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September 2022 Update

Beginning on or about Tuesday, September 6, 2022, PSE&G and our approved contractors will continue working underground inside the Camden M&R Station located at 900 South 2nd Street and along Locust Street between Walnut Street and Spruce Street. Work will also take place on Spruce Street near the station. Work hours are between 7 AM – 5 PM Monday – Friday, as well as some evenings and weekends as needed. To safely complete this portion of work, Locust Street and Spruce Street will be temporarily closed to motorists and pedestrians. Motorist will be directed to follow the detour signs. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. This phase of construction is estimated to last through the end of September, weather permitting.

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August 2022 Update

Beginning on or about Monday, August 8, 2022, PSE&G and our approved contractors will be installing new manholes and duct banks inside the Camden Switching Station. Work hours are between 7a.m. – 5p.m., Monday – Friday, as well as some evenings and weekends as needed. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. This phase of construction is estimated to last for two months, weather permitting.

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July 2022 Update

On or around Wednesday, July 6th, Tuesday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 13th, there will be large deliveries of electrical equipment to the site. To safely accept the deliveries, there will be a short stoppage of traffic along Federal Street and Cooper Street near the station.

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Beginning on or about Monday, July 11, 2022, PSE&G and our approved contractors will be working underground inside the station and along Locust Street between Walnut Street and Spruce Street. Work will also take place on Spruce Street near the station. Work hours are between 7 AM – 5 PM Monday – Friday, as well as some evenings and weekends as needed. To safely complete this portion of work, Locust Street and Spruce Street will be temporarily closed to pedestrians. Motorist will be directed to follow the detours. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. This phase of construction is estimated to last through the end of August, weather permitting. 

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May 2022 Update

As you may know, PSE&G has been actively working to upgrade and modernize the Camden M&R Station located at 900 South 2nd Street in Camden. Below you will find some construction updates:

Heavy Construction Activity - PSE&G and our approved contractors will be working underground inside the station and along South 2nd Street and Walnut Street. Test pit excavations on 2nd Street & at 2nd Street and Walnut Street will begin on or about May 23rd. Work hours are between 7a.m. – 5p.m., Monday – Friday, as well as some evenings and weekends as needed. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. This phase of construction is estimated to last for a few weeks, weather permitting.

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Please be advised that on or around Monday, May 23, 2022, PSE&G crews and our approved contractors are performing test pit excavations in the roadway for future planned construction of new manholes and duct bank systems to tie into the existing State Street Substation electric circuits. The work will occur along Federal Street, between 1131 Federal Street and 7th Street as well as along Market Street, between 1131 Federal Street and 4th Street. Please note that test pits will impact side streets as well. This work is expected to last for four weeks. Work activities will continue intermittently throughout 2022. Work hours will be between 9 AM and 3 PM, Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent, and subject to change. 

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March 2022 Update

Please be advised that on or around Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022, PSE&G crews and our approved contractors are upgrading and replacing utility poles and electric wire along Westfield Avenue, between North 28th Street and Bethel Avenue. Work activities will continue intermittently throughout 2022. Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent, and subject to change. 

 

On or around Wednesday, March 16th and Thursday, March 17, 2022, there will be large deliveries of electrical equipment to the Woodlyne Substation site. To safely accept the deliveries there will be temporary road closures along Fairview Street and Mount Ephraim Avenue. Your cooperation with the projects “No Parking” signs will enable the crews to move through your neighborhood more swiftly.

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February 2022 Update

Please be advised that on or around Monday, February 14, 2022, PSE&G crews and our approved contractors are upgrading and replacing utility poles and electric wire along 6th Street, between Ferry Avenue and Spruce Street as well as Baring Street, between Chestnut Street and Kaighns Avenue in Camden. Work activities will continue intermittently throughout 2022. Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent, and subject to change.

Please be advised that on or around Tuesday, March 1, 2022, PSE&G crews and our approved contractors are upgrading and replacing utility poles and electric wire along Westfield Avenue, between North 28th Street and Bethel Avenue. Work activities will continue intermittently throughout 2022. Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent, and subject to change. 

 

January 2022 Update

Heavy Construction Activity - PSE&G and our approved contractors are installing foundations for electrical structures at the Woodlynne Station located at 2541 Mount Ephraim Avenue in Camden. Please be advised that work is scheduled to resume on or around February 7, 2022. Work hours are between 7:00AM-5:30PM, Monday – Friday & 7:00AM-3:30PM on Saturdays. This phase of construction is estimated to last 4-5 weeks, weather permitting. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. Monitoring equipment will be onsite to ensure the safety of the site and surrounding community. All construction activity will take place within PSE&G property.

