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Construction Planned For 0.7 Miles of County Route 541 in  Medford


            The resurfacing of a 0.7-mile stretch of Mount Holly-Medford Road (County Route 541) from NJ Route 70 to Church Road (CR616) in Medford is scheduled to begin Monday, August 6.

The milling and overlay construction is expected to take two weeks to complete. Traffic will be maintained with one lane alternating. Motorists can expect delays and are encouraged to find alternative routes during construction.

            American Asphalt Co., Inc. /Jersey Construction, Inc. – A Joint Venture of West Collingswood has been contracted to perform the construction as part of the County’s 2011 State Funded Overlay Program.

            This is one of 16 roads scheduled to be resurfaced in the Program that will overlay a total 23.7 miles of County roads in16 municipalities at a cost of $7.2M.

It is expected that 68,000 tons of asphalt will be needed to complete all construction scheduled for the program.

            The county highway network includes 508.4 miles of county roads, 364 bridges, 700 culverts, more than 243 traffic control devices and 17,000 signs.