Recent News

Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1 for the LPE phase was held online on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00p.m

Click below to view the presentation and report:

Please go to the Contact Us page if would like to sign up for future project communication and be notified of future public meetings.  Any questions or comments can be submitted on the same page or directly via  

Two renderings have been created to visualize what the new bridge will look like

  • Rendering of new bridge โ€“ aerial view (click here)
  • Rendering of new bridge โ€“ view from the river (click here)

A written description and map of the proposed bridge improvements are available on the Maps and Plans page found under About the Project on the main menu.

The Local Concept Development (LCD) Study was completed in 2020 and the project is now advancing to the Local Preliminary Engineering (LPE) Phase using federal funding

We are updating the website with new information during this transition. Please visit regularly for updates.

Thank you,
Kingsland Avenue Bridge Project Team

Public Information Center meetings were held on December 12, 2019 and the public comment period ended January 17, 2020

Click here to see the presentation.

Community input and comments are always welcome. Please go to the Contacts page to comment and/or sign up to be notified of future public meetings.


Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting Notice โ€“ Afternoon and Evening Sessions

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. โ€“ 4:00 p.m. (brief presentation at 2:30 p.m.)
Place: Lyndhurst Senior Citizen Center
250 Cleveland Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Time: 6:00 p.m. โ€“ 8:00 p.m. (brief presentation at 6:30 p.m.)
Place: Nutley Parks and Recreation Building, Room 300
44 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJ

The purpose of the Public Information Center meeting is to inform the public of the Purpose and Need Statement and to solicit public input and comment on the conceptual alternatives and the Preliminary Preferred Alternative (PPA) for bridge improvements.  All members of the general public are invited and encouraged to comment on the study.

For more information, please click on the following documents:

The Project Team has received concurrence from the cooperating and permitting agencies to progress with a recommended Preliminary Preferred Alternative and will schedule meetings with local officials and the general public to obtain input on proposed bridge improvements in the coming months (Fall 2019).

Please continue to check this website for further information and updates.

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has provided a preliminary review of the navigational survey results.

Click here to view the July 10, 2019 letter. Although the letter references three (3) bridges, each project is independent of the others.Please continue to check this website for further information and updates.

United States Coast Guard (USCG) has posted a Public Notice on their website and you are welcome to submit comments regarding the Kingsland Avenue Bridge

Please see the USCG Public Notice 1-161: PASSAIC RIVER BRIDGES

Comments will be received at the Office of the Commander (dpb), First Coast Guard District, Battery Park Building, 1 South Street, New York, NY 10004-1466 through April, 23, 2018.

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

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