Road Construction and Detours

Roads, Construction and Detours

Hopewell Borough, its contractors and partners at Mercer County and the State DOT are regularly working to improve our roads and infrastructure.  Information on Borough projects, including upcoming closures or detours, can be found here and will be regularly updated. 

Borough Road Projects 

  • The repair of 4 water leaks under East Broad Street started on May 28, 2024 and is currently underway. We anticipate the work to be completed on/about Wednesday, June 5, 2024 and involve intermittent detours during the day. Any detours necessary for the work will be posted.
  • All 13 Sanitary Sewer Castings will be replaced along East Broad Street in anticipating of the County paving the road this season. We anticipate this work to begin on/about July 8, 2024. This work will be done during the day and will not involve full road closures.
  • On Newell Place a new water main, new water service lines, and a new fire hydrant have been installed.
  • Work on the complete reconstruction of the Walnut Avenue roadway is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 3, 2024. In addition to the reconstruction, a limited amount of granite block curbing and stormwater drainage will also be installed.
  • Newell Avenue will be next to have its roadway completely reconstructed. The project includes the installation of granite block curbing and the rebuilding of the existing stormwater basin and sanitary sewer utility hole. We anticipate the work to begin on/about Monday, June 10, 2024. Residents will receive a schedule ahead of the work being performed.
  • Mercer Street will be Milled & Paved and will receive a new fire hydrant. We anticipate the work to begin on/about June 17, 2024. Residents will receive a schedule ahead of the work being performed.

Other Borough Construction Projects 

  • The Hopewell RR Station is about to experience a renovation of the exterior of the building. Roofing, windows, trim, as well as the repair/repointing of the masonry are to be addressed during this project which is partially funded by The New Jersey Historic Trust.  We anticipate the work to begin the last week of May and will be completed late September 2024.

Other Area Projects  

  • Later this summer, Mercer County will be replacing a bridge on Princeton Avenue south of Hopewell Borough. Through the use of a bypass lane, the road will have minimal full closures only at the start and end of construction. Further information on the timing and any detours will also be shared on the Borough website when it is available.

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