Stafford Township will pay an additional $6,000 to have the paving of Beacon Drive done on an upcoming Saturday, it was announced at
The additional funds were approved be resolution by the Township Council.
Township Administrator James Moran said the decision to pave on the weekend was based on a recommendation by the township engineer. Several doctors’ offices are located on Beacon and based on the amount of traffic that is generated, “it is impossible to pave during the week,” he said.
The more than $300,000 paving project in the Ocean Acres area is currently underway causing lanes closure along Route 72 from the Garden State Parkway west in both directions.
Major delays and backups are reported on the Stafford Police Department's Face book page along Nautilus Drive and the surrounding areas.
The police advise there will be heavy delays during the morning and afternoon commute until the project is completed.
Drivers should leave early to arrive at their destination on time and the department will continue to post on this project for traffic information, according to page.