BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The construction of the second Bloomfield Parking Garage which began in April is will continue on Monday, July 1. Through traffic will be closed to Washington Street between Lackawanna Pl. and Farrand St. and closed to Ward St. Left turns from Ward St. onto Farrand St. will not be permitted during the day.
The Township has rented LED Flashing Signage boards to notify traffic that Farrand St. will be closed on Monday. The signs have been posted the no through traffic streets. An updated map with closure information will be posted on the township municipal website, and the Township mobile app.
The project, Lackawanna Station, will bring 174 new residential units and a new parking garage which will create 314 total parking spaces, of which the township will have access to over 200 shared spaces.
The Bloomfield Police Department, which oversees parking and traffic updates in town, has met with the developer and construction company several times and made routes adjustments so as to minimize inconvenience to pedestrians and accommodate local delivers to businesses.