An Economic Development and Redevelopment Update from the Middlesex County Improvement Authority (MCIA)

November/December 2009 – The MCIA is currently working with Middlesex County municipalities for three US Environmental Administration Grants that provide for investigation of sites for environmental contamination. The purpose of the work is to inform town officials and property owners of accurate environmental information to expedite possible remediation and redevelopment of these underutilized or problem sites. The status of these three grants is:

 The MCIA assists Middlesex County municipalities with an array of services for redevelopment projects. Services include: redevelopment advice, pre-development work, feasibility and marketing studies, funding strategies, project planning and management, financing advice, and environmental research.

Successful projects include: Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park in Woodbridge, the Milltown Ford Ave. Redevelopment Project, Highland Park Safe Moves, the South Amboy Intermodal Transportation Center and the Raritan Center Overpass.

For more information: Contact Denise Nickel, Senior Project Manager at 609-655-5141, 609-655-1690 (fax) or (email). Also, visit the MCIA web site at