County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release
February 11, 2019

County ready to battle winter storm
Public Works crews prepping roads and monitoring weather

FREEHOLD, NJ – Meteorologists are predicting a winter storm event in Monmouth County and the Department of Public Works and Engineering is preparing County roads and monitoring the anticipated storm.

“While the details of the storm remain uncertain, the County stands prepared for whatever comes our way,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. “County crews have already been pretreating County roads in advance of the storm.”

According to the National Weather Service, snow is likely tonight, mainly after midnight. On Tuesday morning, commuters can expect snow, freezing rain and sleet transitioning to rain by the afternoon.

“This storm may affect the morning commute, so make sure to give yourself extra time to get where you need to be,” said Director Arnone. “While out on the roads, please exercise caution and if you come across plows and sand trucks, make sure to give them room to do their work.”

The County maintains about 1,000 lane miles of roads, 35 building complexes and the Belford Ferry Terminal along with assisting municipalities.

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