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Recovery Projects (ARRA)

Project Scope
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.

Project Cost
$18.117 million ($17.3 million funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009).

NJ TRANSIT Department of Capital Planning and Programs
April 2009