Portions of Route 35 closed in Monmouth County due to tidal flooding

    UPDATE: Route 35 is reopened in both directions as of 10:00 a.m., Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty said, adding that another closure is likely during the evening high tide. 

    Portions of Route 35 in Monmouth County are closed this morning due to tidal flooding.

    The stretch through Belmar is closed in both directions because of “extreme high tide flooding,” said Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty.

    Further south in Brielle, the roadway is closed near the Route 71 intersection, according to 511nj.org. 

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    Widespread minor to moderate tidal flooding is ongoing this morning due to a strong onshore flow and astronomical high tides. 

    High tide along the oceanfront was between 6:30 and 7:30 this morning. 

    A coastal flooding warning remains in effect for the evening high tide. During tomorrow morning’s high tide, National Weather Service forecasters expect a “greater impact,” calling for widespread moderate tidal flooding. 

    Visit JSHN for photos and videos of tidal flooding this morning and updates throughout the day. 

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