Category: Project-Update

Bridge Replacement Public Information Center 10/27/21 4-6pm

Monmouth County will be hosting an in-person Public Information Center (PIC) meeting.

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  (open house with a brief presentation at 4:30 p.m.)
Place: Holy Cross Academy Gym/Auditorium, 40 Rumson Road, Rumson, NJ

The purpose of the meeting is to provide an open house opportunity to introduce the Construction Phase Project Team, view information on construction staging and traffic management, and present the anticipated schedule.  The public is invited to comment and ask questions regarding the project.

All attendees aged 2 and over are required to wear protective masks throughout the meeting, in accordance with current CDC guidelines for health and safety concerning COVID-19.

A video of the presentation portion of the public meeting will post to the project website with the presentation slides and display boards after the meeting.

For more information please view: PIC Notice and PIC Comment Form

Bridge Replacement Construction Contract Awarded

At the May 27, 2021 Commissioner Meeting, Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners awarded a construction contract for the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge (S-32), on County Route 520 (Rumson Road) over the Shrewsbury River in the Boroughs of Rumson and Sea Bright, contingent on NJDOT concurrence.

Construction is anticipated to commence later this year with 3 years construction duration achieving substantial completion by end of 2024. A public information center meeting will be scheduled at start of construction activity with a meeting notice announcement and mailing once the date has been determined, anticipated late summer 2021.

If you would like to receive future communication such as public meeting notices, please let us know using the General Comment Form.

Online Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting – Summary Report & PIC Comments Received are available for viewing

Both files are posted under Community Outreach Documents in the Final Design (FD) Phase Section.

There are also two new aesthetic design element images available to view under Maps and Plans.

If you would like to receive future communication such as public meeting notices, please let us know using the General Comment Form.

Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Online Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting

The Final Design Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Online Public Information Center (PIC) Meeting will be held on the project website from Tuesday, June 9, 2020 – Friday, July 10, 2020.

  • Please see the PIC Meeting Notice (click here).
  • You may attend the meeting by clicking “Attend Public Meeting” link on the home page.
  • Written comments will be received through the 30-day comment period ending Friday, July, 10, 2020 (click here).
  • If you know of individuals without internet access, a copy of the meeting materials can be mailed and will include a telephone number to hear the recording of the presentation. To receive a copy, please contact Andrés Roda, Monmouth County Project Manager (732-431-7760, info@rumsonseabrightbridge.com).

If you would like to receive future communication such as public meeting notices, please let us know using the General Comment Form.

Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1 Report is available for viewing

The Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1 Report is available for viewing and posted under Community Outreach Documents.

Please note the next Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 2 moved from summer/fall due to time needed for plan reviews by Federal and State agencies and subject matter experts.  Rather than schedule during the holiday season, the Project Team is looking to schedule the meeting in the first quarter of 2020.  A meeting invitation letter will be mailed two weeks in advance once the date, time and location have been determined.

If interested in attending Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 2, please send a General Comment under Contact Us to let us know.

Monmouth County Announces the Opening Schedule for the Sea Bright Bridge

Monmouth County Engineering has announced that a temporary deviation of the opening schedule for the Rumson/Sea Bright Drawbridge (S-32) will be as follows:

From June 21st through July 14th, 2019,
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays,
between the hours of 9am and 7pm, the draw need only open on the HOUR.

This is the same Test Deviation schedule used last summer (2018). Until a permanent rule change takes effect, this modification to the schedule will need to be implemented on a weekly basis.

To view the notification letter from the U.S. Coast Guard to the Monmouth County Engineers, dated June 17, 2019 click here.

Please direct inquiries to:
Denis Walsh, P.E., Monmouth County Principal Engineer at (732) 431-7760, ext. 8550.

Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1

Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Community Stakeholders Meeting No. 1 for the Final Design Phase was held Monday, April 10, 2019 at Sea Bright Beach Pavilion.

  • A meeting summary will be posted under Community Outreach once it is reviewed and approved.
  • If you were unable to attend, the presentation is available for viewing under Community Outreach.

If you did not receive an invitation letter to the meeting and would like to be invited to the next community stakeholders meeting, please send your contact info using the General Comment Form.

If you would like to receive future public meeting notices only, please let us know using the General Comment Form.