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This project involves exterior pedestrian and traffic circulation improvements on the west side of Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. The scope includes construction of a mid-block roundabout and two-way traffic operation on Raymond Plaza West and the realignment of Alling Street with Raymond Plaza West.
Roadway improvements include crosswalks, traffic-calming speed tables, in-crosswalk warning lights, and increased drop-off and pick-up spaces with textured pavement.
Pedestrian improvements include benches, way-finding signs, tree grates, pedestrian lighting and related streetscape improvements.
The project also involves upgrading traffic signals, roadway lighting, the taxi queuing area and the intercity bus boarding area.
$18.117 million ($17.3 million funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009).
NJ TRANSIT Department of Capital Planning and Programs