After a long, cold winter season…snow, ice, salt, rain, more snow, what’s the worst thing a driver has to deal with on the road? POTHOLES!!! All those cracks and holes, ditches, and broken up blacktop which just destroys the underside of your car, chips your paint finish and is just a huge pain on your traveling experience.
Well, never fear Bayonne motorists. Mayor Jimmy Davis this week announced the schedule of road re-pavings and re-linings that will be taking place in the coming months. Good news for your cars, SUVs and your peace of mind.
Bayonne Announces Street-Paving and Striping Work for 2021
Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that contractors are starting street-paving and striping for the City of Bayonne in mid-April. Mayor Davis said, “Maintaining streets is one of the most important responsibilities of local government. The City of Bayonne has put a lot of effort into financing and planning street-paving for the spring and summer of 2021. We have also planned the re-striping (line painting) of most of Avenue C. Our residents should notice significant improvements on many streets throughout the community during 2021.”
4 Cleanup, the paving company, will be resurfacing numerous streets from April into the summer of 2021. Those streets include: West 1st Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Humphreys Avenue; Dodge Street from Broadway to Orient Street; Newman Avenue from West 2nd Street to West 7th Street; West 7th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue C; North Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue C; Linden Street from Kennedy Boulevard to North Street; West 8th Street from Kennedy Boulevard to Avenue C; Avenue A from O’Brien Court to West 16th Street; Avenue A from West 18th Street to West 23rd Street; West 18th Street from West Shore Drive to Avenue A; East 16th Street from Broadway to Avenue E; East 19th Street from Broadway to Avenue E; and East 27th Street from Broadway to Avenue E.
Additional streets include: Prospect Avenue from East 25th Street to East 30th Street; West and East 38th Street from Avenue B to Avenue E; West 39th Street from Avenue B to Avenue C; East 39th Street from Broadway to Avenue E; West 40th Street from Avenue B to Avenue C; West 42nd Street from Avenue B to Broadway; West and East 46th Street from Avenue C to Avenue E; West and East 47th Street from Avenue C to Avenue E; West 51st Street from Avenue B to Broadway; and West 52nd Street from Avenue C to Broadway.
The street-paving listed above will be financed by municipal capital improvement bonds.
More streets may be paved later in 2021 with funding provided by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). Any additional paving for this calendar year will be announced.
Signs will be posted on streets in advance of paving and related work. Before paving, the old street surfaces will be milled and removed. Any required concrete work will also be completed.
Mayor Davis also announced that striping (line-painting) will take place on Avenue C from 8th Street northwards to the City Line. Statewide Striping, the contractor, will paint new crosswalks, lane lines, and other required striping on Avenue C.
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