Blogger notes taking the new Homestead Road bridge at the posted speed limit could be thrilling.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Road closed since April for bypass construction.
NJDOT officials announced that Homestead Road is scheduled to be reopened to traffic between Route 206 and Willow Road Friday afternoon. Homestead Road Road had been closed at this location since April 2012 for local roadway work associated with the construction of the new Route 206 Bypass. NJDOT’s contractor, Carbro Inc., has replaced the Homestead Road bridge superstructure over the CSX railroad tracks and reconstructed portions of Hillsborough Road to accommodate the new bypass that is being built. Construction began in August 2010 on the $43 million first contract to build a portion of the bypass between Hillsborough Road and Amwell Road. Work on this section of the bypass is expected to be completed in spring 2013. Work will then…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Motor vehicle accident causes heavy delays Tuesday morning.
A downed traffic light caused by a motor vehicle accident left heavy traffic delays on Route 206 Tuesday morning, according to the Hillsborough Police Department. The accident took place in the area of Homestead Road according to an alert issued through Nixle at 7:51 a.m. on Tuesday. The accident appeared to be a single-car accident involving a gray Ford. The traffic light pole was snapped at the base, with the light resting along the road. Police told motorists to expect heavy delays while the situation was being tended to.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
A few days after Hillsborough Road re-opens, Homestead Road shut down for six months.
After being closed for about two years, Hillsborough Road between Route 206 and Willow Road re-opened Friday, just days before Homestead Road was shut down for the next six months. Homestead Road closed Monday between Route 206 and Willow Road as the new Route 206 bypass project continues. Access in this area can be made to and from Stryker Lane, Hillsborough Police said. The bypass project broke ground in 2010 and is now not expected to be completed until at least 2017, township officials said earlier this month. The bypass is designed to carry Route 206 around an older stretch of the state roadway to improve traffic flow and to allow the township to create a town center along the old Route 206. Hillsborough Patch will feature a three-…