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Sunday, February 17, 2013

History: Monmouth County Recommends One-Way Routing Through Matawan (1969)

According to the 20 Mar 1969 edition of The Matawan Journal, Monmouth County Traffic Engineer Henry Ney recommended to the Matawan Borough Council that they consider routing traffic through downtown by means of one-way streets. Responding to Councilman Howard Henderson, who asked for suggestions on dealing with traffic congestion in the business district, Ney proposed making Main Street exclusively a southbound route through the borough, and Broad Street one-way northbound.


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