TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend in New Jersey as people celebrate the final weekend of the summer tourism season.
Gov. Chris Christie on Friday plans to visit Seaside Heights and Point Pleasant Beach, where merchants are reporting a better summer nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy.
AAA Mid-Atlantic projects more than 1 million New Jerseyans plan to travel 50 miles or more from home this weekend. That’s up 1 percent from last year.
The average gasoline price in New Jersey is $3.26 a gallon for regular, down from $3.51 last Labor Day.
Construction is suspended along the George Washington and Bayonne bridges.
The Port Authority projects more than 2.5 million travelers will cross its bridges and tunnels throughout the weekend.