May 2014

Found 4 blog entries for May 2014.

A new report from newsworks.org says the long-awaited construction of the steel seawall, that will protect Mantoloking and parts of Brick, NJ, from future super storms like Sandy, is set to begin in June.

A company called EIC Associates out of Springfield was awarded the contract (worth $23.8 million) by the state of New Jersey. As part of the winning bid, the contract stipulates the wall must be built within 180 days, meaning it should be done around November, 2014. The project cost will run up to about $40 million, with the federal government covering 80% of the costs, with the state picking up the tab on the remaining 20%.

The plan calls for 45-ft. high steel sheet pile to be driven vertically 30 feet into the ground, creating the foundation of

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Route 35 contstruction and road work in the summer

Thanks to feedback from local businesses, state officials have now decided to end all roadwork along Route 35 for the summer. Concerns from business owners led to the change after the original plan called for the New Jersey Department of Transportation to continue working on the busy road along a 2.5-mile stretch between Brick and Toms River. That work is now scheduled to stop on June 13, allowing for smooth-flowing traffic during the busy summer holiday months.

The road is still being worked on after damage from Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012. The superstorm ripped up the roadway and, with federal aid, it's now a $265-million project to rebuild and repave the vital artery.

Transportation commissioner James Simpson recently met with business

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Best beaches in New Jersey

When it comes to summer playgrounds and gorgeous beaches, the Jersey Shore area is one of the best along the East Coast. With summer quickly approaching, we thought it would be a good idea to let people know which are the best beaches in New Jersey along the Jersey Shore!

Best Overall Beach: Point Pleasant Beach

When it comes to a beautiful stretch of sand and ample activities for the whole family, Point Pleasant Beach takes the cake for best overall beach. You take Jenkinson's Boardwalk with its eateries, rides and activities, plus the golden sand on the beach and you've got one of the best beaches in New Jersey.

Best Family Beach: Bay Head

Bay Head is the last stop on the train and offers a beautiful expanse of sand and sea. The beach has

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Bay Head & Mantoloking Rentals

Summer is just around the corner and it's not too late to find a great rental home in the Bay Head area of the Jersey Shore. The Jersey Shore is a premier vacation destination thanks to its gorgeous white-sand beaches, fantastic weather, and outstanding recreational opportunities.

Mantoloking rentals, Mantoloking vacation homes

There's a home to suit every family and every lifestyle. Clayton and Clayton offers some of the nicest Bay Head and Mantoloking rentals in the area, many of which are right on the ocean. Enjoy the morning sunrise with your cup of coffee from the beach in your front yard.

The stunning Mantoloking property in the photo to the right is on the bay and has a private beach! It features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and tennis courts. It's available

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