9-16: Road & Bridge Projects, Sourland & Watershed Oct. Events, Case Report

Posted on September 16, 2020

Road and Bridge Work Status Report

Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in Montgomery Township.

This information is current to 9-11-20.  These projects listed may be the responsibility of the Township or other agencies including Somerset County (most bridge projects), and New Jersey State Dept. of Transportation (work on state highway Rt. 206).  The project time frames given are estimates only.  All projects are subject to the impact of weather and other unanticipated circumstances.

To aid our residents, businesses, and the motoring public, Montgomery Twp. Engineering’s latest status reports are posted on the Twp. website newsfeed on a regular basis:


Notes with project details


Sourlands SoloFest Oct. 10 – Free Virtual Musical Event!

SAVE THE SOURLANDS SOLO FEST is a musical and educational celebration of the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s Sourland Mountain region, a vital 90-square mile natural area facing an invasive insect that will kill 1 million ash trees.  New Jersey musicians will entertain us amid stunning landscapes, as naturalists explain the importance of the Sourlands as a source of water, a wildlife habitat, and as a defense against climate change.”

More info at: https://www.sourland.org/solofest and see event trailer, partially filmed in Montgomery’s own Zion Crossing Park, the Stoutsburg-Sourlands African American Museum, and the Hidden Spring Lavender Farm.




Watershed Fest – Free Virtual Event Oct. 3rd

Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water
Celebrating the energy, power, and beauty of our planet

Featuring conversation of Guest Speaker, Richard Preston NYT Best-Selling Author with Jim Waltman, The Watershed Institute Executive Director

Q & A with the Audience


Richard Preston is a best-selling author of 10 books, including The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees. His fiction and non-fiction works reveal hidden worlds of nature and wonder.

Preston’s awards include the American Institute of Physics science-writing award and a National Magazine Award. He has the distinction of being the only non-physician to date to receive the Centers for Disease Control’s Champion of Prevention Award. He is also a regular contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times.

Attendance at this virtual event is free to the public, although pre-registration is required. Go to:




Note: There have been three (3) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Monday, 9-14-20.

As of 9 am today, 9-16

NJ cases: 197,792
NJ deaths: 16,054
Somerset County cases: 5,611
Somerset County deaths: 568
Montgomery cases:  163
Montgomery deaths: 7
Rocky Hill cases: 6
Rocky Hill deaths: 0

Age Ranges of Cases in Montgomery & Rocky Hill:

21       <20
22       20-29
17       30-39
26       40-49
37       50-59
24       60-69
4        70-79
18       80+

169 confirmed and probably cases for Montgomery and Rocky Hill in total, of which:

– 150 presumed recovereda

–   12 currently ill

–     7 fatalities

a “Presumed recovered” means 30 days have elapsed since individual’s diagnosis and the person is not hospitalized.

For further statistics, go to the Health Dept.’s COVID-19 portal: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/,  State of NJ DOH’s COVID-19 Case Chart , and https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

*****DISCLAIMER***** Reported numbers on this page may not match the figures provided on the Somerset County page.  This is due to differences in reporting times.

Testing Site info found at: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid-testing/