New Jersey Dept. of Transportation recently leveraged $70 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to proceed with the second phase of a major replacement project on the Route 52 causeway near Atlantic City, improving a key link to the southern Jersey shore. Traffic volume tops 40,000 vehicles daily in summer, NJDOT says. Ocean City, N.J. Photo: NJDOT Causeway bridges are being replaced to handle heavy shore traffic. Related Links: Stimulus: A Snapshot of Top Shovel-, Wrench- and Pencil-Ready Projects Agency spokesman Tim Greeley says the $251-million project will create 500 new construction jobs throughout its three-year duration. There
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