County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
October 6, 2019

Glimmer Glass Bridge closed for repairs

MANASQUAN, NJ – The Glimmer Glass Bridge (W-9) has been temporarily closed to vehicles and pedestrians due to mechanical failure, which is currently being investigated.

“The Glimmer Glass Bridge will be closed until the investigation concludes,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. “The safety of our residents and visitors, using this bridge and our entire infrastructure in Monmouth County, is always our top priority. The County is working tirelessly to resolve this and to get the bridge fully functional.”

The bridge will continue to operate normally for marine traffic, but is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Bridge operators will remain stationed onsite 24/7 to ensure safe marine travels.

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

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