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Some New Jerseyans spend up to two weeks of their time each year sitting in traffic. (Maciej Korzekwa, ThinkStock)
Some New Jerseyans spend up to two weeks of their time each year sitting in traffic. (Maciej Korzekwa, ThinkStock)
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NJ traffic: You spend HOW MANY weeks sitting in it?

A new study confirms what many New Jersey drivers figured out a long time ago: the Garden State has some of the worst traffic in the nation.

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News 12 NJ Video
News 12 NJ Video
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An Explosive Wreck Snarled The Turnpike This Evening [Video]

Only two weeks after a fiery wreck brought traffic on the New Jersey Turnpike to a standstill for hours, another truck accident shut one of the busiest stretches of NJ highway. Pix 11 News reports that two tractor trailers collided, resulting in an explosive inferno in East Brunswick. Check out the scary video below:

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis
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Traffic Alert – Parkway Exit 90 Closed Overnight

Heads up Ocean County drivers - this week, your evening commute or night time errands may be impacted by the ongoing Garden State Parkway work.

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WCBS Video
WCBS Video
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Breaking News – Truck Fire Shuts Down Turnpike [Video]

If you have to head North this afternoon, avoid the New Jersey Turnpike at all costs. Just after 10 this morning, a dump truck caught fire while going below an underpass between exits 12 and 13. It caused officials to shut down the highway in both directions, resulting in epic backups on both sides. This fiery accident also happens to be right near where a similar crash happened in the Spring. CBS 2 in New York has the details below:

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock
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What Do You Want from Route 9?

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority will hold public meetings in Toms River and Lakewood in August to discuss the ongoing study into ways to improve Route 9 and reduce traffic congestion through the two towns.

Ocean County Engineer Frank Scarantino says the meetings are a preliminary part of the process designed to get input from the public.  He says every town's needs are dif

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Sue’s Top 5 Beach Hassles [LIST]

 

 

 

Going to the beach is one of my favorite things about the summer. However, it can sometimes be a hassle. Here are the top 5 hassles for me at the beach:

 

Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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What’s Worse ?

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room. ~ Christine Todd Whitman
I'm usually a positive person, but two things I think I hate most in Summer is "traffic" and "mosquitos"  .... which are bo

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis
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Just What Brick Needs – Another Intersection

We've already discussed how, in recent weeks, travel through Ocean County has been evolving. The Parkway itself is only part of the changes. New traffic pattern are coming to our towns too, including yet another intersection in one of the busiest areas of Brick.

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Toms River Barracks Police
Toms River Barracks Police
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State Troopers Beef Up Parkway Patrols For Summer

The Garden State Parkway has been going through a lot of changes in the last few weeks. In addition to the new interchanges, you may have also noticed an increase in Parkway patrols.

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GSP Exit 83 Proposal
GSP Exit 83 Proposal (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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Toms River Parkway Plans Presented

Representatives from Ocean County, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) held an information session Tuesday night about a proposal to add another exit to the Garden State Parkway in Toms River.

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