Mt. Ephraim Avenue Roadway Safety Improvement Study

PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTER

The Project Team held a Public Information Center on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM) at Virtua (Kelly Conference Room), located at 1000 Atlantic Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104. The information session provided an opportunity for the public to learn more about the project, and provide their local input and knowledge on what problems exist today that could help in developing solutions to improve corridor safety. For those that were unable to attend, the following materials from the May 24th Public Information Center are available for download:

Additionally, a Community Survey was available at the Public Information Center for those interested in participating. The questions focused solely on areas within the study boundary ~ Mt. Ephraim Avenue (CR 605), from Ferry Avenue (CR 603) north to Haddon Avenue (CR 561) in the City of Camden, NJ. Please click here to participate in the online survey (approx. 5-10 minutes). Your input is greatly appreciated!

The survey will be open until 8 PM, Sunday, June 25, 2017.


BACKGROUND

The goal of the study is to recommend preferred alternatives that will significantly improve the safety for all modes of travel within the project’s study area, with special attention given to vulnerable users: pedestrians and bicyclists. Funding for this project was made available through Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (DVRPC) FY 2016 Local Capital Project Delivery (LCPD) Program for Camden County. This study will comply with the Federal Highway Administration’s Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), from which one of the project deliverables will include a Highway Safety Manual (HSM) analysis completed to the specifications of NJDOT’s Bureau of Transportation Data and Safety.


STUDY AREA

Length: 1.43 miles

Boundary: The entire length of Mt. Ephraim Avenue from the intersection of Ferry Avenue (County Route 603) north to Haddon Avenue (County Route 561) in the City of Camden, NJ.

  • Click here to view the study area boundary in Google Maps.


PROJECT DURATION

Project Start Date: December 2016
Anticipated End Date: December 2017


PUBLIC INPUT

A Public Information Center was held on May 24, 2017 providing the public with the opportunity to meet with the project team, understand the project, ask questions, and provide input on what problems exist today that could help in developing solutions to improve corridor safety. Public input is still encouraged, and can be done so by taking an online survey (available at the top of this page), to help the project team in its goal of developing solutions to improve corridor safety.


QUESTIONS? 

For questions about the project, please contact:
Anthony C. O’Toole, Senior Engineer, Camden County Department of Public Works        
Phone: (856) 566-2974 or 2980
Email: Anthony.O’Toole@camdencounty.com