South Jersey Gas Former Pleasantville MGP: Weekly Project Update – Week of 1/27/20

South Jersey Gas and its contractor have completed soil remediation and the majority of restoration of the Pleasantville former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site at the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike in Pleasantville, New Jersey.

This week, restoration will be completed on private property and equipment will be removed from the site over the next few weeks.

  • All sidewalks, public walkways, and curbing were replaced, as well as underground facilities including gas, water, and the storm water and sanitary sewer collection systems.
  • South Jersey Gas donated a portion of property to the city utilized to realign the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike to increase vehicular line of site.
  • Above ground electric, cable, and telecommunications facilities will be returned to the original location by the utility providers at a later date.
  • A South Jersey Gas contractor will return in the Spring to complete final seeding and landscaping of designated areas.

South Jersey Gas is committed to open communications with community leaders, government officials, residents and local businesses. For more information on the project, visit For questions or concerns, please call the project information line at (609) 833-2810 or email us at