Highway 29 Guide Rail Replacement Project Begins in Ewing, Hamilton and Trenton, Mercer County


Shoulder and lane closures required this week for installation of construction signs

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced lane and shoulder closures as a guide rail replacement project begins on Route 29 in Ewing, Hamilton and Trenton, N. Mercer County.

Beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 26, until 3 p.m., and continuing daily Monday through Friday for approximately one week, NJDOT contractor, ML Ruberton Construction Co., Inc., is expected to close the shoulder straight on Route 29 between I-295 in Hamilton and River Road at the D&R Canal in Ewing to install construction signage. No lane closures are planned for daytime work.

Additionally, beginning at 8 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday July 26, until 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, and continuing every evening Monday through Friday for approximately one week, single lane closures will be required to continue installation. building panels. A traffic lane will be maintained during the night work.

This work is part of a $3.3 million federally funded project to replace guide rails along approximately nine miles of Highway 29 in Ewing, Hamilton and Trenton in Mercer County. Pavement work associated with the replacement of guide rails may also include modifications to bridge parapets, concrete curb and driveway work, and leveling of berms. This project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2023.

Motorists are encouraged to check the NJDOT traffic information website www.511nj.org for construction updates and real-time travel information and for NJDOT news, follow us on Twitter @NewJerseyDOT and our Facebook page.

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