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Belmar Puts One-Way Traffic Patterns in Place

BELMAR, NJ — Anyone familiar with Belmar knows there is one telltale sign of summer’s approach — the return of the one-ways.

Beginning yesterday, all avenues on the south side of Main Street from 13th to 19th are now one-way only, with even streets going eastbound to Ocean Avenue and odd streets going westbound toward Main Street.

For roads running north to south, Surf and Snyder avenues are one-way southbound and C Street is now one-way northbound for its entire length. River Avenue is northbound from Second to First Avenue.

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The traffic pattern, which remains in effect until late September, is utilized in order to ease traffic flow during the busy summer months. Motorists are advised to exercise caution — and look both ways on these streets — as people become accustom to the change.

In other beachfront news, the restroom facilities on the boardwalk will be operational by Monday, May 1.

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