Construction Updates

Regular construction updates and quality of life projects in the City of Hoboken.

South Waterfront Bikeway Improvements

The City and South Waterfront Corporation are partnering to enhance mobility and improve pedestrian and bicycle safety by upgrading the bikeway along the waterfront walkway from Pier A to Pier C. Proposed improvements include:

  • Connecting the bikeway to the waterfront walkway at 4th Street and Newark Street
  • Consolidating crosswalks to direct pedestrians from the west side of Sinatra Drive to the waterfront walkway
  • Upgrading the signage and surface of the bikeway to meet modern standards
  • Additional tree plantings and vegetation east and west of the bicycle path
  • New wayfinding signage and benches

Construction began in September 2022, and is anticipated to be completed in December 2022. Certain areas of the waterfront bikeway will be unavailable to the community during construction, these areas will be secured for public safety. The City is dedicated to ensuring public health and safety during construction, and the project includes measures addressing health and safety that the Contractor must abide to, including measures to minimize noise, dust, and odor. The project will follow an approved soil erosion and sediment control plan.

The contractor will undertake the following activities from Monday, October 3, 2022 through Friday, October 7, 2022, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with equipment set up beginning at 7 a.m., subject to weather conditions:

  • Milling and paving bikeway
  • Please do not walk on milled bikeway, as a tack coat will be applied

Traffic Management  

  • Newark Street will be provided for material and equipment storage areas for the contractor. No parking will be allowed in this area.
  • Hoboken Police will manage the traffic flow along Sinatra Drive.

The south waterfront improvements are funded by the South Waterfront Corporation, with no funding from the municipal budget. More information about the South Waterfront Improvements is available at  https://www.hobokennj.gov/resources/south-waterfront-improvements.  

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Roadway Resurfacing Project

The following construction activities and traffic management are anticipated this week starting on Monday, October 3, 2022 to Friday, October 7, 2022 between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm as part of the City of Hoboken’s 2021 Various Streets Resurfacing Project.  

Work Activities  

  • ADA ramp and bumpout construction at the intersection of 10Street and Park Avenue (All 4 corners) anticipated for Monday & Tuesday (10/3 & 10/4).  
  • ADA ramp construction at the intersection of 5Street and Jefferson Street (All 4 corners) anticipated for Wednesday (10/5) through Friday (10/7).

Traffic Management  

  • Hoboken Police will manage the traffic flow at the intersections for any lane closures.  
  • No parking will be permitted within this area during working hours.
  • Work hours will be 8:00AM-6:00PM.
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NHSA 11th Street Sewer Cleaning Project

The following construction activities and traffic management are anticipated this week starting on Monday, October 3, 2022, to Friday, October 7, 2022, between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00 pm as part of North Hudson Sewerage Authority’s 11th Street Sewer Cleaning project by its contractors CRS Contractors and National Water Main Cleaning.

Work Activities  

  • Test pits and manhole installation work will occur on 11Street between Garden Street and Bloomfield Street.

Traffic Management  

  • Traffic detours will be expected in this area.  A daily road closure from 8AM-4PM is anticipated.  A travel lane will remain open during non-work hours.
  • Hoboken Police will manage the traffic flow at the intersections for any detours.  
  • No parking will be permitted within this area during working hours.
  • 11th Street between Bloomfield Street and Garden Street will be closed for 24 hours a day during the week of 10/10.  11th Street between Washington Street and Hudson Street will be closed for 24 hours a day during the week of 10/31.  Pedestrian access will be available during these times.
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Hudson County Roadway Improvements

PAVING PROGRAM

The following construction activities and traffic management are anticipated this week starting on Monday, October 3, 2022, to Friday, October 7, 2022, between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm as part of Hudson County Paving 2020 Program by its contractor Smith Sondy.

Work Activities  

  • Prep work will take place on Garden Street from 12th Street to 7th Street on Monday (10/3) and on Garden Street from 7th Street to 2nd Street on Tuesday (10/4)
  • Paving will take place on Garden Street from 12th Street to 7th Street on Wednesday (10/5) and on Garden Street from 7th Street to 2nd Street on Thursday (10/6).

Traffic Management  

  • Traffic detours may be expected in these areas.  
  • Hoboken Police will manage the traffic flow at the intersections for any detours.  
  • No parking will be permitted on Garden Street from 13th Street to 7th Street on Monday-Wednesday from 7AM-6PM.
  • No parking will be permitted on Garden Street from 7th Street to 2nd Street on Tuesday-Thursday from 7AM-6PM.

TRAFFIC SIGNAL UPGRADES AT 14TH STREET & HUDSON STREET

The following construction activities and traffic management are anticipated this week starting on Monday, October 3, 2022, to Friday, October 7, 2022, between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm as part of Package Y (Traffic Signal Upgrades and Pedestrian Safety Improvements at 14Street and Hudson Street) by its contractor Zuccaro.

Work Activities  

  • Work will be completed on the SW corner and work will begin at the SE corner of 14th Street and Hudson Street.
  • Work will consist of installation of drainage pipes, rain gardens, and concrete bumpouts, curbs and sidewalks at 14th Street and Hudson Street.

Traffic Management  

  • Traffic detours will be expected in these areas.  
  • Hoboken Police will manage the traffic flow at the intersections for any detours.  
  • No parking will be permitted within this area during working hours.
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Northwest Resiliency Park

Construction continues on the 5-acre Northwest Resiliency Park, which will be New Jersey’s largest resiliency park. The park will have above and below ground infrastructure to withhold up to 2 million gallons of rainwater to help mitigate local flooding. 

The contractor will undertake the following activities the week of  October 3, 2022, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., subject to weather conditions: 

  • Sidewalks (12th Street – Jefferson Street)
  • Installing cobble stones
  • Installing fountain piping and connections
  • Installing site irrigation  

The City uses a combination of low interest and interest-free loans, principal forgiveness for the resiliency features, and grant money to save over $19 million over the life of the project. The Northwest Resiliency Park also utilizes the Open Space Trust Fund to pay for the construction costs of the Northwest Park, and is not utilizing any funding from the 2022 municipal budget. 

More information about the Northwest Resiliency Park construction is available at www.hobokennj.gov/nwpark

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Veolia Routine Water Infrastructure Maintenance and Outage Alerts

To see if Violia is working in your area and if your service may be affected,  please check  https://mywater.veolia.us/water-in-my-area/water-alerts-map/New%2520Jersey.

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Citi Bike Docking Stations

Lyft has installed 28 of 29 Citi Bike docking stations that are active in Hoboken. No Citi Bike docking stations are scheduled for installation this week.

For more information on the citywide installation progress check here.

To help meet growing weekday rush hour demand for bikes and docking spaces at Hoboken Terminal, Lyft has relaunched valet service at the Hoboken Terminal – River Street station on River Street between Hudson Place and Newark Street. On weekdays between 7 AM and 11 AM and 4 PM and 8 PM, valet staff will be available to provide additional docking space and bicycles. The valet service is free for all Citi Bike users.

Email bikeshare@hobokennj.gov or contact Citi Bike directly at 1-855-BIKE-311 to report any issues with Citi Bike in Hoboken.

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