Pre-demolition work in progress at 160 Maplewood Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — JMF Properties, the redeveloper of the post office site, will remove trees and shrubs in the Ricalton Square lot and on the Village Coffee side of 160 Maplewood Ave. today, May 9. The work began earlier this morning at approximately 8 or 8:30 a.m. and it is expected to be completed by noon.

While this work is being done, the parking spots directly adjacent to the building will be unavailable. This includes the spots on the Ricalton Square side, from the entrance to the Ricalton lot back to the tracks, including the spots along the loading zone. In the Village Coffee lot, the spots directly adjacent to the building will be unavailable.

The Maplewood Police Department will have signs posted and will be present at the site during work time to assist with circulation.

Then, on Wednesday, May 11, JMF will remove the curbing on the park side of the entrance to Ricalton Square.  Park side spots in south Ricalton Square lot will be closed, and parking along the loading dock will also be closed. Parking spots along the building closest to Maplewood Avenue will still be available, and there will be circulation through the Ricalton lot as usual.