Essex County will begin reconstruction of the 76-year old Mill Street Bridge in Belleville, which has been rated as “functionally obsolete”, starting Thursday, February 15, 2018 and is expected to take about six months to complete.
The bridge is located near the intersection of Mill Street and Montgomery Street.
Eastbound traffic on Mill Street coming from Belleville Avenue will be detoured to the right onto Montgomery Street, make a left on Berkeley Avenue, make a left on Newark Avenue, make a left onto Harrison Street before turning right on Mill Street.
Westbound traffic from Franklin Avenue will be detoured by making a left onto Harrison Street and following the above route in reverse. All driveways to area residences and businesses will remain open.
For more information, please contact the Town Manager’s Office at 973-450-3322.