Public works complex will cost $56.5M

JERSEY CITY — A new 150,000-square-foot public works complex on Linden Avenue in Jersey City is expected to come in at $56.5 million, architects told the City Council at a caucus meeting on Monday. reported that the city will save nearly $2 million by not creating a separate entrance on Caven Point Road. According to the Journal, moving the public works facility will allow for cleanup of 40 chromium-contaminated acres nearby on Route 440, which is expected to pave the way for $5 billion in development over the next three decades.

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