In an effort to improve coverage for businesses, residents and first responders, AT&T New Jersey announced it has added new cell sites in 10 counties up and down the state.
Joseph Divis, the interim president for AT&T New Jersey, said the move will benefit public safety and first responders on FirstNet — public safety’s dedicated communications platform, which gives New Jersey’s first responders access to always-on, 24-hours-a-day priority and preemption across voice and data.
“We continue to invest in our network in New Jersey so that our customers have a great experience,” Divis said. “These new sites are an important way we can provide better coverage for first responders, businesses and residents in these communities.”
Here are the 10 counties — and where they received upgrades:
- Atlantic County: A new site improves coverage around the Egg Harbor Township Schools and along Zion Road, as well as parts of Route 559, Somers Point Road & English Creek Avenue.
- Burlington County: A new site provides coverage along Interstate 295 and Route 38 around Mount Laurel Township, and it improves in-building coverage to area businesses. Another site near Rancocas Woods provides coverage along Route 38 and Creek Road, as well as parts of I-295.
- Essex County: This new site on Central Avenue in Newark covers an area around Central Avenue, Lock Street/Wickliff Street, and James Street and Orange Street.
- Hunterdon County: A new site in Clinton provides coverage around Route 31, I-78 and Halstead Street.
- Middlesex County: A new site in Piscataway covers communities around South Washington Avenue, Old Brunswick Road and West Hamilton Boulevard. Also, in Piscataway, a new site covers an area around Quibbletown Middle School and Eisenhower Elementary School. A site in Monmouth Junction provides around South Brunswick High School. And, in Dayton, a new site provides coverage around Fresh Ponds Road, the neighborhoods around Georges Road and Ridge Road, and the Motor Vehicle Commission in Dayton.
- Monmouth County: A new site in Manasquan covers an area around Route 35 and Baileys Corner Road, while a new site in Freehold provides coverage to the area around CentraState Medical Emergency.
- Morris County: This new site in Florham Park covers an area around Route 24, North Greenwood Avenue, and Ridgedale Avenue to Walnut Street. A new site in Randolph covers an area around Millbrook Avenue and Schoolhouse Road.
- Ocean County: Two new sites were turned on in the Lakewood area. The first serves customers around Lakewood Middle School and High School. Another site provides coverage around New Hampshire Avenue and the Monmouth Flying Club.
- Passaic County: Three sites were turned on in Passaic County. A new site in Clifton that provides coverage around Allwood Road, Route 3, Brighton Road and Bloomfield Avenue. A site in Ringwood provides coverage in the vicinity of Lake Erskine and Cupsaw Lake. And, a new site in Wayne provides coverage along Route 23 and Route 202.
- Somerset County: A new site in Green Brook provides coverage around Route 22, Rock Avenue and Washington Avenue. A site in Warren provides coverage along I-78 & Old Smalleytown Road around Stirling Road, Valley View Road and surrounding areas.