2023 OBVTA Member Meetings

We will hold our next meeting on April 22nd, 2023. Until then have a pleasant winter.

A Zoom link will be provided in advance of the meeting. See the Meetings tab for details.

Membership status will be checked at the door and you are encouraged to bring your 2023/2024 dues of $30 if you have not already paid.

Please note the meeting location:

The Moose Lodge on Bay Blvd

1801 Bay Blvd.

Ortley Beach, NJ

Public Information Center Input Meeting for Ortley Beach Streetscape Project

A virtual public meeting will be held on Thursday January 19th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to hear public comment on the proposed streetscape improvements to Route 35 North and other areas of Ortley Beach. Public input is critical to ensure that these improvements reflect the desires of the community.

PLEASE join this meeting and let us hear your input and comments.

Information about the project and details of the meeting are at the link: HERE

You can also use the link below to join the meeting.


Ortley Beach Streetscape Update

Webinar presentation of the Ortley Beach Streetscapes Project Held November 21st,2020

The presentation on the Ortley Beach streetscape improvements was given on November 21st. The presentation and the plans are now posted on the Toms River website HERE. We will provide further updates as the y become available.


The purpose of this project is streetscape enhancements, including plantings, pedestrian lighting, street furniture, signage, etc. along Route 35 Northbound and gateway treatments at key entrances to Ortley Beach.

The intent of the project is to beautify the area, promote economic revitalization, and expand the business district and continued recovery following Super Storm Sandy.

The project Design and Construction cost is funded by federal funds through a Transportation Alternatives Design Assistance Program (TA- 2016) administrated through NJDOT Division of Local Aid.


Gateway Signage: o Northern end of Ocean County Route 629 Bay Boulevard (near Haag Avenue) o Southern end of Ocean County Route 629 Bay Boulevard (near Tunney Avenue) o Southern end of Route 35 NB (near West Colony Road) o Southern end of Route 35 NB (near Surf Road) o Northern end of Route 35 NB (near First Avenue) o Northern end of Route 35 SB (near First Avenue)

Streetscape Improvements: o Route 35 NB – MP 3.36 to MP 4.35, from Colony Road to north of First Avenue


Preliminary Engineering Phase (Completion: Feb. 2022)

Final Design Phase (Completion: May, 2022)

Construction (Start: September or October 2022)

For further information, please contact: David Glynn Roberts, AICP/PP, LLA Township Planner, Toms River Township 33 Washington Street PO Box 728 Toms River, NJ 08754-0728 (732)-341-1000, ext. 8354 or email: droberts@tomsrivertownship.com