The Town of Morristown along with engineering consultant NV5 will hold a Public Information Center (PIC) to provide local residents and businesses with information on the TA-2016 MLK Promenade Transit Connection and Intersection Improvements project. You are encouraged to actively participate by providing comments at the meeting, by mail, or by e-mail.
The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for input on the project. The Public Information Center will be held online at:
You will have an opportunity to review exhibits, ask questions and discuss any concerns. Property owners and tenants are invited and encouraged to participate. If you are unable to participate or want to provide comments after the meeting, please visit the municipality’s website at https://www.townofmorristown.org/ for information about the project and provide comments by Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
The purpose of this project is to improve the overall pedestrian experience by improving connectivity between the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Promenade project, Spring Street, and the train station as well as the surrounding area. The project’s Design and Construction cost is funded by federal funds administered through NJDOT Local Aid Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program and Design Assistance. The project limits span along the entirety of Water Street, and portions of Spring Street and Martin Luther King Avenue. Proposed improvements include sidewalk, streetscape and landscaping improvements, new lighting, signage, and pavement markings, intersection and traffic signal improvements. It is anticipated that design will be completed in 2023, with construction to occur in 2024.
Federal and State regulations pertaining to the protection of cultural resources, referred to, respectively, as the Section 106 and the New Jersey Register of Historic Places Act processes, require that Morristown and NJDOT take into account the effect of proposed projects upon cultural resources eligible to or listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places.