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Photos


June 2016

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This view is of the currently closed existing Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge looking west and shows the new Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge is open to four lanes of traffic. The new bridge will carry four lanes of traffic while the existing bridge is closed for repairs. The new bridge was officially opened on April 22, 2016.

This view is the currently closed existing Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge looking east and shows the easterly approach roadway which has been reconfigured to direct westbound traffic over the new Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge. The two directions of traffic separated by a traffic barrier which will be removed when the existing bridge is re-opened to traffic.

This view is of the two eastbound lanes of the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges, near the parking lot for the environmental mitigation and recreational site. As preparattion for the northerly roadway work continues, westbound traffic will be on a similar alignment on the opposite side of the construction barrier.

This view is of one of the two date panels installed on the new Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge. The date panels have been set within each of the abutment pylons. These panels commemorate and also publicly document the completion of the bridge' construction work in 2016.

This view is a close-up of one of the date panels installed on the new Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge.
This view is a close-up of the date panel from the existing Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge.
 
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