The state announced hundreds of grants to municipalities for various road projects on Tuesday.

Under the Municipal Aid program, 15 municipalities In Atlantic County received grants totaling $2.84 million for road reconstruction projects.

Another eight grants were awarded in Cape May county totaling just over $2 million and seven municipalities in Cumberland County received grants totaling over $1.26 million.

Three towns in Southern Ocean County received a total of $730,000.

Pleasantville also received an additional $280,000 for pedestrian enhancements near the bus terminal under another grant program.

Two towns also received grants to assist in extending bike paths. Middle Township received $360,000 for the fifth phase of its bike path and Hammonton received $230,000 for a bike path extension.

Millville was awarded $200,000 for improvements to Vine Street under the state’s Safe Streets to Transit program.

Municipal Aid program recipients

Brigantine City

Reconstruction of Roosevelt Boulevard, Phase II, $190,000

Buena Borough

Reconstruction of Flower Street, $180,000

Buena Vista Township

Reconstruction of Weymouth-Malaga Road - Phase III, $200,000

Egg Harbor City

Construction of Diesterweg Street, $199,921

Egg Harbor Township

Reconstruction of Ridge Avenue, $190,000

Galloway Township

Reconstruction of Great Creek Road - Phase IV, $190,000

Linwood City

School House Drive neighborhood roadway improvements, $190,000

Margate City

Reconstruction of Amherst Avenue, $190,000

Mullica Township

Reconstruction of Indian Cabin Road $190,000


Reconstruction of Broad Street - Phase III, $190,000


Pleasantville Municipal Aid Program Application - Merion Avenue, $200,000

Port Republic City

Reconstruction of Blakes Lane, $160,000

Somers Point City

Reconstruction of Bala Drive, $190,000

Ventnor City

Newport & Suffolk Avenues reconstruction, $190,000

Weymouth Township

Reconstruction of Portion of Madden Avenue and Portion of Hoover Avenue, $190,000

Cape May

Cape May City

Reconstruction of Cape May Avenue - Phase III, $174,501

Middle Township

Reconstruction of Third Street, $174,000

North Wildwood City

Reconstruction of West Pine Avenue, $172,000

Ocean City

Improvements to 31st Street, 32nd Street, and 33rd Street from Bay Avenue to West Avenue, $172,000

Upper Township

Reconstruction of Bayview Drive Phase II, $172,000

West Cape May Borough

Reconstruction of State Street, $172,000

West Wildwood Borough

Poplar Avenue, $173,000

Wildwood Crest Borough

Reconstruction of Buttercup Road, $172,000


Bridgeton City

Proposed pedestrian sidewalk and speed humps along Mayor Aitken Drive Phase II, $191,151

Commercial Township

Reconstruction of Raymond Drive - Phase II, $190,000

Deerfield Township

Resurfacing of Cedar Street, $190,000

Hopewell Township

Reconstruction of Mary Elmer Lake Drive, $190,000

Lawrence Township

Reconstruction of Edgewood Avenue, $130,000

Millville City

Third Street improvements, $190,000

Stow Creek Township

Resurfacing of Geisinger and Serata Drive, $178,000

Southern Ocean County

Stafford Township

Roadway improvements for Windlass Drive, $190,000

Tuckerton Borough

Parker Road, $350,000

Little Egg Harbor Township

Improvements to Division Street and Allen Street, $190,000

Steve Hughes

Local news editor at the Press of Atlantic City. SUNY Geneseo and Syracuse University grad. New Jersey transplant.