NJ Awards $330M In Road Improvement Contracts

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 3:37 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Tuesday awarded $330 million in contracts for a project that will restore full-width shoulders and make other safety improvements to an accident-prone 16-mile stretch of the Garden State Parkway.

The contracts, awarded to four construction companies from the state, call for increasing the width of the highway lanes, adding shoulders and upgrading bridges on the the busy section of the highway that runs through Monmouth and Ocean counties. The improvements will allow the speed limit, lowered to 55 mph for...
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