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Bernards Police: Road Closures, but 'Hanging in There'

Light at Route 202 near Olde Mill Inn is out, motorists asked to stay off road unless necessary.

Bernards Township Police and emergency management officials are asking residents to stay off the road unless absolutely necessary as Sandy picked up steam late Monday afternoon.

Lt. Mike Shimsky, who heads the township Office of Emergency Management, said that the township was "hanging in there" about 4 p.m. on Monday, despite some road closings and traffic lights out.

Debris also was reportedly in some streets.

Shimsky said road closures at that time included the spot at 178 Liberty Corner Road near Mount Prospect Road and Whitenack Road at Minebrook Road.

He said traffic lights also were out on Route 202.

Shimsky added people should stay off streets with unnecessary travel.

Patch will continue to update the situation.

Karen Bernhardt October 30, 2012 at 11:17 AM
somerville road not a go!!!!!! mountain road is not a go!!!!!! hunter turning into somerville road is not a go!!!!!!!!!!! tried it myself to go to work over an hour ago!!!!!! karen bernhardt
Karen Bernhardt October 30, 2012 at 11:19 AM
somerville road at mail box 333 huge tree across road and many hanging on by a thread!!!!!!!!
Karen Bernhardt October 30, 2012 at 11:20 AM
huge tree at corner of somerville and mountain down in road you must go in ditch to get around i did it but still had to return home
Karen Bernhardt October 30, 2012 at 03:05 PM
somerville road is CLOSED

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