Traffic Delays Anticipated Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19 and 20
Lakewood Police Chief Robert Lawson and Committeeman Meir Lichtenstein, public safety liaison for Lakewood Township, are notifying the public that because of the viewing of Officer Christopher Matlosz, drivers should expect traffic delays, possible road closures, and some detours if they are driving on Route 9 North in the area of the Lakewood/Howell border between 1:00 and 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19.
On Thursday, January 20, beginning 7:00 a.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m., the public can expect heavy traffic delays, detours, and street closures throughout the Lakewood downtown area. The public can also expect road closures in the area of New Hampshire Avenue, Route 70, and Massachusetts Avenue Between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Lakewood Court is canceled on Thursday, January 20. Anyone who has a court date will be contacted by the court to set a new date.