The Chadwick Island Bridge is showing signs of deterioration, according to officials. A public information center has been set up to address concerns and listen to ideas from residents, stakeholders, and homeowners.
Driving between Toms River and Seaside involves lane reductions through the winter, as deck replacement begins on the Mathis Bridge. Starting Friday, all traffic heads to the adjoining Tunney Bridge through spring.
The state Department of Transportation is reminding motorists headed to the shore that the 65-year-old Mathis Bridge from Toms River into Seaside Heights is undergoing improvements after a malfunction Saturday kept the bridge stuck in the open position.