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Apr 02, 2019

Millions of Dollars Devoted to Monmouth County Pothole Repairs

Monmouth County Potholes
Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, and Assemblywoman Joann Downey announced that the Department of Transportation will disburse infrastructure-related funds for each of the 18 municipalities located in District 11.
“From potholes to faded paint, many of Monmouth County’s roads are in sore need of rehabilitation and repair,” said Senator Gopal. “Cracked, aging roads don’t just look unpleasant – they can also cause accidents and millions of cumulative dollars of vehicle damage across New Jersey. That’s why we’ve fought hard to ensure that local infrastructure projects will be fully funded in 2019, which will go a long way toward making our roads safer for drivers and pedestrians alike.”
“This funding package will support projects in every single one of District 11’s 18 municipalities,” said Assemblyman Houghtaling. “We’re proud to have won $290,000 for continuing improvements to Bucks Mill Road in Colts Neck and millions of dollars more for infrastructure projects across each one of our 18 towns.”
“Every dollar we invest in infrastructure today will pay off tenfold in the years to come,” said Assemblywoman Downey. “In total, District 11’s 18 municipalities will receive over $12 million in infrastructure funding to cover important rehabilitation and improvement projects. We’re glad to see the State paying attention to the needs of Monmouth County residents, and we will keep working to provide our constituents with the funds they need for essential projects and programs.”
A full list of disbursements and associated projects in District 11 is as follows:
Allenhurst Borough – Corlies Avenue – $275,000.00
Asbury Park City – Memorial Drive Improvements – $339,686.00
Colts Neck Township – Improvements to Bucks Mill Road Phase 2 – $290,000.00
Deal Borough – FY2019 Roadway Improvement Program – $315,000.00
Eatontown Borough – Industrial Way West Resurfacing – $300,157.00
Freehold Borough – Bannard Street Roadway Improvements – $250,000.00
Freehold Township – Iron Bridge Road – Phase I – $240,000.00
Interlaken Borough – Improvements to Rona Street and Woodmere Avenue – $200,000.00
Loch Arbor Village – Euclid Avenue Phase IV – $137,000.00
Long Branch City – N/A – $80,699.00
Neptune City – Improvements to Hawthorne and Woodland Avenues – $251,045.00
Neptune Township – Improvements to North Riverside Drive – $196,439.00
Ocean Township – Deal Road – $315,000.00
Red Bank Borough – Broad Street Resurfacing Project – $290,000.00
Shrewsbury Borough – Improvements to Silverbrook Road – $200,000.00
Shrewsbury Township – Crawford Street Roadway Improvements – $65,000.00
Tinton Falls Borough – Hope Road Resurfacing – $325,000.00
West Long Branch Borough – Wall Street Sidewalk Improvements – $225,000.00
Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey represent New Jersey’s 11th Legislative District in the State Senate and Assembly, where they work to make the Garden State more affordable for its hard-working residents. The 11th District includes the Monmouth County municipalities of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Freehold, Freehold Township, Interlaken, Loch Arbour, Long Branch, Neptune City, Neptune, Ocean Township, Red Bank, Shrewsbury Borough, Shrewsbury Township, Tinton Falls and West Long Branch.