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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Daniel Triana
Judy Drucker
609-530-4280
RELEASE: January 9, 2018


Route 71/Main Street lane closures starting today
for utility maintenance in Asbury Park

Local detours will be necessary during construction


(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a utility maintenance project on Route 71/Main Street that will require lane closures and local detours at the Lake Avenue/Springwood Avenue intersection in Asbury Park, Monmouth County.

Beginning today at 4 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, and continuing for approximately three days or until completion, municipal contractor, Lucas Construction Corp., is scheduled to close the two northbound lanes on Route 71/Main Street at the Lake Avenue/Springwood Avenue intersection in Asbury Park for sanitary sewer maintenance work. Route 71/Main Street southbound will remain unaffected during construction on the northbound lanes. When work on the northbound lanes is complete, it will reopen.

Beginning at 9 a.m., Monday, January 15, after construction is completed on Route 71 northbound, the municipal contractor is expected to close the two southbound lanes on Route 71/Main Street between Lake Avenue and Springwood Avenue in Asbury Park to advance the utility maintenance work. During construction on the southbound lanes, Route 71/Main Street northbound will remain unaffected. The following local detour will be in place.

Route 71/Main Street northbound detour:
(Starting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, January 9 and continuing for approximately three days or until completion)
  • Route 71/Main Street northbound motorists will be directed to turn right onto Bond Street
  • Turn right onto Lake Avenue
  • Turn left onto Emory Street
  • Turn left onto First Avenue
  • Continue to Route 71/Main Street

Route 71/Main Street southbound detour:
(Starting at 9 a.m., Monday, January 15, and continuing for approximately three days or until completion)

  • Route 71/Main Street southbound motorists will be directed to turn right onto Bangs Avenue
  • Turn left onto Memorial Drive
  • Turn left onto Route 33/Corlies Avenue
  • Continue to Route 71/Main Street

The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weatheror other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info.


 
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  Last Updated:  January 9, 2018