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Hunterdon gains $1.8 million in state bridge grants


Hunterdon County, N.J., has been notified that over $1.8 million in bridge infrastructure grants has been approved for three county projects, through the state’s Local Bridges Fund, Freeholder Zach Rich reported at the April 21 freeholder board meeting.

Rich, the Board’s liaison for the Department of Engineering and Public Works, reported that the state Department of Transportation has approved grant applications for $850,000 for the replacement of Bridge ED-262, located on Dunkard Church Road, along the East Amwell and Delaware Township border; $450,000 for the rehabilitation of Bridge D-304A, the historic covered bridge, on Rosemont Ringoes Road in Delaware Township; and $566,000 for the replacement of bridge E-243 on Van Lies Road over Back Brook, in East Amwell.

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