Travelers to Ocean County College and H. George Buckwald Drive in Toms River will find detours in place starting Sept. 24, as lane and road closures will begin for a new electrical service to the campus, officials said.
Starting Monday, Sept. 24 and ending Friday, Oct. 5 both lanes of Buckwald Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for new electric service to the campus. All vehicular traffic must enter and exit the college using College Drive for the duration of the work.
Starting Monday, Oct. 8 and ending Friday, Oct. 12 the northbound lane of Buckwald Drive (from the College toward Church Road) will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. so the new college electrical service can continue to be installed. Only southbound traffic will proceed in the open southbound lane of Buckwald Drive during the above work.
Both lanes of Buckwald Drive are expected to be open to traffic on Monday, Oct. 15