Route 35 reopens through Mantoloking - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Route 35 reopens through Mantoloking

Posted: Updated:
Hurricane Sandy devastated Mantoloking, N.J. Hurricane Sandy devastated Mantoloking, N.J.

MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) -- Traffic is rolling once again on a major highway through the storm-damaged Jersey shore.

Route 35 has been reopened through Mantoloking, one of the communities hardest-hit by Superstorm Sandy last October.

There's a heavy police presence making sure traffic keeps moving. Police and state troopers say they will ticket anyone who pulls over and arrest anyone who enters private property.

Residents will not be allowed to move back home for several months yet, and many storm-damaged houses still sit exposed. Police say the strict measures are to prevent looting, and to protect work crews laboring on both sides of the narrow highway, which is one lane in each direction.

Route 35 is the second busiest highway through the shore after the Garden State Parkway.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Revel Casino Hotel starts closing in Atlantic City

    Revel Casino Hotel starts closing in Atlantic City

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:16:28 GMT
    Photo by Arun Kristian DasPhoto by Arun Kristian Das
    The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
    Atlantic City's newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown.
  • Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

    Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:08:57 GMT
    Murder charges are pending against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death.
    Murder charges are pending against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death.
  • Why is Atlantic City collapsing?

    Why is Atlantic City collapsing?

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:38:30 GMT
    AP file photoAP file photo
    For decades, making some quick cash was the main drive behind so many who took the ride down the parkway to Atlantic City. But with so much to choose from nowadays, it looks like Atlantic City is in a lot of trouble.
    For decades, making some quick cash was the main drive behind so many who took the ride down the parkway to Atlantic City. But with so much to choose from nowadays, it looks like Atlantic City is in a lot of trouble.
Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices