Wawa Moves Forward in Roselle Park Despite Congestion Concerns

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500 North Avenue East | Credit: Google Maps

A new Wawa in Union County, New Jersey, was approved by the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) in March of this year. Near the Garden State Parkway on the western edge of Roselle Park, some residents disapproved of the proposed convenience store location because of existing traffic issues in the neighborhood and they felt Wawa would only add to the problem.

The residents, however, were overruled as Grove Street, the problematic dead end, was not a part of Wawa’s application. The convenience store is still subject to New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJ DOT) approval, and if approved, will be asked to erect signage to direct traffic efficiently.


Wawa, a Pennsylvania-based chain, has been expanding in North Jersey and another location has been proposed in Jersey City on the border of Bayonne. They offer breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Built-To-Order with fresh ingredients as well as beverages, coffee, fuel services, and more.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. I like their coffee. Don’t need the Gas since I drive an EV. Will they have any Electric Car charging Stations? #CHAdeMO or #SAECSS ?

  2. Yes good coffee if I can’t make my own or get to a Starbucks prefer the dark roast and better then Dunkin’ Donuts. We usually come across wawa while on vacations. The sandwiches are pretty good and selection of different stuff. I love the idea of having one very near by.

  3. I love the coffee , I have a 1/4 cup of French vanilla then the rest of French vanilla cappuccino with a splash of Irish creamer

  4. Woohoo I love Wawa. It’s so clean compare to 7 eleven and it’s way better then quick check. They need to hurry the fuck up and build one

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