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Dorset Avenue Bridge closed to No. 505 Bus travel until further notice

December 3, 2004

VENTNOR, NJ To accommodate customers on the No. 505 Bus, who were displaced due to emergency repair work on the Dorset Avenue Bridge, NJ TRANSIT will implement a shuttle bus service beginning tomorrow, December 4, until further notice.

The closure of the Dorset Avenue Bridge to bus traffic on Thursday affects customers traveling to or from Wellington Avenue and Dorset Avenue. These customers may use the Dorset Avenue Bridge shuttle bus service, which will operate between Atlantic and Boston avenues in Atlantic City, Ventnor Plaza Shopping Center and Dorset and Calvert avenues in Ventnor.

Shuttle buses will run every 40 minutes between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., daily. Customers should inform bus operators that they intend to use the shuttle service to receive a free continuing trip ticket.

Customers traveling between Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate, and Longport along Atlantic and Ventnor avenues will not be affected by this bridge restriction and do not need to transfer to the shuttle bus.

For further information, customers may visit or call 1 (800) 772-2222.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 752,600 daily trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 163 rail stations, 52 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.