The Mathis Bridge — a drawbridge — got stranded in a open position Saturday afternoon, formulating trade headaches for shoregoers.
People transport easterly over a overpass to get into a Seaside Heights area. It’s a usually approach in from that direction.
Detours were set adult after 4 p.m. when a malfunctioning overpass closed.
Police in Toms River urged drivers not to try roving into Seaside Heights around Route 37 easterly in Toms River.
The usually other approach to strech a Barrier Island, Lavallette, Seaside Park and Seaside Heights is from towns to a north, like Brick and Point Pleasant.
Traffic was issuing west on Route 37 with delays.