NJ TRANSIT - NEWARK PENN STATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Project Name: NJ Transit - Newark Penn Station - Improvement Program
Project Address: Newark, NJ
Total Project Cost: $40,847,000
Project Executive: Mark D. Hall
Project Manager: Joseph Isdanavage/Anthony Guerriero
Superintendent: Paul Ralph / Roy Ralph / Richard Lefebvre / Daryl Yarosh
Owner's Name/Contact Person: NJ Transit Corporation - Robert Delitto, Senior Project Specialist
Owner's Address: One Penn Plaza East, Newark, NJ 08876-1262
Owner's Phone Numbers: Robert Delitto: 973-491-7542/Fax: 491-7597
Architect's Name/Contact Person: Beyer Blinder & Belle, with Vollmer Associates
Architect's Phone Number: Contact: Robert Delitto 973-491-7542
Description of Project:
















NJ Transit - Newark Penn Station - Main Waiting Room Restoration and Interior Concourse
  • Historic restoration of Main Waiting Room and Concourses
  • Selective removals
  • Restored calicel plaster ceilings
  • Restored travertine marble
  • Restored grey marble
  • Restored limestone
  • Restored metal work - historic windows and grillage
  • Restored ornamental stainless steel
  • Restored historic plaster
  • Restored historic light fixtures
  • Restored Waiting Room benches
  • Work phased while occupied; temporary partitions
  • Project completed two months ahead of schedule
NJ Transit Penn Station Historic Masonry Facade Improvements
  • Historic exterior masonry restoration of 1935 building
  • Removed granite stone column enclosures
  • Removed asbestos board at columns
  • Removed lead paint and asbestos from steel
  • Reinforced structural steel columns
  • Reinstalled granite column cladding
  • New and restored architectural precast concrete
  • Cleaned and restored granite and limestone, including repairs and dutchmen
  • Soft joints installed at all stone work
  • Cleaned and repaired all exterior brick masonry
  • Consolidated all stone and brick masonry
  • Substantial repointing of stone and brick masonry
  • Project completed two months ahead of schedule
NJ Transit - Newark Penn Station
Construction of Market Street Circulation Improvements

  • New traffic signalization and controllers
  • Widening of Market Street, Alling Street & Raymond Plaza West and intersection of McCarter Highway
  • NJDOT coordination for State Highway 21; McCarter Highway
  • Construction of new bus lanes and bus shelter
  • Construction of new newsstand
  • Rehabilitation of existing newsstand
  • Lead paint removal of concrete and structural steel
  • Selective demolition and dismantling for new plaster ceilings
  • Installation of new lath and plaster plaza ceiling
  • New terrazzo flooring
  • New plaza with brick pavers and granite stone curbing
  • Historic custom light fixture replication
  • New painting of viaduct structural steel
  • Finish painting of new bus shelter and newsstand
  • New plumbing, HVAC, fire sprinkler and electrical systems
  • New curbs, walks, storm drainage and traffic lane improvements
  • New electric lighting in bus lanes

NJ Transit - Newark Penn Station - Construction of New Raymond Boulevard Concourse

  • Construction of new 20,000 sq. ft. train concourse/waiting room
  • Rehabilitation of existing train platforms
  • Rehabilitation of existing bus station
  • Extensive lead paint abatement of concrete and structural steel
  • Selective structural steel removals, shoring, and re-framing
  • Selective demolition and dismantling for new platform elevators and escalators
  • Installation of five new passenger elevators
  • Installationseven new escalators
  • New marble and granite wall cladding
  • New ornamental metal platform shelters
  • New terrazzo concourse flooring
  • New lath and spray fireproofing
  • New lath and plaster
  • New video monitor display system
  • Historic custom light fixture replication
  • New painting of viaduct structural steel
  • Finish painting of new concourse
  • New plumbing, HVAC, fire sprinkler and electrical systems

    NJ Transit - Newark Penn Station
    Interior Renovations

  • Renovation to Amtrak Ticket Office
  • Renovation to NJ Transit Police Area
  • Renovation to Amtrak Customer Service Baggage Area
  • Renovation to Amtrak Announcer's Office
  • Selective Removals
  • Concrete and Masonry Work
  • New Metal Pan Stairs
  • New Locker Rooms
  • New Toilets and Showers
  • Video Surveillance System
  • Upgraded Mechanical and Electrical Systems
  • Interior Finishes
  • Security Windows, Frames and Doors
Date of Program Improvement Completion: April 2007
Historical Preservation Review Agency
Listed in the National & State Registers of Historic Places