STAFFORD — The two new traffic signals are online today on Route 72 in the Doc Cramer Blvd area. It is a bit strange to drive past the now closed Doc Cramer Road. There is a new westbound jug handle for people shopping from Long Beach Island.
It is expected that the westbound jug handle will help handle congestion on Route 72, the jug handle can hold a much larger amount of vehicles.
West Road also has been relocated to between Element Restaurant and the Starboard Plaza.
There is also another new light for eastbound traffic out of the Walmart Shopping Center about 200 yards east of the old Doc Cramer light.
If you want to go west towards Ocean Acres out of the shopping center, you will take the new traffic light about 200 yards west of the old Doc Cramer light that was between TD Bank and the Exxon station.
This has been promised for over 20 years. The old configuration was always temporary when Walmart was first constructed. It has finally come to fruition and should make all traffic in that area of town move with increased precision.