MIDDLE MET WITH STATE OVER PARKWAY TRAFFIC ISSUES

Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue called a meeting on Friday,July 11th between County and Township officials and representatives of the State of NJ and the Garden State Parkway Overpass Project contractor. The meeting was held to explore possible solutions to traffic headaches caused by the ongoing construction to replace the three traffic lights on the Parkway with overpasses. Among the changes that came out of the meeting is:

- Four-day closure of Shellbay Avenue has been pushed back to next week, 7/21 to 7/23. This workneeds to be completed before the school year commences in early September. Crest Haven Road will not be closed again during the summer season.

- No more than one road in Middle Township will be shut down at one time.

- All road closures willbe reviewed with Middle Township Police Department prior any closure.