Flooding closes roads in Bay Head

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Streets in Bay Head were closed through Thursday evening due to back bay flooding. [COURTESY OF WILLIAM HOFFMAN]

BAY HEAD — Various streets throughout the borough remain closed Thursday evening due to back bay flooding that occurred this afternoon, officials said.

Bridge Avenue in the center of town is closed, along with portions of Osborne Avenue and  Lake Avenue is impassable all ways, confirmed William A. Hoffman, Bay Head Chief of Police. 

Mr. Hoffman told The Ocean Star, “everything is shut down; we’re going to be shut down for hours.”

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The last high tide in Barnegat Bay was at 6:08 p.m., the next high tide will be at 6:19 a.m.

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