Lower Township residents had two opportunities to hear and see several Ocean Drive (Middle Thorofare) Bridge Improvement concepts at Lower Township Hall Aug. 23.
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.
Train and history buffs were brought together Aug. 18 in Tuckahoe to relive the glory years of train travel in Cape May County via points north, south, east and west.
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.
A pilot program that Cape May County began this summer to move seasonal workers in the southern part of the county to jobs on barrier islands will be observed by other transit directors in the state.
Applications are now being accepted for several of NJDOT’s Fiscal Year 2019 State Aid programs, with increased assistance and information sharing as part of the Department’s Commitment to Communities Initiative.
Residents in the Villas, Town Bank, and North Cape May area, be aware of detours in and about the Town Bank and North Cape May area for the Coombs Douglass run which will begin Sat., Aug. 4, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
Based on the findings of a recent bridge inspection, effective immediately and until further notice, the gross vehicle weight permitted on the 96th Street Bridge will be lowered to 15 tons.
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.
Beginning June 20, distressed portions of Belleplain-Woodbine Road north of Washington Avenue will be milled and resurfaced as part of a maintenance paving operation that the county’s contractor, South State, will be performing.
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.
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that it will be conducting an emergency evacuation exercise June 7 to practice and refine a response in the event of a major hurricane.
Lower Township Police Department announced that June 10 the 6th Annual Escape the Cape Triathlon will be taking place. For the running and cycling portions of the event, there will be road closures and detours.
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.
This summer, the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign will be asking thousands of motorists to help it prevent drunk driving by displaying HERO decals on their vehicles and taking the HERO Pledge to be designated drivers.
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 public is urged to remain away from actual construction area during the paving operation due to the intense level of activity and limited visibility at night.
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a safety improvement project that will require temporary lane and shoulder closures on Route 50 from Upper Township to Hamilton in Atlantic County.
Cape May County Bridge Commission announced April 25 that the new E-ZPass tolling system will ‘go live’ over the course of the next eight weeks on the Commission’s five toll bridges along scenic Ocean Drive in Cape May County.
Effective May 1, all traffic lights that have been placed on the flash mode will be operational per city ordinance; all parking meters by city ordinance will be operational.
Beginning April 23, South State, Inc., Bridgeton, is slated to resurface Broadway/Seashore Road, County Road No. 626 from West Cape May Borough Hall driveway to the Jonathan Hoffman Road connector on the north side of the bridge over the Cape May Canal.
The Borough of Wildwood Crest reminds its residents and visitors that all traffic lights throughout the borough are set to become fully functional for the summer season on Tues., May 1.
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.
The awards include $2.6 million for New Jersey Transit to replace roofs at three bus garages in the Meadowlands, Greenville, and Wayne, and $1.2 million for Cape May County to build an operations center that will help consolidate and improve efficiency in paratransit service.
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.
New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the launch of a Facebook page to highlight the Department’s innovative projects and programs that help ensure New Jersey’s transportation system operates safely, effectively, and efficiently.
Students attending Glenwood Avenue Elementary School will have a safer corridor on their way to and from school each day now that the direction of traffic on New York Avenue from Maple to 26th streets has been changed to a one-way direction.
Asphalt Paving Systems, the contractor hired by Lower Township to complete the Pedestrian Safety and Road Improvement Project to Beach Dr. and Shore Dr. in North Cape May and Town Bank, has started construction.
Due to continued strong northwesterly winds and ice conditions in the bay – particularly at the mouth of the Cape May canal, Cape May – Lewes Ferry operations are canceled for Sat. Jan. 6, 2018.