Friday, December 14, 2012
Main Street, Ocean Avenue bridges could open within a week
Two major detours in Belmar with the closed Main Street and Ocean Avenue bridges have been in place for weeks, but borough officials hope the spans will reopen within the week. Belmar Business Administrator Colleen Connolly said the two bridges are not municipal bridges. Ocean Avenue is a county bridge and the Main Street bridge is overseen by the state as its a state road. Connolly said that the borough had been discussing with both state and county road departments to see when the two bridges would reopen. She said repairs on the Main Street bridge should be completed within a week and would reopen shortly thereafter. It was a similar time frame on the Ocean Avenue bridge, she said.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Repairs expected to last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Glimmer Glass Bridge that connects Manasquan and Brielle by Fisk Avenue is scheduled to be closed for maintenance repairs Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., officials said. The Monmouth County Division of Bridges will close the roadway after morning rush-hour and plans to reopen the bridge in time for the evening commute, according to a release by county officials. The closure will not affect marine traffic, the release says. “Monmouth County prides itself on safety, especially with its movable bridges,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the county’s Department of Public Works and Engineering, in the release. “This work must be done and we are working to limit the inconvenience.” County officials …
Friday, July 20, 2012
County maintenance project to close bridge July 25 for six hours
A county maintenance project will force the closure of the Glimmer Glass bridge between Manasquan and Brielle for roughly six hours next week, officials said. The Monmouth County Division of Bridges is scheduled to close the Fisk Ave. crossing Wednesday, July 25 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., while crews repair the bridge, according to a county release. The county is trying to fit the work in between the morning and evening commutes, in hopes of providing minimal disruption to motorists, John W. Tobia, director of county Public Works and Engineering, said in the release. Marine traffic will not be affected by the closure, the release says. “Monmouth County prides itself on safety, especially with its movable bridges,” said Freeholder …