Transportation

October 20, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — The two traffic circles on 10th Avenue at B and D Streets in Belmar are no longer. Both intersections now have simple four-way stops to keep the traffic flow in check. The Belmar Department of Public Works completed the project on October 19, removing the roundabouts' concrete ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Work has begun to remove the two traffic circles on 10th Avenue in Belmar, starting at the intersection of D Street. The Belmar Department of Public Works is undertaking the project, which involves removing the concrete curbing, vegetation and dirt, and filling the roundabout areas ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Snyder Avenue, which runs between North Boulevard and 17th Avenue, is now one-way northbound. As a result, there are two one-way cross streets going northbound — Snyder Avenue and A Street — and two going southbound — B Street and Surf Avenue — in that beach block of town, where ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Maintenance repairs requiring temporary lane closures to Belmar’s Main Street/Route 71 bridge are under way. For the next several months, N.J. Department of Transportation contractor Agate Construction Co. Inc. have closed the southbound right lane and the northbound shoulder on the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Satisfied with the way multiway stops are slowing traffic at key intersections throughout Belmar, borough officials will take another look at what to do with the two roundabouts on 10th Avenue. In May, multiway stops signs were placed at 21 intersections on the east side of town to ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps. The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth ...

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WALL, NJ — Monmouth Service Area at milepost 100 on the Garden State Parkway is now closed until next spring. Beginning September 8, the Wall-based rest stop will be shut down for about 10 months to make way for the construction of a new building. As a result, there will be no food and fuel ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One lane in each direction of the Route 35 bridge over Ashley Avenue in Brielle will be closed periodically daily, as a major refurbishment project begins. The current project involves the removal of the median barrier curb in order to construct a temporary crossover ramp on this ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s Main Street/Route 71 bridge will remain open during a two-month routine maintenance project that is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 10. During the work, one lane of traffic will be permitted in each direction over the span that connects Belmar and Avon-by-the Sea, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The mayors of Belmar and Avon-by-the-Sea are scheduled to meet with state transportation officials on Thursday, August 16 to discuss plans to close the Main Street/Route 71 bridge for a two-month repair project. The meeting comes in response to objections registered last week by ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar officials are fighting back against the state’s latest plan to close the Main Street/Route 71 bridge for two months beginning in September for repair work. The borough and neighboring Avon-by-the-Sea were recently notified of the project to replace the span’s guardrails and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick —  began July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation. Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing work by Earle ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Shark River bridge over Main Street was closed for several hours on Thursday, June 14 for routine maintenance, according to Monmouth County Engineer Joseph M. Ettore. The span was placed in an open position from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. so that repair work to the HVAC system in ...

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BELMAR, NJ — State transportation officials confirmed yesterday that the Main Street/Route 71 bridge over the Shark River will be replaced with one just like it — a low-level movable span that will stand several feet taller and will be situated about three feet west of the current bridge. During ...

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NEWARK, NJ — As NJ Transit continues to equip its rail fleet with a positive train control system, nine North Jersey Coast Line weekday trains — including four with stops in Belmar — have been temporarily discontinued. Effective June 4, the cancellations on a total of four rail lines are aimed ...

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NEPTUNE/NEPTUNE CITY, NJ — The Neptunes are once again united via the East End Bridge over the Shark River. Monmouth County and local officials gathered this morning, May 17, on the bridge before it was reopened following a seventh-month closure. The bridge, which links Shark River Hills in ...

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AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — There were plenty of comments and questions from the public yesterday on the state’s plans for the Main Street/Route 71 bridge. But one thing was certain from the start: A 61-foot-tall fixed span to replace the much-smaller drawbridge over the Shark River is not an ...

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BRIELLE, NJ — Closed for nearly six months, the Glimmer Glass Bridge opened on May 4, restoring a vital connector between Brielle and Manasquan for motorists and pedestrians. Boat traffic can expect a return to the normal, seasonal bridge opening schedule as well. Structural repairs to the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The public will get its first look at preliminary plans to improve the Main Street/Route 71 bridge today, April 24 at the Avon-by-the-Sea Municipal Marina. N.J. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials will host the informational session from 4 to 7 p.m. at the marina, located ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Last year’s hike in the New Jersey gas tax has found its way to Belmar — in the form of a $350,000 road improvement grant. The borough is among 505 municipalities that will receive more than $161 million in Municipal Aid grants, representing the largest distribution provided ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Main Street in Asbury Park will be placed on what the state Department of Transportation calls a “road diet.” As part of a two-year road improvement project that started this week in Allenhurst, a new striping plan along Main Street in Asbury Park will entail trimming the number of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The rush-hour schedules for several North Jersey Coast Line trains have been adjusted — and another train in the afternoon has been canceled — as the result of Amtrak track work at Penn Station in New York that starts today, January 8. NJ Transit has announced the following schedule ...

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BELMAR, NJ — State transportation officials have taken the first step toward further improving — or even replacing — the Main Street/Route 71 Bridge over the Shark River. The N.J. Department of Transportation recently surveyed residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Belmar and ...

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