More paving!

Here’s some night shots of the infrastructure work taking place on 13th Street as well as on Grand.

Does anyone know if the city is paying for this (with DOT grants), or is this project being paid for by the developers that trashed the streets to begin with?

hoboken 13th st paving signcs - More paving!

hoboken paving equip grand st 13cs - More paving!
hoboken 13th grand to adamscs - More paving!
hoboken grand paving 13 to 12cs - More paving!

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homeworld
homeworld
Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:32 pm

14th and 15th. . . whoops forgot the 5

homeworld
homeworld
Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:30 pm

[quote comment=”8055″]Hey 411:
anymore news on the developers plan to rip up the age-old Belgian-Block paving and replace with tarmacadam?[/quote]

they already did that on Garden St b/c 14th and 1th, sadly. 🙁

krewedetat
krewedetat
Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:19 pm

Thanks for the info, Red. Michael Cricco really needs to get booted.

Red Haven
Red Haven
Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:08 pm

Whoops… Danzig didn’t write the quote in my last post. It was H411. I goofed up the code. Wasn’t sure how to quote the original post. Oh well.

Red Haven
Red Haven
Thursday, December 14, 2006 2:06 pm

[quote comment=”8055″]Does anyone know if the city is paying for this (with DOT grants), or is this project being paid for by the developers that trashed the streets to begin with?[/quote]

This is NOT being paid for with developer money. This is most likely part of the $1,900,000.00 bond issue the city council approved in July for “Various Road Improvements.” We will be paying for this for many years.

The borrowing was spearheaded by 5th ward councilman Mike Cricco. He was getting killed by new constituents in the Northwest Redevelopment Zone who were howling about their BMW’s bottoming out on streets damaged by heavy equipment during construction of their “luxury” condos.

Dave Roberts only asks developers to pay for his campaigns, not to fix roads and build parks.

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