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Brookside Avenue Closed Until April 2013

The street will be closed near Macintyre Lane in Allendale for the replacement of a bridge on Bergen County Route 101.

Township officials announced that Bergen County would be shutting down traffic on Brookside Avenue near Macintyre Lane in Allendale for the replacement of a bridge on Bergen County Route 101. The roadway is scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, Sept. 10, through April 2013, according to county officials.

Barricades at the intersection of Brookside Avenue and Crescent Avenue in Wyckoff will notify motorists of the road closing in Allendale and direct them to a posted detour route. Motorists should follow the posted detour to access Allendale past Macintyre Lane. Detour signs will be posted on Wyckoff Avenue, and motorists must stay on Wyckoff Avenue and travel into Mahwah for additional detour signs that will take you around the closed area.

Wyckoff residents will continue to have access to all homes on Brookside Avenue and all adjacent streets. Drivers should plan additional travel time during this road closure, and as always, drive safely. 

Franklin Avenue Traffic Impacted

Officials also announced that PSEG would be replacing the gas main transmission line on Franklin Avenue from Woodfield Road to the Franklin Lakes border beginning approximately Monday, Sept. 10.

PSEG advised that their contractor anticipates work to continue for approximately four weeks. Franklin Avenue will be open to traffic while PSEG crews and their contractors perform work.

Traffic will be alternated by police officers around the construction area. Motorists traveling on Franklin Avenue should anticipate delays, plan for extra travel time or plan on an alternate route.

PSEG will perform this work Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

No work is planned for Saturdays or Sundays. Any questions regarding the gas main replacement, contact Mr. Craig Vanderhoof, PSEG Distribution Supervisor at 201-337-2501.

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