Officials: Expect closures, detours on Hwy 71 in Manasquan due to roadwork

    Roadwork on the entire length of Route 71 in Manasquan will result in closures and detours along the highway Thursday and Friday, according to a release from the Manasquan Office of Emergency Management.

    New Jersey Department of Transportation crews will mill and pave the state highway, resulting in lane closures, partial road closures, and detours, the release said.

    Crews will work from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m, and noise and fumes from the equipment and heavy dump trucks is anticipated, according to the release.

    Officials say to be prepared for “possible interruptions to sleep and nighttime activities.”

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