Following the latest “We Are Listening” forums in Atlantic City, Lindenwold, and Philadelphia this week, NJ TRANSIT, in an Aug. 23 release announced that it would implement changes to the planned temporary suspension of the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) to further minimize the impact to customers and offer more travel options.

NJ TRANSIT is inviting customers to interact with senior management and operations personnel during the latest “We Are Listening” forums along the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) Aug. 20 and Aug. 21. 

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the application deadline for the federally-funded Safe Routes to School grants is being extended to Sept. 18 to allow schools additional time to gather information required to be eligible for a grant Aug. 3. 

Lower Township Police advised that July 31, from daylight until dusk, Breakwater Road between Fishing Creek and Bayshore Roads will be closed.

During the biennial inspection of the Stone Harbor Boulevard (CR657) Bridge over Great Channel, locally referred to as the “96th Street Bridge,” inspectors found issues with two transverse steel beams, called floor beams, in the movable span.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced NJDOT is offering one-on-one training sessions for representatives of local governments and agencies interested in applying for the federally funded Safe Routes to School (SRTS) and Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside grants.

The Murphy Administration announced that the New Jersey Transportation Infrastructure Bank is now offering low interest loans to municipalities and counties to reduce the overall cost of local transportation projects.

For the week beginning May 29 through June 1, the contractor performing work on the Bayshore Road project in Villas will be excavating the southbound lane and shoulder of Bayshore Road from Alabama Avenue to Wilde Avenue.

APS is scheduled to complete the surface course paving next week. Beach Drive and the adjacent intersections will be closed to all traffic.

Due to the rising price of fuel and the volatility in the fuel markets, the Cape May – Lewes Ferry (CMLF) will be implementing a fuel surcharge on all vehicle fares effective June 1, 2018.

Please be advised that the road contractor for the Bayshore Road project will be temporarily closing the northbound lane of Bayshore Road from Wilde Avenue to Alabama Avenue the morning of May 24 for approximately two hours.

For the week beginning May 21 through May 25, the contractor performing work on the Bayshore Road project in Villas will be completing the installation of curbs, sidewalks, and gutters.

For the week beginning May 14 through May 18, the contractor performing work on the Bayshore Road project in Villas will be excavating the northbound lane and shoulder of Bayshore Road from Alabama Avenue to Wilde Avenue.

For the week beginning May 7 through May 11, the contractor performing work on the Bayshore Road project in Villas will be continuing with the installation of curbs, sidewalks, and gutter.

The Ocean Drive Marathon will be held April 22. The race will use an out-and-back format. As a result, Ocean Drive will be closed from 117th Street in Stone Harbor to North Wildwood Boulevard.

State and local government are getting serious about a plan for significant bridge improvements and roadway upgrades along Ocean Drive between exit zero (Route 109) in Lower Township, and Madison Avenue in Wildwood Crest.

On or about April 9, the reconstruction of Bayshore Road, County Road No. 603, from Wilde Avenue to Weber Avenue in Villas section is slated to begin.

The Townsend's Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City will close April 2 for approximately three weeks to remove the existing bridge railing and install the new railing system in the area adjacent to the movable span.