Belmar Council One Step Closer to Keeping One-Way Streets in Place Year-Round

October 13, 2017

BELMAR, NJ —Keep 16th Avenue one-way year-round or eliminate parking from one side of the street from Main Street to Ocean Avenue.

Those were the two choices Belmar was given by Monmouth County officials to bring the narrow county-owned street into compliance with federal traffic safety standards — and the driving force behind the Belmar Council’s recent decision to address ...

Lake Como Awaits Belmar’s Action on One-Way Traffic Plan Before Deciding on Making Its Own Year-Round

LAKE COMO, NJ — The Lake Como Council is holding off a decision on whether to keep the borough's new seasonal traffic control plan in place year-round until neighboring Belmar determines what to do with its one-way streets.

After a “successful” first season, most council members said they would support having the summertime restrictions, which remain in effect, extended ...

Belmar’s 16th Avenue to Stay One Way Year-Round, Other Streets May Follow

BELMAR, NJ — For years, it’s been happening like clockwork at the end of the summer in Belmar. Down come the one-way signs on many of the eastside streets in this beachfront community and up go the two-way signs until next spring.

That’s all about to change, at least for one street. Monmouth County has notified Belmar that county-owned 16th Avenue will remain one-way going ...

Construction of Lake Como Outfall Pipe Under Way

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Heavy equipment, trailers and barriers are in place to begin work on the long-awaited Lake Como drainage improvement project.

After a two-year wait, Bird Construction plans to begin the outfall pipe project during the week of September 18, with all work in the flood-prone area surrounding the lake expected to be complete in nine months. In June, the Bayville-based ...

Belmar to Seek Legal Action to Have Towering Cell Pole Removed from Oceanfront Location

BELMAR, NJ — It’s been five months since a 78-foot wooden pole appeared literally overnight near the corner of 17th and Ocean Avenues. And residents are still looking for answers not only on why the imposing structure is there, but when it will be taken down.

Several 17th Avenue residents came before the Belmar Council on September 5 to express their frustration over the situation, ...

Belmar Puts End to ‘Beach Spreading’ by Banning Large Tents and Canopies during Busy Summer Season

BELMAR, NJ — When heading to the Belmar beach next summer, make sure to leave the tent or canopy at home.

The borough council on September 5 approved a measure that prohibits tents, canopies or any shade-producing devices measuring more than 36 inches in height, width or depth on their beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Most beach umbrellas and small sun shelters measuring under ...

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