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. 

Princeton Ave. / Carter Road County Bridge Replacement Project 

  • Starting on or around July 29, 2024 Mercer County will be replacing a bridge on Princeton Avenue/Carter Road 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 for a 3-day period, tentatively scheduled for late August 2024 and early 2024. Further information on the timing and any detours will also be shared on the Borough website when it is available and information on the proposed detour can be found here

Recently Completed Projects 

  • All 13 Sanitary Sewer Casting shave been replaced East Broad Street in anticipating of the County paving the road this season. This work was arranged to not involve full road closures and was completed ahead of schedule. 
  • The repair of 4 water leaks under East Broad Street started on May 28, 2024 and is has been completed.
  • On Newell Place a new water main, new water service lines, and a new fire hydrant have been installed, and the road was then completely reconstructed. That project also included the installation of granite block curbing and the rebuilding of the existing stormwater basin and sanitary sewer utility hole.
  • Work on the complete reconstruction of the Walnut Avenue roadway has been completed. In addition to the reconstruction, a limited amount of granite block curbing and stormwater drainage was also installed.
  • Mercer Street was milled & paved and received a new fire hydrant in June, 

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.

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