Demolition to begin on fire-damaged buildings in Downtown Toms River: Robbins St. to close this weekend and motorists are urged to avoid Washington Street.
The demolition of fire-damaged buildings on Robbins and Washington Streets will begin on Friday, October 3rd at 8 am. According to construction officials at Town Hall, demolition permits were issued and work is scheduled to begin Friday and continue through next week.
Friday, October 3rd - Expect traffic congestion along Washington Street
Saturday, October 4th- Robbins St. will be closed from Washington St. to the alleyway by the firehouse. Cones will be set up at Wilsey Way to deter traffic from coming up to the construction zone.
Sunday, October 5th - Robbins St. will be closed from Washington St. to the alleyway by the firehouse. Cones will be set up at Wilsey Way to deter traffic from coming up to the construction zone.
Monday, October 6th- Depending on progress, Robbins St. may be reopened to vehicle traffic, with just the shoulder closed to be able to load trucks.
Saturday and Sunday demolition will take place between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm, using heavy equipment. Robbins Street will be closed off to regular traffic, but Toms River Fire Company #1 will have full access as needed.