EDISON, NJ– A new pedestrian hybrid beacon will be set up in the area of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Edison, Middlesex County announced on Monday.
The hybrid beacon job is a collaboration in between the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the BAPS temple. The county board invested $342,027, with BAPS contributing $50,000 toward the task.
The groundbreaking event will happen on Tuesday, at 10 a.m.
. The hybrid beacon will stop traffic to permit pedestrians safe passage throughout Woodbridge Avenue. The groundbreaking event will be attended by Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, Freeholder Charles Kenny, and Freeholder Charles E. Tomaro.
The construction is anticipated to last 5 months.
Design and construction are being supervised by the Middlesex County Department of Transportation.
The ceremony will begin at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple parking lot on 2500 Woodbridge Avenue. The group will then relocate to the real groundbreaking website on the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School-side of Woodbridge Avenue.
The occasion is open to the public.