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Transportation

October 27, 2021

UPDATE: At about 6 p.m. on October 27, a water main break in the 300th block of 15th Avenue occurred, sending crews to fix the problem as quickly as possible, according to a post on Belmar's Facebook page. Residents in the area have been alerted that the situation may cause rust-colored water to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A new law to ensure that the thousands of commuters who use E-ZPass toll booths daily are quickly notified of an overcharge or toll fee on their account has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. “An E-ZPass customer should know immediately if their account is being charged,” ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s average gas price is $3.38 — up 10 cents from last week ($3.28), according to AAA Northeast’s October 19 survey of fuel prices. The analysis also found that motorists are paying 16 cents more than a month ago ($3.22) and $1.14 more than this same time last year ($2.24).

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Total Replacement of 90-Year-Old Bridge Slated for 2023 BELMAR, NJ — All lanes on the Main Street bridge over the Shark River have reopened, following the completion of repairs, according to the state Department of Transportation. Following further evaluation, DOT engineers determined that ...

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Borough Council to Review New Traffic Study at September 21 Workshop Session LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s traffic pattern has shifted into off-season mode. That means the return of two-way traffic on 17th Avenue from B Street to Main Street and New Bedford Road, and weekend parking on the ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como has revved up efforts to slow down traffic on 18th Avenue — one of the borough’s busiest thoroughfares and notorious for speeders, particularly during the summer with the influx of shore visitors. The borough’s large message board has been placed on the eastbound side ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Often referred to as the 101 Days of Summer, the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be among the busiest — and the most dangerous — travel times of the year. In New Jersey, an analysis of five-year State Police crash data found that fatal crashes, alcohol-related crashes and ...

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NEW YORK, NY — It’s been 10 years since Amtrak first announced the Gateway Program to modernize the Northeast Corridor between New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station, and last week a major component of the program — a new Hudson River Tunnel —inched closer to construction with a long-awaited ...

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TRENTON, NJ  — For the first time since May 2019, New Jersey is open for Memorial Day. This weekend will kick off the summer season, as thousands of motorists will hit New Jersey’s roadways to head to beaches, lakes, parks or just across town to a friend’s cookout. Because it has been a long ...

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Traffic Study Under Way on Newman Street, Speed Humps Being Explored to Slow Down Traffic in Busiest Areas LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s seasonal traffic flow plan is now in place, as both 17th Avenue and New Bedford Road are now one-way westbound and parking on the south side of 18th Avenue is ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways.  The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is seeking comments from the public on potential traffic pattern changes before the start of the busy summer season. The topic will be discussed during the borough council’s workshop session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Changes under consideration ...

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WALL/HOWELL, NJ — The first phase of a major repaving project on I-195 between Route 9 in Howell and Route 34 in Wall has begun, according to the state Department of Transportation. For about four months from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, a single lane of traffic and shoulder will be closed, ...

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