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April 8, 2024: Coastal Flood Advisory In Effect Until 1:00 AM Tuesday

April 8, 2024 – From the National Weather Service


WHAT…Up to one foot of inundation above ground level in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

WHERE…Cumberland, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Coastal Atlantic and Southeastern Burlington Counties

WHEN…Until 1 AM EDT Tuesday.

IMPACTS…At this level, flooding begins on the most vulnerable roads in coastal and bayside communities, and along inland tidal waterways. Some partial or full road closures are possible.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The most widespread minor tidal flooding is expected with the evening high tide cycle today.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property.

April 8, 2024: Coastal Flood Advisory In Effect Until 1:00 AM Tuesday2024-04-12T09:49:43-04:00

Public Restrooms At Water Tower Comfort Station Now Open

April 5, 2024

Great News! We’re happy to announce that the public restrooms at the Water Tower Comfort Station are now fully operational!

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the previous closure due to a heating issue. The HVAC issues have been resolved, and the restrooms are open to the public once again.


Public Restrooms At Water Tower Comfort Station Now Open2024-04-29T11:20:06-04:00

Hazardous Weather Alert: Coastal Flood Threat, March 25, 2024

March 25, 2024 – A message from the Cape May County Emergency Management Communications Center

COASTAL FLOOD THREAT, MARCH 25, 2024: The highest tide levels look likely to occur during this evening’s high tide, while some spots could see tides matching that or even a tad higher on Tuesday morning. Tide levels are expected to start subsiding faster after Tuesday morning’s high tide, but there may still be widespread minor flooding Tuesday evening.

Very high (90 -100%) confidence in the region seeing widespread tidal flooding. High (80%) confidence in widespread moderate flooding.

Hazardous Weather Alert: Coastal Flood Threat, March 25, 20242024-03-29T19:00:18-04:00

Traffic Alert Starting March 19, 2024: One Lane Alternating Traffic on Ocean Drive Bridge

March 16, 2024

A message from the Cape May County Engineer’s Office

Notice of Great Channel Bridge along CR 619 – temporary traffic signal

Beginning on Tuesday March 19th, underdeck steel repairs will continue as the final phase of construction on the Great Channel Bridge that connects Middle Township to Stone Harbor. In order to safely accommodate this activity, one-way alternating traffic will be in place.  Traffic in both directions will be maintained, however, only one-way alternating traffic will be permitted to cross the bridge.  Traffic approaching each side of the bridge will be maintained by a temporary traffic signal which will allow one direction of travel to proceed at a time.  Motorists are urged to use caution when approaching and crossing the bridge and to not proceed until the signal is in the green phase. Slight delays should be expected.



Traffic Alert Starting March 19, 2024: One Lane Alternating Traffic on Ocean Drive Bridge2024-05-29T14:53:18-04:00

Third Avenue Sewer Relining Project Plan Finalized – Minimizing Disruption to Businesses

March 8, 2024

 The Borough of Stone Harbor is pleased to announce the finalized plan for the upcoming sewer relining project along Third Avenue. This project is a component of the major Third Avenue reconstruction and will significantly improve the functionality and lifespan of these vital sewers with minimal disruption to the surrounding businesses.

Project Schedule:

  • Monday, March 11th: Relining work will begin on the Third Avenue sewer between 99th and 98th Streets. Bypass pumping operations will be in effect from 100th to 97th Streets.
  • Tuesday, March 12th: Relining work will continue on Third Avenue between 98th and 96th Streets. Bypass pumping operations will take place from 99th to 96th Streets.
  • Wednesday, March 13th: The project will move to Third Avenue between 96th and 94th Streets for relining. Bypass pumping will be implemented from 97th to 93rd Streets. Please note: Bypass pumping at the 96th Street intersection will be conducted underground to minimize impact on the commercial district.

Important Information:

  • No Parking: “No Parking” signs will be posted along Third Avenue on the scheduled work days.
  • Detours: Localized detours will be established to ensure traffic flow during construction.
  • Shopitude and Shiver Events: This schedule has been planned to avoid disruptions to the upcoming Shopitude event this weekend and the Shiver event next weekend.

Project Benefits:

While this project necessitates short-term traffic adjustments next week, the benefits are significant. Sewer relining is a far less disruptive alternative to full sewer replacement, saving the commercial district from a more extensive construction process. The successful completion of this project will ensure decades of improved service for these essential sewers.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we complete this critical infrastructure project.

Third Avenue Sewer Relining Project Plan Finalized – Minimizing Disruption to Businesses2024-05-06T14:30:35-04:00

Popular Playgrounds at 97th & 82nd Streets To Get Exciting Upgrades


Stone Harbor, NJ – February 23, 2024 – Get ready for even more fun! Two beloved community playgrounds, located at 97th Street and 82nd Street, are embarking on exciting transformations to provide even better play experiences for children of all abilities and ages.

Both playgrounds will undergo significant improvements. The existing, outdated equipment has already been removed, paving the way for a fresh start.

97th Street Playground: First Up for Fun!

Up first is the 97th Street playground. We’re thrilled to announce the installation of a brand-new, state-of-the-art, and inclusive playground. This means more accessible equipment, innovative features, and engaging activities for children of all ages and abilities. The sensory dome will be the centerpiece of our playground, providing an inclusive area for all to enjoy.

82nd Street Playground: A Showpiece in the Making

While construction starts at 97th Street, the exciting design phase unfolds for the 82nd Street playground in the future. We are looking to incorporate the latest play trends and fitness equipment, transforming it into a showpiece and destination playground for the entire community. This summer, we will have outdoor games and activities set up to enjoy at the 82nd street area while we await the arrival of our new playground.

Stay Tuned for Updates:

We’re eager to keep you informed about the progress! We’ll share construction updates, anticipated completion dates, and sneak peeks at the new designs through our website and social media channels.

Join the Fun!

While the 97th and 82nd Street playgrounds undergo their transformations, don’t let that stop the fun, we encourage you to explore Chelsea Park in the meantime!

Jenny Olson
Director of Tourism & Public Information

Popular Playgrounds at 97th & 82nd Streets To Get Exciting Upgrades2024-04-29T11:22:18-04:00
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