Travel Advisory

May 26, 2023

For the week of May 29, 2023, bridge replacement activity is scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

Monday, May 29Memorial Day Holiday – no work scheduled
Tuesday, May 30 – Thursday, June 17 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday, June 27 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • The eastbound (south side) sidewalk on the bridge has been reopened for pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • All roadway and sidewalk travelers should be aware of construction and delivery vehicles entering and exiting the work areas on both sides of Rumson Road (CR 520) in Rumson and on the southbound side of Ocean Avenue (Route 36) in Sea Bright.
  • Temporary delays are possible on any Contractor work day due to movement of construction vehicles and equipment.


  • Bridge replacement work activity continues on both sides of the Shrewsbury River south of the bridge.
  • The 65’ navigational channel width is expected to remain in effect until Fall 2023.
  • Please see the Public Notice for information on future changes to channel access.

Please visit this page regularly for updates.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding during the construction phase of this important bridge replacement project.

Local Project Delivery Process

Purpose & Need Statement

Data Collection & Environmental Screening Report

Selection of Preliminary Preferred Alternative

Concept Development Report

NEPA Classification

Create Design Communications Report

Approved Design Exception Report

Cost Estimates (Final Design, ROW & Construction)

Approved Environmental Document

Approved Project Plan

Preliminary Engineering Report

Update Design Communications Report

Continued Public Outreach & Involvement

Construction Contract Documents & PS&E Package

Environmental Reevaluations

Environmental Permits

Acquisition of ROW

Update Design Communications Report

Continued Public Outreach & Involvement

Implement and Complete Construction

Continue Public Outreach


Update and Finalize Design Communications Report

Close-out Documentation

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