Route 9 intersection in Galloway to be closed this weekend for LPGA Tournament
(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced an upcoming closure of Route 9 and advised motorists in the Galloway area to expect traffic delays over the weekend as a result of the ShopRite LPGA Classic being held at Seaview Golf Resort.
Route 9 will be closed between the intersections with Jimmie Leeds Road (milepost 45.3) and Biscayne Avenue (44.3) on Friday, June 18, Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20 from 6:30 a.m. until around 7:30 p.m., daily.
The following detour routes will be in place for Route 9 motorists:
• Route 9 southbound motorists will take Jimmie Leeds Road west to Pitney Road south to route 9 in Absecon.
• Route 9 northbound motorists will take Biscayne Avenue west to Seaview Avenue north to Jimmie Leeds Road east to Route 9.
• Route 9 northbound will remain open to local traffic between Biscayne Avenue and Bartlett Avenue.
Traffic management for the event will be handled by the Galloway Township Police Department.
After a three-year absence, the LPGA ShopRite Classic is once again taking place on the Seaview Resort's historic Bay Course in Galloway. The 54-hole official event will offer a $1.5M purse.
Tournament patrons can find directions and information on parking at www.shopritelpgaclassic.com/course_directions.php
Drivers can find real-time traffic information at www.511nj.org or by calling 511 from their telephone.