Boonton Avenue To Be Closed for Gas Main Work Starting May 13

Project Expected to Last Eight Weeks

Beginning Monday, May 13, Boonton Avenue will be closed between Wootton Street and Taylortown Road for approximately eight weeks to facilitate the installation of 10,000 feet of gas main that will impact traffic in the Town of Boonton, Boonton Township and Montville Township.

Work hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Detours will be established, and heavy delays are anticipated. Motorists are encouraged to plan alternative routes.

Detour Plan (refer to map image for detour route):

Detour route depicted in blue on the map.

  • Northbound Traffic on Boonton Avenue
  • Traffic will be detoured to turn right onto Wootton Street.
  • Vehicles will then turn left onto Myrtle Avenue (County Route 202), continuing to Main Road.
  • From Main Road, traffic will turn left onto Taylortown Road, leading back to Boonton Avenue.

Southbound Traffic on Boonton Avenue:

  • Vehicles will turn left onto Taylortown Road.
  • Traffic will then turn right onto Main Road and continue to Myrtle Avenue (Route 202).
  • From Myrtle Avenue, traffic will turn right into Wootton Street, leading back to Boonton Avenue.

Please note that local traffic, school buses and trucks larger than 12’-3” in height will be permitted to pass through the work zone.

Gray Supply Construction Company is under contract with the New Jersey Natural Gas Company to complete the project. For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact the Morris County Division of Engineering at 973-285-6750.

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