Smooth sailing on major highways at the shore for evening commute

     The view from center median of the Garden State Parkway at mile marker 115.9 south in Holmdel. (Image: 511nj.org)

    The view from center median of the Garden State Parkway at mile marker 115.9 south in Holmdel. (Image: 511nj.org)

    It’s a tale of two commutes. 

    Although the shore area did not experience snow until late in the morning rush hour, it was a treacherous slow-go on much of the Garden State Parkway in Monmouth County around 9 a.m., according to Jersey Shore Hurricane News contributors

    The New Jersey State Police announced that troopers responded to 82 accidents and 102 motorist aids throughout the state until 10 a.m., with the Somerville barracks topping the list. 

    But the evening commute is shaping up to be much easier in the Garden State, and particularly at the shore, where only a modest amount of snow fell.

    At 4:05 p.m., there are no traffic snarls in the entire shore region, according to 511nj.org.

    Any untreated roadways will become slippery as temperatures dip to frigid levels tonight.

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