The New Jersey Department of Transportation has awarded Hoboken $734,038 for road repaving, Vision Zero, and safety upgrades, the city announced today.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
The nearly fundings comes as part of the stateâ€™s 2020 fiscal year â€œMunicipal Aid Program.â€
â€œWe are continuing to make major strides in upgrading our transportation infrastructure, and this funding will provide a significant boost to our efforts,â€ Mayor Ravi Bhalla said in a statement.
â€œIn addition to contributing to our aggressive road repaving program, the grant will provide us with important resources to help implement our Vision Zero pedestrian safety plan on our roadways. Thank you to Governor Murphy and the State Department of Transportation for making this funding available to Hoboken.â€
In coordination with Hudson County, PSE&G and the North Hudson Sewerage Authority, Hoboken repaved or planned for the repaving of over 100 blocks of roads in the city.
Since January of 2018, Hoboken has been awarded over $2,671,983 in funding from the stateâ€™s Municipal Aid Program.