Construction to begin on Route 9 in Freehold
for motorists traveling from Route 9 onto CR 522 (Freehold-Englishtown
New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Jack Lettiere
announced that the reconstruction of the Route 9 Bridge over County
Route 522 (Freehold-Englishtown Road) in Freehold Township, Monmouth
County will begin this month. Motorists traveling from Route 9
onto County Route 522 will need to use the following
detour (pdf 46kb) during the reconstruction of the interchange:
Route 9 Northbound
traffic will be detoured to County Route 522 via West Main
Route 9 Southbound
traffic will be detoured to County Route 522 via the Route
33 / Park Avenue exit to West Main Street.
on Route 9 will NOT be detoured and through traffic on County
Route 522 will NOT be detoured, only traffic getting off
Route 9 onto County Route 522 will be detoured
The detour will
go into effect on or about August 15, 2004 and will be in
effect until approximately April 2006.
project includes replacing the existing Route 9 Bridge over County
Route 522 with a new, wider bridge and improving Route 9, County
Route 522 and the ramps in the vicinity of the bridge.
During construction, two lanes of Route 9 traffic
will be open in each direction, however, one lane may be temporarily
shut down periodically during night-time hours. County Route 522
will have one lane open in each direction, however, one lane may
be closed down for 15 minute intervals during night-time hours,
at which time traffic would be alternated from each direction
on County Route 522. Access from County Route 522 to Route
9 Northbound and Route 9 Southbound will remain open at all times.