvement Update

Weather permitting, paving on Green Avenue will being in the morning on Monday, April 30th. Please plan accordingly if your travels to work/school take you down Green Avenue.

POSTED: 4/27/2018

Kings Road Lampposts Installation 

The Borough of Madison Electric Department and Cifelli Contracting will be install electric conduit for new historic street lampposts on Kings Road, from Madison Avenue to Green Avenue, starting on Tuesday, May 1st (lasting several days), weather conditions permitting. Work will be phased to minimize access limitations to the businesses, however certain sections of sidewalk replacement will be required.  

The sidewalk and shoulder parking will be impacted by this work, but Kings Road will remain open to traffic in both directions throughout the duration of the project.

Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Police Department during construction if vehicles impede construction progress

Thank you for your cooperation as we bring more lighting to our downtown streets.

Lampposts Install

UPDATED: 4/27/2018
POSTED: 4/26/2018

Treadwell Avenue Paving

Paving on Treadwell Avenue, including Laurel Way and Nordling Lane will be completed today, April 28th until 4:00 p.m.

POSTED: 4/24/2018 - AN UPDATE CAN BE SEEN ABOVE

PSE&G/Tilcon Road Milling and Paving

PSE&G has completed the gas main upgrades in the neighborhoods listed below. Now that the ground has settled, Tilcon will be restoring the roads with permanent paving. The goal is for them to complete this work with minimal impact to residents. Madison Police Department will be directing traffic, and residents will be able to drive on the roads once the paving is complete. 

During the working hours, all vehicles will be restricted from parking in the construction area and the road will be closed to through traffic. You may be restricted from entering/exiting your driveway. At the end of the day, construction areas will be accessible.

If you intend to use your vehicle during the work hours, please park your vehicle outside of the construction area.

Emergency “NO PARKING” will be enforced by the Madison Police Department during construction if vehicles impede progress. Specific scheduling problems may be directed to the office of the Borough Engineer.

*All restoration work is weather dependent

Location Milling Date Paving Date* Time of Work
Laurel Way 4/25/2018 4/27/2018 Day
Nordling Lane 4/25/2018 4/27/2018 Day
Treadwell Avenue 4/25/2018 4/27/2018 Day
Treadwell Avenue 4/26/2018 4/27/2018 Day
Green Avenue 4/26/2018 4/30/2018 Day
Green Avenue 4/27/2018 4/30/2018 Day
Surrey 4/27/2018 4/30/2018 Day
Delbarton Drive 4/27/2018 4/30/2018 Day
Main Street/Madison Avenue 5/21/2018 5/24/2018 Night
Main Street/Madison Avenue 5/22/2018 5/24/2018 & 5/25/2018 Night
Main Street/Madison Avenue 5/23/2018 5/25/2018 Night