Project Team

* = Key Contacts for project information

Bergen County Department of Planning & Engineering

Joseph A. Femia, P.E., Department Director / County Engineer
Joseph Baladi, P.E., P.P., C.M.E., Division Head-Planning (Bergen County Project Manager) *
Martin Maver, P.E., Principal Engineer-Bridges
Adam Camerlengo, E.I.T., Assistant Engineer

Essex County Division of Engineering

Sanjeev Varghese, P.E., P.P., Public Works Director / County Engineer
Andres F. Gomez-Ortiz, P.E., Principal Engineer

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)

Nabil Ayoub, Supervising Engineer, Local Aid District 2
Paul Miranda, Project Manager, Local Aid District 2
Sean Warren, Section Chief, Bureau of Environmental Program Resources
Sean Ream, Environmental Project Manager, Bureau of Environmental Program Resources

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA)

Rich Brundage, NJTPA Project Manager

Hardesty & Hanover Team

Glen Schetelich, P.E., Principal in Charge, Hardesty & Hanover
Bruce Riegel, P.E., Project Manager, Hardesty & Hanover *
Brian Medino, P.E., Deputy Project Manager, Hardesty & Hanover *
Matt Witkowski, P.E., Traffic Engineer, Hardesty & Hanover
Sue Quackenbush, PWS, Environmental Specialist, Davey Resource Group
Lynn Alpert, Principal Senior Architectural Historian, Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc.
Martine Culbertson, Community Involvement Facilitator, M.A. Culbertson, LLC *

Local Capital Project Delivery Process

Purpose & Need Statement

Data Collection & Environmental Screening Report

Selection of Preliminary Preferred Alternative

Concept Development Report

NEPA Classification

Create Design Communications Report

Initial Public Outreach & Involvement

Approved Design Exception Report

Cost Estimates (Final Design, ROW & Construction)

Approved Environmental Document

Approved Project Plan

Preliminary Engineering Report

Update Design Communications Report

Continued Public Outreach & Involvement

Construction Contract Documents & PS&E Package

Environmental Reevaluations

Environmental Permits

Acquisition of ROW

Update Design Communications Report

Continued Public Outreach & Involvement

Implement and Complete Construction

Continue Public Outreach


Update and Finalize Design Communications Report

Close-out Documentation

Recent News

  • Update: May 23, 2024
    Meeting Report for Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting No. 1 is now available.
  • Update: February 29, 2024
    Thank you to those who were able to attend the Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting No. 1 for the Local Preliminary Engineering (LPE) phase.
  • Update: January 24, 2024
    Save the Date: Online Public Information Center for the Local Preliminary Engineering (LPE) phase on February 8, 2024.
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