NJ DOT awards Hoboken $734k for road repaving, Vision Zero, and safety upgrades

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The New Jersey Department of Transportation has awarded Hoboken $734,038 for road repaving, Vision Zero, and safety upgrades, the city announced today.

Photo courtesy of the City of Hoboken.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The nearly fundings comes as part of the state’s 2020 fiscal year “Municipal Aid Program.”

“We are continuing to make major strides in upgrading our transportation infrastructure, and this funding will provide a significant boost to our efforts,” Mayor Ravi Bhalla said in a statement.

“In 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.”

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 state’s Municipal Aid Program.

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