Caution Urged At West Bay Ave. Light

Officials say people are running the light at the intersection of West Bay Avenue and 1st Street. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

BARNEGAT – After reports of drivers running a red light, officials urged people to be more careful at the intersection of West Bay Avenue when it is met by Lighthouse Drive on one side, and 1st Street on the other.

The issue came up at the last Barnegat Township Committee meeting. Committeeman John Novak said that people have been spotted running the red light there. The area is a busy intersection near shopping developments and close to the Garden State Parkway exit.

Novak said that additional police patrols will be done in the area.

Photo by Chris Lundy
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Chris Lundy is News Editor at Micromedia. He has covered Ocean County news and features in various publications since 2003. Lundy worked for Gannett with articles in The Beacon, Observer and Asbury Park Press. He's also written for the Community Connection, Patch and ShoreBeat.