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Road Closure Information for Bernards Township

 Road Closure Information
Road construction/ paving will take place this Saturday 8/23/14 on Somerville Rd. The work will start at approximately 8:00am and last throughout the day.
Somerville Road construction (from Liberty Corner Road / Church Street to township boundary at Bridgewater) is anticipated to begin the week of July 28 and continue until the end of August. Detour routes will be posted and are expected to change intermittently depending on the location of work. The detour routes will direct traffic to Church Street, Valley Road, Martinsville Road, Allen Road, Mountain Road, Long Road, and Washington Valley Road (Bridgewater). If you would like to receive detailed updates, we encourage you to sign up for email notifications at Be sure to check the box for "Road Construction Projects". Somerset County has construction projects near Somerville Road, which may also require you to detour. Please check here for more information:
Mt.Airy Rd.- water main replacement will take place on Mt. Airy Rd. throughout the summer months. Motorists can expect traffic delays and altered traffic patterns on Mt. Airy Rd. from Berklely Cr. to Canterbury Wy.
Lake Rd. A portion of Lake Rd. will be closed and detoured for water main replacement. The portion that will be detoured and closed will be from Kinnan Wy. to Spencer Rd. The closure/detour is expected to last from mid July through the end of August.
Far Hills Boro construction projects and road closures that will impact Bernards Twp: On or about June 19, 2014 a portion of Rt. 202 in Far Hills will be closed by DOT for culvert replacement. The closure will last approximately two months. Traffic will be detoured onto Rt. 287 and onto No. Maple Ave. On or about July 1, 2014 Layton Rd. in Far Hills will be closed by Somerset County for a bridge replacement. The closure will last approximately four months. Traffic will be detoured onto Liberty Corner Rd. and Douglas Rd.
On or about June 16, 2014 Martinsville Rd. will be closed between Mt. Horeb Rd. and Washington Valley Rd. for a bridge replacement project. North and South bound traffic will be detoured through Warren Twp. The road closure is expected to last 64 days.