Drivers and walkers accustomed to using the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge over the Shrewsbury River can expect to take a detour Thursday night.

Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge (flickr user cogito ergo imago)

Weather permitting, the bridge is scheduled to be closed from 8 PM Thursday until 6 PM Friday for maintenance on the span's moveable center section.

Monmouth officials say that detour signs will be up. Cars on Rumson Road in Rumson, heading for Sea Bright, can head west to Bingham Avenue to use the Oceanic Bridge through Middletown and Highlands.

Drivers in Sea Bright can take Ocean Avenue southbound through Monmouth Beach, to Atlantic Avenue, to Monmouth Boulevard in Oceanport, to Seven Bridges Road in Little Silver, leading to Rumson Road.

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