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Route 52 Causeway Bridge Somers Point
GATEWAY TO ALL POINTS GREAT
Start Your Somers Point Home Search Here! Somers Point located on the Greate Egg Harbor Bay, and is the gate keeper for Ocean City and all shore points south. Its a small city, approximately 12,000 residents. Its charm is rooted in its people. The natural beauty of miles of epic bay views, Somers Point is always vibrant. There is still the lore an the old bay village that once was. The days of Native Americans, shipbuilders, and its commercial fisherman have been supplanted by the new energy of bay condos, sport fisherman marinas, and bay-side restaurants.
THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE
AKA Route 52, the Howard S. Stainton Memorial Causeway (aka the 9th Street Bridge) the span links Somers Point to Ocean City. The 2.7 mile causeway bridge crosses over Great Egg Harbor Bay on a high-level bridge and then the longer lower Rainbow Harbor Channel. After crossing the Rainbow Harbor Channel, the roadway crosses over the Great Egg Harbor Thoroughfare (part of the Intracoastal Waterway) and then a ship channel on another high-level bridge, where the route enters Somers Point. The entire causeway bridge was reconstructed and finished in 2012 at a cost reported cost of 400 million.
SOMERS POINT EDUCATION
Students in Kindergarten through eighth grade are served by the Somers Point Public Schools. Schools in the district are the New York Avenue Pre-School, Dawes Avenue School serving students in grades K-6, and Jordan Road Middle School serving students Pre-K through 8th grade. Students in public school for grades 9 – 12 attend the Mainland Regional High School, which also serves students from Linwwod and Northfield. The high school is located in Linwood. St. Joseph Regional School is a K-8 Catholic School.
SHORE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
Shore Memorial Medical Center is a modern 380-bed medical facility and is Somers Point’s largest employer.
- 1,500 Employees
- More than 370 Physicians
- Accredited by the Joint Commission
- Certified by the Joint Commission with a Gold Seal of Approval as a Primary Stroke Center
- Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services
- Shore Medical Center has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Spine Surgery and for its Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Programs
- Member of New Jersey Hospital Association, Voluntary Hospitals of America
- Member of the Planetree Network
With Shore Memorial at the center, many satellite medical related businesses small and large have made Somers Point home for professional offices.
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