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November 2021 Update

PSE&G is actively working to improve electric reliability for the region with the reconfiguration of the Woodlynne Substation located at 1372 Fairview Street . On or about Monday, November 15, 2021, PSE&G’s approved contractors will begin installing foundations for electrical structures. Work hours are between 7a.m.  – 5p.m., Monday – Friday, as well as some nights and weekends as needed. This phase of construction is estimated last two weeks, weather permitting. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. Monitoring equipment will be onsite to ensure the safety of the site and surrounding community. All construction activity will take place within PSE&G property.

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October 2021 Update

State Street Station

PSE&G is actively working to improve electric reliability for the region with the construction of the new State Street Station located at 1130 Cooper Street in Camden.  On or about Thursday, October 14, 2021, PSE&G’s approved contractors will begin installing foundations for electrical structures. Work hours are between 7a.m.  – 5p.m., Monday – Friday, as well as some nights and weekends as needed. This phase of construction is estimated last 30 days, weather permitting. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. Monitoring equipment will be onsite to ensure the safety of the site and surrounding community. All construction activity will take place within PSE&G property.

Overhead Construction

PSE&G will continue upgrading the electric system in your neighborhood to provide safe, reliable service. Construction crews are actively working on the PSE&G and public rights of way in the City of Camden, Haddon Township, Audubon Park Borough, and Gloucester City.

Because customers like you rely on electric and gas to power their daily lives, PSE&G is considered an essential service. As we continue this critical work to keep the power system safe and reliable, we are taking prudent measures and maintaining safety as our number one priority.

Beginning on or about Monday, October 25, 2021, PSE&G crews and our approved contractors will be upgrading and replacing utility poles and electric wire along High Street between East State Street and 28th Street in Camden.  Work activities will continue intermittently throughout 2021.  Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent and subject to change.  Please note:  PSE&G does not expect this project to cause any service interruptions. 

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May 2021 Update

On or around Monday, May 17, 2021, PSE&G will begin reconfiguring the Woodlynne Substation located on Fairview Street in Camden. The planned upgrades will enhance the electric transmission system’s reliability, while helping to ensure safe electrical service to residents, businesses and civic facilities in the City of Camben, Woodlynne Borough and neighboring communities. The property at 2541 Mt Ephraim Ave, Camden, NJ 08104 was purchased to accommodate the station reconfiguration.

Work activities include replacing aging electrical equipment and and installing new electrical equipment and controls.  During construction, there will be some unavoidable noise and potential for vibrations from the site.  PSE&G will monitor all activities to ensure this work remains within acceptable limits and will work to minimize adverse impacts to the area. Please note:  PSE&G does not expect this project to cause any service interruptions. 

Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. The station will be in-service by December 2023, with landscaping and final restoration completed by the summer of 2024.  All schedules are estimates, weather dependent and subject to change.

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PSE&G is currently conducting statewide electric reliability improvements to upgrade its utility infrastructure. These projects include work in existing stations, construction of new stations, and the replacement of aging equipment at these sites.

On or around Monday, June 7, 2021, PSE&G will begin construction of the New State Street Station located at 1130 Cooper Street in Camden. The new station will enhance the electric transmission system’s reliability, while helping to ensure safe electrical service to residents, businesses and civic facilities in the City of Camben and neighboring communities.

Work activities include installing electrical equipment and controls.  During construction, there will be some unavoidable noise and potential for vibrations from the site.  PSE&G will monitor all activities to ensure this work remains within acceptable limits and will work to minimize adverse impacts to the area. Please note:  PSE&G does not expect this project to cause any service interruptions. 

Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, as well as some nights and weekends, as needed. The station will be in-service by December 2023, with landscaping and final restoration completed by the summer of 2024.  All schedules are estimates, weather dependent and subject to change.

If you have any questions about the station project, please call us at 1-800-606-0045.  We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we improve electric service reliability for your neighborhood and the region.

For more information on this project, please contact:

Project Hotline - South
1-800-606-0045
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PSE&G's Media Hotline
973-430-7734

NOTE: Construction schedule information is tentative and subject to change based on several factors, including weather and field conditions.

03/25/19 - 06/31/19

On or about, Monday, March 25, 2019 PSE&G’s approved contactors will begin restoring sidewalks and curbs as well as milling and paving roadways on the following streets:
• South 2nd Street between Walnut and Line Street
• Walnut Street between South 2nd Street and South 3rd Street
• South 3rd Street between Walnut Street and Spruce Street
• Spruce Street between South 3rd Street and South 2nd Street
• Locust Street between Walnut Street and Spruce Street

Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, as well as some nights as needed. This actvitity is scheduled to continue through the end of May 2019. All schedules are estimates, weather dependent and subject to change.

Detours, lane shifts and a road closure are required during restoration. Walnut Street between Locust Street and 2nd Street, will be closed during construction hours. Please adhere to all posted signs as there may also be limited or no street parking. All traffic and parking changes will be coordinated with the local police department and traffic control to minimize any inconvenience to the public.

Safety is our highest priority. It is essential that you and anyone using your property, including children and pets, refrain from going near our construction work zones.