Frequently Asked Questions

Who is checking to make sure that everything is going accordingly?

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has contracted Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide construction inspection services for the construction work performed by Earle Asphalt Company. Those services include inspecting the work to make sure that it is performed in accordance with the construction contract plans and specifications

Will there be detour signs re-routing traffic?

Detours will be required in order to complete some of the contract work. All detours required for the work on the project will have both advance warning signs and route signs that will direct traffic along the various detour route. In addition, prior to the implementation of each detour, advance notice will be provided to the Township of Eatontown, Borough of Tinton Falls, Township of Ocean, Township of Neptune, published on the project website and email alerts to all residents that signed up to receive project notices.
Where necessary, police assistance will be provided to assist in the implementation of these detours.

Will the detours require the commuter pay and additional toll?

No, the detours are design specifically to not required additional tolls.

How long will the overall project take and when does it start?

Project work began in November 2021 and is scheduled to take 2 years and be completed by the fall of 2023.

Have local residents/contractors been hired for this project?

Earle Asphalt Company was selected to perform this work through the Authority’s contract procurement process. That process was a competitive bid process and Earle Asphalt Company was awarded the contract since their proposed cost for the project was lowest cost among qualified contractors that submitted bids. That sad Earle Asphalt Company is based locally out of Farmingdale, NJ.