N.J. toll roads install new security fence

    New fences designed to keep terrorists away from bridges are going up along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State parkway.

    The 8-foot fence posts are topped with an inverted Y to discourage someone from scaling it.

    The fencing is part of a $7 million project funded by the federal Homeland Security Department.

    Installation is taking place along the parkway between the Somers Point Toll Plaza and the Great Egg Harbor Bay Bridge.

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    Turnpike Authority spokesman Tom Feeney told The Press of Atlantic City the agency also plans to install perimeter fencing around the Mullica and Bass River bridges as part of a widening project.

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