September 2022 Update:
On or around Monday, September 26th, there will be large deliveries of electrical equipment to the site through Lewis Street. There will also be construction activity throughout the day. During construction, unavoidable noise and vibrations may be generated from the site. To safely accept the deliveries, there will be a short stoppage of traffic on Lewis Street near the station. This may lead to extra traffic in the area at the time of the delivery. Your cooperation with the stoppage in traffic will enable the crews to complete the delivery more swiftly.
On or around Monday, September 19th, there will be large deliveries of electrical equipment through the back gate of the site. To safely accept the deliveries, there will be a short stoppage of traffic along Lake Street near the station. This may lead to extra traffic in the area at the time of the delivery. Your cooperation with the stoppage in traffic will enable the crews to complete the delivery more swiftly.
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 Gloucester 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.
April 2022 Update:
Active demolition taking place at the Market Street Substation.
February 2022 Update:
Demolition of the Market Street Substation, located at 132 Market Street in Gloucester City, is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, February 14, 2022. Work will take place between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. This activity is scheduled to last through the end of April. Work schedules are estimates, weather dependent and subject to change.
- New 69kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), which allows for the addition of increased voltage capacity with minimal impact to the existing station footprint, will be installed at our Gloucester Switching Station.
- The project is estimated to be completed by December 2020, with landscaping and final restoration completed by the summer of 2021.
Overhead Construction Activity
- New 69kV circuits will connect the Gloucester Switching Station to neighboring stations in Camden and Woodbury.
- New taller, sturdier utility poles and electric wires will run along East Red Bank Avenue, Dare Street, Green Street, North Board Street (Route 45), Route 130, Hannevig Avenue, Browning Lane, Railroad Avenue, Station Avenue, Klemm Avenue, Park Avenue, Market Street, Broadway and Evergreen Avenue.
- To comply with the Board of Public Utilities’ Vegetation Management Rules, we may also trim and remove trees where necessary. Learn more.
- Some aspects of these activities may result in unavoidable noise. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
- Lane closures and detours may occur during construction. PSE&G will work with the local police department to keep traffic impacts to a minimum.
- Safety is our highest priority. It is essential that you and everyone using your property, including children and pets, refrain from going near our construction work zones.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interest of maintaining the safety of our customers, our employees, and their families, PSE&G workers and PSE&G contractors follow safety guidelines put into place by the CDC and NJ State Department of Health, as well as all directives from the Governor’s Office and county/municipal governments. This includes that our workers practice social distancing and we ask that you also maintain a safe distance from our crews. PSE&G will not need to enter your home or business because of this work.
Thank you for understanding as we improve electric service reliability for the region.