Crossed signals on DeJessa Bridge

Photo by Karen Zautyk/ Reconstruction work is planned for Kingsland Ave./Riverside Ave. intersection.This view is looking east from parking lot at the DeJessa Bridge.


By Ron Leir

Given the cumbersome pace of travel, impatient South Bergen motorists may liken their journey from here to Nutley over the DeJessa Bridge to covered-wagon crossings. But now, relief is in sight . . .  more or less.
At its Aug. 9 meeting, the Lyndhurst Township Commission adopted an ordinance authorizing the purchase of easements designed to facilitate the reconstruction of the Riverside Ave. intersection at Kingsland Ave., the bridge site.
In turn, getting access to these properties should clear the way for the county to proceed with a long-awaited reconfiguration of that snarled intersection and for upgraded traffic signals … on the Lyndhurst side, at least.

To read the full story, see this week’s issue of The Observer.

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