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Bivalve Directions

Directions to Bivalve, NJ: A. J. Meerwald’s Homeport

 

From Philadelphia or North

Cross the Walt Whitman Bridge and take Rt. 42 South – also called N/S freeway – toward Atlantic City, (or Ben Franklin to Rt. 676 to 42 South, or Rt. 295 to 42 South). From 42 South exit onto Rt. 55 South and follow it all the way to its end. This will put you on Rt. 47 South. Continue to the second traffic light (WaWa and Campbell’s Texaco on the corners) and turn right. (Just before the light you will pass a fork in the road, Keep right!). You are now on the Mauricetown Causeway and will cross the Maurice River and continue for about 2 miles to a ‘T’ intersection; turn left. Continue for another 2 miles or so to another ‘T’ intersection and turn right. You are now headed west on Main St., Port Norris (Rt. 553). Pass Newcomb’s grocery on your right and make a left onto High Street. Proceed as described below to BDP or Rutgers.

 

From Cape May or South

Travel Rt. 47 North – Delsea Drive – to traffic light in Bricksboro (8 miles South of Millville). Look for WaWa and Campbell’s Texaco on corners and turn left. You are now on the Mauricetown Causeway and will cross the Maurice River and continue for about 2 miles to a ‘T’ intersection; turn left. Continue for another 2 miles or so to another ‘T’ intersection and turn right. You are now headed west on Main St., Port Norris (Rt. 553). Pass Newcomb’s grocery on your right and make a left onto High Street. Proceed as described below to BDP or Rutgers.

 

From Atlantic City and East

Take Rt. 322/40 West towards Mays Landing. At Mays Landing turn left at traffic light onto Rt. 50 South (Mobile station on corner). