Give yourself extra time at least one night next week if you need to get into or out of Avalon.

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Authorities in Cape May County say on Monday night, January 13th, and possibly Tuesday night, the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge on Avalon Blvd. will be closed between the hours of 7PM to 5AM due to ongoing construction. As a result, Avalon Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic during these hours.

The county will have the following detours posted:

  • Motorists heading south on Route 9 and wishing to access Avalon via Avalon Boulevard will be required to continue heading south along Route 9 until they arrive at the Stone Harbor Boulevard intersection (County Route 657). They will then be directed east along Stone Harbor Boulevard/ 96th Street to Third Avenue (County Route 619) in Stone Harbor. They will then be directed north along CR 619 to Avalon.
  • Traffic exiting the Garden State Parkway at exit 13 and wishing to head east along Avalon Boulevard will be directed west to Route 9 to follow the same detour.
  • Motorists heading north along Route 9 wishing to access Avalon via Avalon Boulevard will be directed to head east at the Stone Harbor Boulevard intersection. Once in Stone Harbor, motorists will be directed north along Third Avenue (CR 619) toward Avalon.
  • Traffic on the barrier islands wishing to utilize Avalon Boulevard to access the Garden State Parkway or Route 9 will be directed south on CR 619 to 96th Street, where they will be directed west along Stone Harbor Boulevard to Route 9 and the Parkway.