Archive for Tag: Department of Transportation

Governor signs DeCroce bill to create airport directory, improve aviation industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A4377) requiring a comprehensive directory of airports in New Jersey and creating a public use airports task force to study expansion was signed into law. “New Jersey’s location is a major asset, and provides an opportunity for becoming a national leader in air...

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Simonsen, McClellan plead with DOT to delay road closures ahead of Trump rally

CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, N.J. – With tens of thousands of people planning to travel to Wildwood Tuesday, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan have called on Gov. Phil Murphy’s top appointee at the Department of Transportation to reopen Rt. 47 to traffic ahead of President Donald Trump’s rally at...

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DeCroce bill requiring railroads to clear obstructive brush goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly voted unanimously to advance a bill (A4958) sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce that would require railroads to remove obstructive vegetation at intersections with public roads. “This bill will help expedite the removal of overgrown plants and trees at dangerous railroad crossings,” said DeCroce...

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Dancer, Clifton district awarded more than $3.25 million in transportation grants

TRENTON, N.J. – Thirteen municipalities in the 12th legislative district will receive more than $3.25 million in grants from the Department of Transportation, Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Rob Clifton announced today.  “This funding will help get vital roadway projects moving and will make much-needed improvements for the benefit of...

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Bucco and Wirths bill to speed up Transportation Trust Fund projects signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (S876/A2607) today improving the efficiency and costs of Transportation Trust Fund projects and creating a research center in the Department of Transportation.  Assemblymen Anthony M. Bucco and Hal Wirths, sponsors of the bill, said the new law will reduce delays in...

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Thomson slams Murphy over bloated snow budget

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Assemblyman Edward H. “Ned” Thomson is slamming Gov. Phil Murphy’s wasteful spending of transportation dollars in light of a recent report that the state has expended nearly $38 million responding to minor winter weather events. “Spending thirty-eight million dollars when we haven’t had a major...

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