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Apr 14, 2009 | 1421 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
MILLVILLE — Summertime traffic

nightmares at the Routes 55 and 49 interchange

in the Holly City could be a thing

of the past in a few years.

Gov. Jon Corzine announced that $27

million is on the way for infrastructure

improvements in that area off of Exit 26 on

Route 55. Corzine stopped by the

Cumberland County Improvement

Authority Wednesday afternoon to deliver

the news.

Of the $27 million, $21 million will go

toward actual road improvements with the

rest marked for utilities and other related

upgrades. Included in the plan is also the

enhancement of the Route 49 and Wade

Boulevard intersection, a site known to

have its fair share of jams during the summer

months when folks venture to shore


It was said after Corzine’s speech that

work is scheduled to commence this fall with a completion date of

spring 2011.

During the project’s explanation it was made clear that this

money was not related to the federal stimulus plan. Rather, the funds

are coming from a federal capital program for transportation


Furthermore, Corzine said an additional $31 million in funding
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