Another day and more road work to let Jersey Shore drivers know about today.

As a railroad crossing rehabilitation project begins today, 11th Avenue in Neptune will be closed and detoured for the next week in both directions.

Crews will be replacing the existing crossing and replacing it with a new concrete crossing as well as new asphalt approaches.

Work will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. each day until Thursday, August 29.

The following detours will be in place:

11th Avenue eastbound detour
• Motorists traveling on Memorial Drive that wish to turn onto 11th Avenue will be directed to continue north on Memorial Drive.
• Turn right onto Corlies Avenue/Route 33.
• Turn right onto South Main Street/Route 71 southbound.
• Turn right onto 11th Avenue.

11th Avenue westbound detour
• Motorists traveling on South Main Street/Route 71 that wish to turn left onto 11th Avenue will be directed to continue north on South Main Street/Route 71.
• Turn left onto Corelis Avenue/Route 33 westbound.
• Turn left onto Memorial Drive.
• Turn right onto 11th Avenue.

The traffic detours will be coordinated with the local police.

If work is completed earlier, the roadway will be reopened accordingly.

The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors.

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