Is the Worst Traffic in Ocean County on Route 9 in Lakewood, New Jersey
So there are several areas that come to mind when I think about the worst traffic areas in Ocean County. I am also sure that you at home will beg to differ. Over the years of living here, we have seen more and more traffic build up on roadways here in Ocean County.
I remember when we first moved to Southern Ocean County the roads in our development were dirt. Traffic was not a thing as the area was dirt roads and woods lol. It was truly quiet, but as in a lot of places, things have built up and with that, the traffic has as well.
So now fast forward to 2022 and here is my list of what I consider the busiest roadways here in Ocean County.
- Route 70/88 from Brick to Point Pleasant area
- Route 37 Toms River
- Route 9 through Berkeley Township and Lacey Township
- Route 72 in Manahawkin
- Hooper Ave/Brick Blvd in Toms River and Brick
My pick for the worst traffic in Ocean County is located along Route 9 from northern Toms River through Lakewood and into Monmouth County in Howell. This section of Route 9 is like city traffic. Remember Lakewood is the 5th most populated town/city in New Jersey. This section of Route 9 is stuffed with cars, trucks, buses, pedestrians, and bikes. A little bit of everything is along Route 9 in Lakewood.
So where do you think is the busiest roadway in Ocean County? Do you agree that Route 9 from Toms River to Howell is the busiest roadway? I actually got through Manhattan more recently than I did through Lakewood lol.
Let us know your pick for the busiest road and post your comments below.
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