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Officials Celebrate Oceanic Opening [Video]

The Oceanic Bridge, which connects Rumson and Middletown, reopened Friday after being closed seven months for repairs.

After seven months of repair work and a gathering, replete with speeches and ribbon cutting, the historic did something this morning it hasn’t done all those months — it opened.

Officials, dignitaries and residents of both and Middletown stood right at the foot of the revamped 98-foot moveable portion of the bridge that serves many surrounding communities as horns sounded and each side of the freshly painted green drawbridge rose, marking the official opening of the span to traffic.

Elaine Van Develde wrote this intro and contributed to this report.

Marjorie Smith May 19, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Great video!
Len Dunikoski, GRI May 20, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Great photography and great editing- thank you! Having the bridge open again is such a positive thing for our towns.

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