Community Involvement – Meetings to Date

The City of Newark, in cooperation with Essex County, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recognize that community participation is an integral part of all stages of a project; therefore, a comprehensive Public Involvement Action Plan (PIAP) has been developed for this project.  An outreach program that began during the Local Concept Development (LCD) Study phase of the project will continue in the LPE phase and future phases to include local officials, community stakeholders, agency representatives, and the general public in the transportation improvement development process for the Central Avenue Bridge over the City Subway.

For more ways to get involved or contribute, visit the Contact Us page.

Anticipated LPE Phase Meetings

Local Officials Meeting – LPE Phase (To be Determined)

  • Local Officials Meeting will be scheduled in early 2024.

Community Stakeholders Meeting – LPE Phase (To be Determined)

  • Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1 for the LPE Phase will be scheduled in early 2024

Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting No. 1 – LPE Phase (To be determined)

  • Public Information Center Meeting for the LPE Phase is anticipated in Spring 2024

More information will be posted on the Announcements page as it becomes available.

Meetings Held During the LCD Study Phase

Local Officials Meetings:

  • Local Officials Meeting No. 1 – 8/16/16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Newark City Hall and on 10/14/16, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at the Essex County Department of Public Works
  • Local Officials Meeting No. 2 – 12/14/17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Community Stakeholder Meetings:

  • Community Stakeholder Meeting No. 1 – 2/21/17, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Philips Academy Charter School, Newark
  • Community Stakeholder Meeting No. 2 – 9/28/17, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at New Hope Baptist Church, Newark

Public Information Centers:

  • Public Information Center No. 1 – 3/20/17, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus Center, Newark
  • Public Information Center No. 2 – 2/22/18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at St. Michael’s Medical Center Annex Building, Newark

The Community Involvement meeting reports and presentations held during the LCD Study Phase can be found under Project Documents and Maps from the Home Page main menu Resources or click here.