Norm Needleman


Norm Needleman



November 20, 2019

Senator Needleman Announces Safety Improvements in Deep River and Essex to Impact Traffic in December

State Senator Norm Needleman (D-Essex) announced today that the Department of Transportation plans to conduct a safety improvement project on State Route 602, Warsaw Street and Main Street, in Deep River and Essex in December. New guiderails will be installed on those streets beginning Monday, December 2 running through Monday, December 23.

Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 602 from Route 154 in Deep River to Route 80 in Essex during the planned work. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will assist motorists through the work zone, which has a regular schedule of 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Motorists should be aware the work schedule could be modified or extended due to weather delays or other conditions. Drivers should maintain safe speeds while driving in the area.