Tuesday, May 7, 2013
New Jersey Turnpike Authority slightly alters design
The Garden State Parkway Exit 105 reconfiguration project will begin by the "end of summer," according to New Jersey Turnpike Authority Spokesman Thomas Feeney. The project will also feature one change in response to local concerns. A left-turn lane and traffic signal will be added at the intersection of Wayside Road and Pinebrook Road. This is being done to help ease traffic concerns from the increased amount of people expected to use Wayside Road. The $40 million project will completed in two contracts. The first contract will include the reconstruction of Exit 105 at the intersection of Hope Road and Route 36. The main improvement at the Hope Road intersection will include a new ramp from the Parkway North exit that would run between a …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Most agree direct connection should be made between Parkway and Route 18
The proposed changes to Garden State Parkway Exit 105 in Tinton Falls can be improved, most officials agree. The changes include improvements to the Hope Road/Route 36 intersection, a new southbound connection to Wayside Road and the construction of a second northbound deceleration lane. The project, which is being overseen by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, was recently presented to the public in Tinton Falls, where several residents and officials got to see the plans for the first time. Tinton Falls Mayor Skudera said he has two main concerns about the project. Skudera said the addition of two new traffic signals on Hope Road would not help alleviate traffic concerns. "I'm not sure if adding the traffic lights will help or hurt …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Interchange improvement project discussion will be held at Tinton Falls Municipal Court
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will hold a public hearing in Tinton Falls on Thursday, Nov. 29, to hear comments on the proposed Garden State Parkway Interchange 105 Improvements Project. The improvements would be made at Exit 105 in Tinton Falls and are part of a proposed $40 million plan to improve traffic flow in the area and improve access to Fort Monmouth. The public hearing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Tinton Falls Municipal Court House, at 556 Tinton Avenue. New Jersey Turnpike Authority representatives and consultants will be available to discuss the project informally between 4 and 6 p.m. The official public hearing will begin at 6 p.m. with a brief presentation by the Authority followed by the opportunity for members …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Final design likely to be unveiled next year
The reconfiguration of Garden State Parkway Exit 105 in Tinton Falls is still in the preliminary engineering phase, according to New Jersey Turnpike Authority Spokesman Thomas Feeney. "We’re likely to schedule a public hearing before the end of the year," Feeney said in an e-mail to Patch. "We won’t have a construction schedule until the design is done." Feeney said the authority's chief engineer, Rich Raczynski, told the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) board in June, 2011 that the final design would take about two years to complete. The project will include improvements to Exit 105 and the intersection of Route 36 and Hope Road. The plans are part of a proposed $40 million plan to improve traffic flow in the area …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Local southbound exit will reopen on Monday
Weekend visitors to the Jersey Shore wishing to use Exit 105 southbound local will need to find an alternate route. The exit will be closed to local lanes from 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 to 5 a.m., Monday, April 23 for construction. The exit will be available for southbound express lanes and all northbound traffic during this period, according to Eatontown's municipal web site. Exit 105 is used by many motorists to get to Tinton Falls, Eatontown, West Long Branch, Long Branch and many towns along the coast.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Getting off at Exit 105 will now cost you $1.50.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Grab some more quarters and replenish your EZ Pass. If you took a trip on the Garden State Parkway already this year, you paid more at the tolls. Prices went up 50 percent Jan. 1, bumping dollar tolls through the Asbury Park Toll Plaza and Exit 105 up to $1.50. What are the prices you'll encounter? Here is the full list of all the parkway tolls by location. The attached chart from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority shows prices whether you are driving a car or a cargo truck. The first set of tolls are the plazas' prices.