by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. has announced that the county will receive $26.4 million in federal grants from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) to make safety improvements at 39 intersections throughout Essex County. DiVincenzo serves as the county's representative on the NJTPA Board of Trustees.
The projects will include:
The grants are part of the NJTPA’s Local Safety Program and were announced at their Nov. 9 meeting.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
The improvements will take place in the following county municipalities:
There are no projects designated for:
The NJTPA Board consists of one local elected official from each of the counties in the region (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren) and the cities of Newark and Jersey City. The Board also includes a governor’s representative, the New Jersey Department of Transportation commissioner, the NJ TRANSIT executive director, the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and a citizen’s representative appointed by the governor.