Detour to be in place during two-day project
Motorists should use the signed detours and expect travel delays during the project. All motor vehicle traffic on
Specifically, westbound traffic on
Weather permitting, the work is expected to take two days to complete. If an adjustment to the work schedule is necessary, updates will be posted to the county’s Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com.
“The scheduled repair consists of a steel plate, steel channel and mudsill repair to restore the structural integrity of the timber nail laminated deck,” county Engineer Joseph M. Ettore said. “The extreme weather this past winter has accelerated the deterioration rate to warrant this interim repair work in anticipation of the eventual replacement of the bridge”
The repair will correct the depressed areas in the deck riding surface and will prevent future failures.
The work will be performed by the county’s on-call maintenance contractor, IEW Construction Group Inc. of
“The county understands the inconvenience this detour will have on motorists and local residents,” said John W. Tobia, director of the county’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. “Unfortunately, this work is best completed with the closure of the