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HUBBARD’S BRIDGE REOPENS… MOSTLY
After a two-week closure that slowed traffic to a crawl, the new Hubbards Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown reopened to traffic Wednesday morning. The closure was required toContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE REOPENS… MOSTLY"
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HUBBARD’S BRIDGE CLOSING FOR TWO WEEKS
The new, not-quite-completed Hubbards Bridge, on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown, and the intersections at both ends will be closed to all traffic for two weeks startingContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE CLOSING FOR TWO WEEKS"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NIGHT CLOSING SLATED
The newly not-quite-completed Hubbards Bridge, on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown, will be closed to all traffic beginning at 7:30 p.m. to accommodate utility work, Red Bank policeContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NIGHT CLOSING SLATED"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY
As seen in these photos taken Sunday afternoon, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown still has a punchlist of unfinished details, such as the installation of decorativeContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: NOT DONE, BUT READY"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE NEARING COMPLETION
Two weeks before its scheduled completion, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown showed further signs of advancement Monday, including a sidewalk along part of the northern rim.Continue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE NEARING COMPLETION"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE ENTERS FINAL MONTH
With one month to go before a self-imposed completion deadline, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown appeared to be making rapid progress last Friday. The semblance of aContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE ENTERS FINAL MONTH"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: IT’S GETTING THERE
Parapets similar to those on the nearby Route 35 Cooper’s Bridge were being installed on the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown last week, as seen from theContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: IT’S GETTING THERE"
HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Beginning next Monday, or thereabouts, Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown will be closed to traffic for four months as a new span, at left above, is completed, MonmouthContinue reading "HUBBARD’S BRIDGE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW"
RED BANK: HEAVY LIFT AT HUBBARDS BRIDGE
A crew with Agate Construction Company wrestled with the challenge of assembling a crane on a tight parcel in Red Bank Tuesday. To see the result, click ‘Read More.’ TheContinue reading "RED BANK: HEAVY LIFT AT HUBBARDS BRIDGE"
The temporary deck of the bridge was erected in 2004. Four years after its deck was replaced with a temporary metal structure, the West Front Street Bridge is again facing shutdown — this time so a permanent replacement can be...
RED BANK: BRIDGE RENAMED FOR KYRILLOS
RED BANK: Long known locally as Hubbard's Bridge, the West Front span connecting the borough to Middletown has been renamed for former state Senator Joe Kyrillos.
RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE PAVING DELAYED
So, how’s the final paving of Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown going? It’s not, apparently. Contrary to multiple alerts about overnight closings from Monmouth County, which owns the bridge, asContinue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE PAVING DELAYED"
RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK NEARS END
The paving of Hubbard’s Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown will require an additional night of closure between 8 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday, according to an alert from Red Bank borough.Continue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK NEARS END"
RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK PLANNED
Hubbard’s Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown will be closed for paving from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to an alert from Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK-M’TOWN: BRIDGE WORK PLANNED"
RED BANK/MIDDLETOWN: BRIDGE TO NOWHERE
After serving as the “temporary” Hubbard’s Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown for 11 years, the modular structure had been completely dismantled Thursday. The span, seenContinue reading "RED BANK/MIDDLETOWN: BRIDGE TO NOWHERE"
RED BANK/MIDDLETOWN: BRIDGE DISMANTLED
Motorists and pedestrians crossing the new Hubbards Bridge on West Front Street between Red Bank and Middletown in recent days have been treated to an unusual sight: the piece-by-piece dismantling of theContinue reading "RED BANK/MIDDLETOWN: BRIDGE DISMANTLED"
NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER
The first few cars of eastbound traffic head toward Red Bank over the the new West Front Street bridge between Red Bank and Middletown Monday morning. Below, Red Bank MarinaContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE OPENS JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER"
NEW BRIDGE OPENS TO FOOT TRAFFIC & BIKES
An unofficial count put runner Julie Buffardi of Red Bank, above, as the fourth pedestrian to cross the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown after it was openedContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE OPENS TO FOOT TRAFFIC & BIKES"
NEW BRIDGE TO OPEN MONDAY… OR SOONER?
After nearly five months of detours affecting thousands of commuters, the new Hubbard’s Bridge between Red Bank and Middletown is slated to open Monday with a 10 a.m. ribbon cuttingContinue reading "NEW BRIDGE TO OPEN MONDAY… OR SOONER?"
A rendering from 2012 shows the new bridge, now under construction, in red, just to the north of the existing span. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ThisContinue reading "OVERNIGHT CLOSINGS FOR BRIDGE PLANNED"
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GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...