SPARTA, NJ-  Sparta Police announce construction on West Shore Trail began on Wednesday, May 27.  The closure will run from South Shore Trail to Island Trail and will continue at least through Friday, May 29 or into next week if necessary.

Police said residents who live between South Shore, the guard shack and Rocky Terrace will be given access to their homes by officers regulating traffic.

On the South Shore end, vehicles will be detoured from South Shore to Sparta Avenue, making a left onto Andover Road/517, and follow to Perona Road, turn left, continue to the end and make another left back onto East Shore Trail making a left onto West Shore Trail, police said.

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On the Island Trail end of construction, all vehicles will be directed to make a left onto West Shore Trail to go to the rear gate onto East Shore Trail, police said.

Updates will be announced as necessary, according to police.