2016 Grant

SRS-2016 - Various Sidewalk Improvements

NJDOT Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS)

Borough of New Providence, Union County, New Jersey

Final Design Phase • In-Person Public Information Center

New Providence Municipal Court

360 Elkwood Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974

Thursday, January 25, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 (Snow Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024)

The Borough of New Providence will hold a Public Information Center (PIC) to provide local residents and businesses with information on the SRS-2016 - Various Sidewalk Improvements project.  You are encouraged to actively participate by providing comments at the meeting, by mail, or by e-mail.


The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for input on the project. The Public Information Center will be held in-person at:

New Providence Municipal Court

360 Elkwood Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974

Thursday, January 25, 2024

From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

(Snow Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. If snow date is needed, will be posted on Borough Website)

You will have an opportunity to review exhibits, ask questions and discuss any concerns.  Property owners with rental units are advised that tenants are also invited and encouraged to participate.  If you are unable to participate or want to provide comments after the meeting, please visit the Borough’s website for information about the project and provide comments by February 13, 2024.  


For additional information view the SRTS New Providence - FD PIC Legal Notice (PDF) and SRTS New Providence FD PIC Flyer  (PDF)

2022 Update

The 2016 Safe Routes To School grant is in the final stages of the design process. NV5 will be hosting an information meeting on Wednesday, July 7th from 6 pm to 8 pm via GoToWebinar to give residents an opportunity to provide input on the project. Several Streets are part of this project that is slated for construction in 2022 (Yes, 6 years after receiving the grant). View the SRTS New Providence PE PIC Flyer (PDF).

Allen W Roberts Elementary School

  • Hawthorne Drive from Cameron Road to Central Avenue
    New segment of concrete sidewalk, seven curb ramps and eighteen driveway aprons
  • Crane Circle from Jones Dr. to Morris Avenue 
    New segment of concrete sidewalk, two curb ramps and five driveway aprons

Salt Brook Elementary School

  • Central Avenue from Livingston Avenue to Verona Road 
    New segment of concrete sidewalk, three curb ramps, three driveway aprons, new crosswalk (Verona Road), and relocation of Central Avenue crossing
  • Central Avenue from Salem Road to Maple Street
    New segment of concrete sidewalk, fourteen curb ramps, two driveway aprons, relocated Central Avenue crossing at Salem Road, and new crosswalks
  • Willow Street from Springfield Avenue to southern terminus (direct access to Salt Brook Elementary School) 
    New segments of concrete sidewalk, four curb ramps, six driveway aprons, new crosswalks and improved access to school's drop off point

The project Design and Construction cost is funded by federal funds administered through NJDOT Local Aid Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program.

July 7, 2021  Public Information Center

Residents will have until Wednesday, July 21, 2021 to submit comments.  Comments can be directed to the Borough Administrator, Bernadette Cuccaro.