Projects Under Construction

  • Fair Lawn – Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge Replacement

The project includes the replacement of the Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge over the Passaic River in the Borough of Fair Lawn and the City of Paterson, Passaic County.  This bridge project is under the jurisdiction of Passaic County.  Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Passaic County Engineer’s Office.

  • Hackensack- Kinderkamack Road & Jefferson Street Intersection Improvements

This project encompasses the widening and signalization of the above referenced intersection including drainage upgrades, new sidewalk, accessible curb ramps, pedestrian phases with audible & countdown pedestrian signal indications, milling, paving, new signage and striping.  This project has been completed.

  • Midland Park – Greenwood Avenue Bridge Replacement

This project encompasses the replacement of the Greenwood Avenue Bridge (No. 020035C) over the Goffle Brook and approach roadway improvements to meet current AASHTO/NJDOT standards. The existing bridge will be demolished and replaced with a new bridge structure.  The Notice to Proceed with construction was issued to the contractor on December 2, 2021. The project requires full closure of the bridge for the duration of construction. A detour will be established for vehicular traffic. Access to all residences and businesses will be maintained.  Construction is anticipated to be completed in December 2022.

  • Montvale - Magnolia Avenue Bridge Replacement

This project encompasses the replacement of the Magnolia Avenue Bridge (No. 020036B) and approach roadway improvement to meet current AASHTO/NJDOT standards. Construction commenced in February. The bridge replacement and utility relocation requires full closure of the bridge to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  A detour has been established for vehicular traffic.  Construction is anticipated to be completed in February of 2023.

  • Old Tappan – Old Tappan Road Bridge Replacement over the Hackensack River

This project encompasses the complete demolition and replacement of the above referenced bridge (No. 020043A), approach roadway improvements and intersection adjustments to meet current AASHTO/NJDOT standards. The project will require the bridge to be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for the construction duration.  A detour will be established for vehicular traffic.  Construction is expected to commence in February of 2022.

  • Washington Township- Pascack Road & Washington Avenue

This project encompasses the widening and resignalization of the above referenced intersection to provide left turn lanes and leading phases on all vehicle approaches, drainage upgrades, new sidewalk, accessible curb ramps, pedestrian phases with audible & countdown pedestrian signal indications, milling, paving, new signage and striping.  Construction commenced in August 2022 and is anticipated to be completed Spring of 2023.

IDA Recovery Projects

  • Demarest – County Road over Cresskill Brook

The County Road culvert over Cresskill Brook, located between Anderson Avenue and Lauren Pond Court, failed during Hurricane Ida.  The entire structure was destroyed and has been removed leaving the road impassable.  The road remains closed at this location with traffic instructed to follow detour. Construction commenced June 2022.  Anticipated duration of construction is 2-3 months.

  • Saddle River – West Saddle River Road over Saddle River Tributary

The West Saddle River Road culvert over the Saddle River Tributary was damaged during Hurricane Ida.  The structure is located north of Dater Lane and south of Pell Farm Road.  A full road closure was implemented for construction of the new replacement structure.  Construction commenced June 2022.  Anticipated duration of construction is 2 months.

Please click “Construction” icon on main page for Road Closure information.

Contact Us

Joseph A. Femia, P.E.

Director and County Engineer

Phone: 201-336-6805

Joseph Baladi, P.E., P.P., C.M.E.

Planning Division

Division Head

Phone: 201-336-6435

Nancy Dargis, P.E.

Engineering Division

Div. Head and Assistant County Engineer

Phone: 201-336-6805


Bergen County Department of Planning & Engineering

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-6446 • Fax: 201-336-6762

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm