Colorful mums and decorative cabbages are providing a touch of seasonal color to the Ironbound Business Improvement District’s streetscape. More than 130 planters throughout the district, including Ferry Street, East Ferry Street and Wilson Avenue, were cleaned out from summer plantings and replanted for the fall season during the month of October.
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“Be Street Smart” will encourage motorists and pedestrians to “Check Your Vital Signs” to improve their safety on the road
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Engineering Director Phillip Scott, and Traffic and Signals Division Manager Jack Nata announced today that the City of Newark this October will participate in the statewide pedestrian safety education campaign to address the high incidence of pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey. The “Be Street Smart NJ” campaign is a collaborative effort between public, private and non-profit organizations to educate pedestrians and motorists about making safety their top priority whether walking or driving.Read more...
Installation of the imprinted crosswalks along Ferry Street, part of the restoration work to the Ironbound District streetscape after PSEG’s major gas main replacement project this summer, has started.
Work will take place during the day, starting at McWhorter Street and working its way to Merchant Street. Please plan your travel through the area accordingly. Businesses and restaurants will remain open while the re-paving is underway.
Additional questions can be directed to the IBID at 973-491-9191 or the City of Newark’s Division of Traffic & Signals at 973-733-3985. Thank you for your patience as this important work on the Ironbound District’s infrastructure is completed.