As crash data for Route 539 in Ocean County begins to pile up, County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato enlists local, county and state law enforcement to revive a safety initiative that kept the highway death-free for a period of 2016.
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is hosting its inaugural "Beat 539" race series on Saturday, October 22, 2016, consisting of a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and 1 mile Fun Run to promote a healthy lifestyle and community involvement, according to race director Sandy Mckay.
During the 2015 Ocean County Safety Enforcement Initiative on Route 539, no one died in any crashes through the entire 32-day span. Other than that, officials count 11 fatal collisions from 2013 through July 31 of last year. So, patrol officers hit the highway again as a reminder that responsible dr…
A note for anyone who finds highway straightaways a temptation and curves an agility test, who thinks speed limits are suggestions, or who thinks impaired driving is a sport - Route 539 in Ocean County is not the place for it, especially during the next month.