Route 166 To Close Thursday Night

The construction at the intersection of Routes 37 and 166 continues. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

TOMS RIVER – Route 166 will be closed overnight Thursday. Crews will be removing barriers and restriping the road.

The road will be closed between Route 37 and Old Freehold Road.

Motorists will be detoured from 10 p.m. March 28 to 6 a.m. March 29, NJDOT officials said. Northbound motorists will need to take a detour to Route 37, turn left at Hooper Avenue and Mapletree Road, and then left onto Old Freehold Road to Route 166.

Southbound motorists will take a detour onto Old Freehold Road, then a right onto Mapletree Road, a right onto Hooper Avenue, then a right onto Route 37 to Route 166.

Two lanes in each direction should be open by Friday morning. The final paving should take several weeks to complete.

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