Just a heads up: There will be a road closure for construction coming up in Monmouth County that you should be aware of.

According to a recent NJDot press release, "Silverside Avenue is going to be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing between Fairview Avenue and Review Avenue," starting tomorrow, August 13th at 9:00 AM.

The closure will last until 7:00 PM on Thursday, August 20th.

The existing railroad crossing will be abolished and replaced with a new concrete crossing. In addition, new asphalt approaches will also be built for a, "safe and smoother railroad  crossing."

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Residents and businesses who live or do business in the area will be given local access on an as needed basis.

Let's take a closer look at the detours that will be put into place:

Silverside Avenue westbound detour:

Motorists traveling southbound on Oceanport Avenue towards Silverside Avenue will be directed to turn left onto Eastview Avenue

Turn right onto Riverview Avenue back to Silverside Avenue

Silverside Avenue eastbound detour:

Motorists traveling eastbound on Silverside Avenue will be directed to turn right onto Riverview Avenue

Turn left onto Eastview Avenue

Turn left onto Oceanport Avenue

Just be aware that the construction schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions and other factors.

We will let you know of any changes to this schedule but it is best to keep an eye on real-time updates at www.511nj.org or on the NJDOT Facebook Page.

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