Signal Going Up at Route 45 & Mullica Road in Harrison Township
(Mullica Hill, NJ) - Gloucester County Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney and Freeholder Deputy Director Robert M. Damminger announced today that construction of a signal at the intersection of South Main Street (Route 45) and Mullica Road will begin today.
This Project consists of the signalization of the intersection of South Main Street (Route 45) with Mullica Road (also known as old Route 322) located in the Mullica Hill section of Harrison Township. The traffic signal will be constructed to provide for a fire station pre-emption to allow the fire fighters at the station located at the intersection control the signal during emergencies.
New sidewalks and handicap ramps will be installed. The radius will be altered on one of the corners in order to provide for the crosswalks, handicap ramps and improved truck turning movements. Stop bar striping will be placed as to allow for truck turning movements.
The roadway approaches to the signal will be milled 3 inches and overlaid 3 inches as not change the existing grade. Areas of deteriorated curb will be replaced.
This project is 100 % federally funded through the ARRA federal stimulus program. The project will cost is $259,860.74 and the work will be performed by DeFalco & Bisconti, Inc.
Traffic shifts will occur during portions of the project which should be completed by June 15.