Municipal Projects

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Comly Ave Temporary Filters project
Comly Ave Water Treatment Plant
Anticipated Project Duration:
Installation of Temporary Filters: Spring/Summer 2021
Use of Temporary Filters: 3 years

Work will include:
  • Temporary Charcoal Filters to Remove Trace Amounts of PFOA
  • New Concrete Pad
  • Cranes for Delivery
  • Additional Staff On-Site
The Comly Ave Temporary Filters project is part of a short-term and long-term plan to continue meeting State water quality standards in the Borough's Water System. Read full details here: "Time for an Update on the Borough's Water System".

Grant Avenue repaving project - Part II
White Horse Pike (Rt 30) to W. Browning Rd
Project Start Date: Fall 2021
Anticipated Project Length: 4-6 weeks

Work will include:

  • Select tree removal
  • Trimming of dead tree branches
  • Select curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons
  • New ADA curb ramps
  • New inlet structures, grates, and curb heads
  • Select sump pump connection to the storm main
  • Removal of the existing roadway surface
  • Paving of the roadway with new blacktop
  • Planting of new street trees
A neighborhood meeting was held to discuss project scope and answer resident questions. Watch the recording: Grant Ave Re-Paving Neighborhood Meeting 6.26.21


With questions contact:

Tim Staszewski - Borough Engineer
856-795-9595 x1094 timothy.staszewski@rve.com

Cassandra Duffey - Borough Administrator
856-854-0720 x125cduffey@collingswood.com


Completed Projects:

Safe Routes to School and Traffic Calming
Project Start Date: January 18, 2021
Anticipated Project Duration: 4 months
Project Locations:
Phase 1 - Maple Ave at Washington, Frazier, Lawnside, E. Stiles, and E. Homestead
Phase 1- Lincoln Ave at Cedar and Washington
Phase 1 - Atlantic Ave at Lees, Edison, Coolidge, Dill, Curtis, Cooper, and W. Homestead
Phase 2 - Dill Ave from Stokes Ave to Atlantic Ave
Phase 2 - Stokes Ave at Lees Ave and Lees Lane
Phase 2 - Lees Lane from Stokes Ave to Linwood Ave
Phase 3 - Haddon Ave at Homestead Ave

Work will include:

  • New ADA Curb Ramps
  • New Crosswalks
  • Signage
  • Intersection Bump Outs for traffic calming and pedestrian safety at Haddon/Homestead
  • New Drainage pipe and inlets
  • Decorative brick pavers
  • Select Concrete Roadway Slab Replacement

Meetings and recordings:

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) grant is a federal grant that promotes walking and bicycling to school through infrastructure improvements. Collingswood was awarded roughly $900,000 to make these improvements. Read more here.

Grant Avenue repaving project - Part I
Champion Ave to White Horse Pike (Rt 30)
Project Start Date: October 7, 2020
Anticipated Project Length: 4-6 weeks

Work will include:

  • Select tree removal
  • Trimming of dead tree branches.
  • Select curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons
  • New ADA curb ramps
  • New inlet structures, grates, and curb heads
  • Select sump pump connection to the storm main
  • Removal of the existing roadway surface
  • Paving of the roadway with new blacktop
  • Planting of new street trees
  • Concrete crew will start on the even side of the street, near WHP, work towards Champion, then flip to the odd side
  • Access to properties will generally be maintained for the duration of the project

Grant Avenue repaving plans can be viewed here.