Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bridgework scheduled for May 15
May 15 bridgework is expected to create traffic delays through 3 p.m. today on Main Street between Belmar and Avon. The county project began this morning with work on the bridge, and drivers are warned their may be lane closures and traffic backups on both sides as a result. Additionally, portions of 13th in Belmar are open to local traffic only as a project there proceeds. Ocean Avenue in Belmar south of 13th Avenue is also currently closed for the final days of boardwalk reconstruction there. Construction crews are present throughout the length of Ocean Avenue in Belmar to install railings and beachfront playgrounds throughout the week.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Parade starts at 12:30, traffic changes now underway
Main Street in Belmar is now officially closed for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Vehicles will be detoured off Main Street from 18th to the bridge from now until after the parade, which is scheduled to begin at 12:30 and last more than three hours. However, another Belmar north-south corridor is open for the day. Ocean Avenue, closed since Hurricane Sandy and now a construction zone, is open for the day to accommodate traffic. The road is currently open. For more traffic information on parade day please visit the parade route map here or this live traffic map. Stay informed of the latest Manasquan-Belmar area news by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and subscribing to our newsletter.
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.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Council introduces ordinance authorizing repairs at intersections along Rt. 71
The wheels are in motion for Lake Como’s Main Street to undergo a facelift courtesy of state funding. The borough council introduced an ordinance Monday night to authorize $160,000 worth of improvements to the town’s primary thoroughfare and its intersections with the numbered streets between the town’s north and south borders. The construction itself will be coverd by a $160,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Municipal Aid Program for fiscal year 2011 according to a copy of the pending ordinance. With the state money in hand, the borough will be able to undertake and complete roadway paving and drainage improvements. The borough’s capital budget for calendar year 2011 wiill be amended to show receipt of the…