Orchard Rd. Bridge Work Postponed

Posted on April 8, 2019

The start of the Bridge E0203 Orchard Road project is delayed and updates will be posted before the project’s road closure will commence.  Please see the following updated County webpage link with the current status:



See earlier announcement below:

Orchard Road, between Opossum Road and Autumn Lane is scheduled to be closed to all traffic starting Monday April 8th, 2019* and is expected to reopen in mid-July 2019 due to work on Somerset County bridge E0203. The posted detour route will use Orchard Road, Route 206, Sunset Road and Burnt Hill Road. The Rock Brook School can be accessed from the Opossum Road end of the closure.




Please follow and obey all posted speed limits and traffic regulations.

Updates on this project and all Somerset County construction projects, can be viewed on the Somerset County website under Road Projects/Construction Announcements on the Public Works/Engineering page.  See:  https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/engineering/road-projects-construction-announcements


*It is our understanding that due to NJDEP environmental regulations and certain seasonal constraints, it was not possible for Somerset County to undertake this bridge project during summer-only, non-school traffic months.

Source: Montgomery Township Police Dept.