A portion of Schooley’s Mountain Road, between Camp Washington Road and Big Turn, will be down to one lane for four to six weeks for embankment repairs, according to .
The project start date is estimated to be June 4, and work hours will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The roadway will be down to one lane and traffic will flow one direction at a time.
Sections of the guardrails on the embankment have been suspended in air since major . In a six-week span during that time, Long Valley succumbed to the effects of and Tropical Storm Lee.
The work is being completed by H&G Construction from Ridgewood, New Jersey under the direction of the Morris County Department of Public Works Division of Engineering.
Steve Hammond, Morris County’s chief engineer, recently spoke with the .
“The problem is more extensive than we thought,” Hammond said to the committee. “Looking over the side of the road; it’s a hell of a drop-off.”
Motorists should expect delays on the roadway, the police department said, and plan accordingly. For traffic related matters, contact Lt. Mark Niemynski at 908-876-8303, or firstname.lastname@example.org.