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Monmouth and Ocean towns reap $12 million in state road grants

Local News | May 07, 2014

Monmouth and Ocean towns reap $12 million in state road grants

MONMOUTH, N.J. (APP) – On Tuesday, 391 local aid grants worth $81.6 million were awarded for local road work.

Replacing bumpy Bridge Avenue in Red Bank and storm-damaged Parker Road in Tuckerton are among the 57 projects in Monmouth and Ocean counties funded by state transportation grants announced Tuesday.

Competition was fierce, with 653 applications worth $255 million in work.

Of that total, 25 Ocean County municipalities shared $5.2 million and 32 Monmouth County communities shared $6.89 million in local aid grants. The average grant ranged between $200,000 and $250,000 per municipality.

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