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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Essex County to Pave South Orange Avenue in June/July

Essex County Department of Public Works logo over photo of paved county road with construction vehic

Essex County’s 2019 Road Resurfacing Project includes South Orange Avenue in Livingston, and construction on this road is scheduled for mid-June through early July.

The tentative schedule for the phases of resurfacing construction is as follows; please note that these dates are subject to change and dependent on weather conditions.

PhaseExpected DurationExpected StartExpected Finish
Milling6 nights6/17/20196/24/2019
Manholes/Prep6 days6/18/20196/25/2019
Paving6 nights6/24/20197/1/2019
Striping5 days6/28/20197/8/2019

Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell, Plymouth Street in Fairfield, Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, Grove Street in East Orange, and Watchung Avenue in Montclair are also scheduled to be paved this summer.

The Essex County Department of Public Works has contracted Smith-Sondy Asphalt Construction Co., Inc. to perform the roadwork. The full list of streets scheduled to be paved in 2019 can be found at

 Residents who have questions about the project should contact the Essex County DPW by phone at 973-226-8500, by email at, or via the online form at

Essex County Department of Public Works
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