and bicyclists will be able to travel safely on a bridge sidewalk wide enough for wheelchairs. New pedestrian and bicycle improvements are also planned for access to the bridge from both towns, the historic district, restaurants, docks and parks.
Since this work is important to New Jerseys tourism industry, the New Jersey Department of Transportation has been working closely with residents, community associations and elected
officials to develop
designs that enhance the scenic and historic aspects of the two communities as well as to preserve the ecological balance of the wetlands and waterways that it spans.
|The Ocean City Visitors Center will be reconstructed as part of the new bridges Scenic Overlook. Other amenities include boat ramps, fishing piers, parking lots and walkways.