A heads up for drivers over the next couple days as your route to and from work is being temporally changed.

The Glimmer Glass Bridge (W-9) has been temporarily closed to vehicles and pedestrians for emergency repairs to the traffic barrier gate, which halts traffic when the bridge is raised for marine vessels.

“The safety of our residents and visitors is always our top priority,” Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, liaison to the Department of Public Works and Engineering said. “The County is already working on replacing the barrier gate so motorists can travel safely to and from Brielle and Manasquan.”

The bridge will continue to operate normally for marine traffic, but is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for approximately 36 hours.

Bridge operators will remain stationed onsite 24/7 to ensure safe marine travels.

In total, the County maintains of approximately 1,000 lane miles of roads, 980 bridges and culverts and 250 traffic signals and beacons.

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