Tuesday, August 19, 2008

County Rt. 537 in Colts Neck to close for paving

Monmouth County Press Release

In Colts Neck, the Monmouth County Roads Department will begin milling and repaving County Route 537, between Laird Road and Hominy Hill Road at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 18. The work will be performed for the rest of the week from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Motorists should expect some delays and use the signed detours. The work schedule is weather dependent. If an adjustment to the work schedule is necessary, updates will be posted to the county’s Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com.

Improvements on Route 537 are anticipated to be as follows: Monday, August 18, Milling West of Route 34; Tuesday, August 19, Milling East of Route 34; Wednesday, August 20, Milling & paving East of Route 34; Thursday, August 21, Paving East of Route 34; and Friday, August 22, Paving West of Route 34.

“The county resurfaces about 20 miles of roadway each year,” said Freeholder William C. Barham. “The Route 537 project is part of the county’s efforts to responsibly maintain its roadway infrastructure and to keep traffic moving.”

In total, the county maintains of approximately 380 miles of roads, 980 bridges and culverts and 200 traffic signals.

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