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NEWARK LIGHT RAIL BLOOMFIELD AVENUE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

Project Scope:

This project includes the installation of two elevators between the platforms and street level; raising platforms to ensure a smooth transition to the light rail vehicles for the mobility impaired; and, installing a public address system with active displays for passenger notification.

 

Project Cost:

Approximately $8,000,000.

 

Schedule:

Anticipated completion – Fall 2012

 

Benefits:

Bloomfield Station is among the most heavily used on Newark Light Rail and is a major transfer point to buses to Belleville, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair, Verona, Cedar Grove, Little Falls, Clifton and Paterson. This project will make the station fully accessible for riders with mobility needs.