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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Between Avalon and Sea Isle City Opens June 23

Townsend’s Inlet Bridge


The following is a notice from the County of Cape May which operates and maintains the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge:

Ocean Drive (CR619) Bridge over Townsends Inlet – Reopening

June 23, 2017

The Ocean Drive (County Road No. 619) Bridge over Townsends Inlet, between Avalon and Sea […]

96th Street Bridge in Stone Harbor Fixed, Weight Limit Increased

Work under the Priority Structural Repairs on the movable span of the Stone Harbor Boulevard (County Road No. 657) Bridge over Great Channel, a.k.a. 96th Street Bridge, reached substantial completion during the earlier morning hours on June 16, 2017.  No more overnight closures to traffic of the bridge are required.  With the completion of […]

County to Stripe Sections of Ocean Drive During Month of June

The County of Cape May announced that there will be pavement marking improvements to portions of Ocean Drive during the month of June, 2017.  This work is short in duration, taking only a couple of hours, and does not include any long duration lane closings.  The […]

Avalon Kicks Off Big Beach Movie Series Tuesday, June 27th

The Avalon Department of Recreation will begin its annual Big Beach Movie series on Tuesday evening, June 27th, at dusk.  Free beach movies will be shown every Tuesday evening on Avalon’s 30th Street beach on a large inflatable screen through the end of August.  In the […]

July Events at the Avalon Free Public Library and Avalon History Center

July events at the Avalon Free Public Library and Avalon History Center

Mondays,  July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Meet and share knitting techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced.

Tuesday, July 4
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Holiday- closed for Independence Day
The […]

Play Ball! Avalon Beach Now Includes Two New Volleyball Nets

Avalon Department of Recreation Volleyball nets located at the 30th Street Beach. Photo by Avalon Recreation Director Chuck McDonnell

Grab your volleyball and play some beach volleyball on the Avalon beaches this summer.  The Avalon Department of Recreation worked with the Avalon Beach Patrol to install […]

Thursdays on Dune Concert Series Begins June 22nd at Veterans Plaza

The Borough of Avalon, the Avalon Chamber of Commerce, and the 7 Mile Business and Community Association kicks off its annual “Thursdays on Dune” concert series on Thursday, June 22nd.  Free concerts will be held every Thursday through August 24th at Avalon’s Veterans Plaza, located at […]

Twice Per Week Trash/Recyclable Collection in Avalon Through September 9th

The Avalon Department of Public Works reminds property owners that twice per week trash and recycling collection is in effect through September 9, 2017.  The following zones will be collected on the following days:

-Section #1 (Inlet to 23rd Street, not including 23rd Street)–Monday and Thursday

-Section #2 […]

Avalon Receives $180,343 Grant For Street Reconstruction

The Borough of Avalon has received a local aid grant to finance the reconstruction of a portion of 39th Street from Dune Drive to First Avenue.  The grant totals $180,343 and is among 373 local aid grants that were distributed by the Christie Administration on Thursday, […]