Surprise, surprise more construction on Rt. 9. This time in Waretown.

We all know of the new construction, further south on Rt. 9 in Southern Ocean, Tradewinds at Waretown. It's the latest development in Waretown.

Get our free mobile app

Recently I was driving through Waretown at the ShopRite plaza at the Town Center and noticed more construction. I'm not thinking it's part of Tradewinds?

Do you know what's being built in Waretown on Rt. 9 at the Town Center?

It looks like a store or possibly a fast food restaurant. I was thinking of a Wawa, maybe? But it just doesn't seem that big to me.

Sue, Townsquare Media
Sue, Townsquare Media
loading...
attachment-waretown 2
loading...

Waretown is an amazing community that keeps growing and growing. Especially along Rt. 9 between Lacey Township and Barnegat Township. Ocean Township, Ocean County has seen so much growth. But, of course, all of this growth means more traffic on Rt. 9. Waretown has always been a quiet community, now with Tradewinds and new stores or restaurants coming in, it could back up Rt. 9 through Ocean Township.

Waretown residents have stated they do want more restaurants so they don't have to go to Manahawkin or Lacey. Also, they would like more stores or bigger box stores a little closer to them because of traffic, especially when going to Manahawkin when the traffic is horrendous in the summer on Rt. 72. Waretown wants a little bit more. I don't blame residents of Ocean Township, that traffic in Manahawkin is crazy even on weekends when it's not summer.

Just wondering what's being built at the corner of the Town Center?

The Top Brunch Joints At The Jersey Shore!

They may not have bottomless...but their food is top notc

LOOK: Here are the 25 best places to live in New Jersey

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in New Jersey using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.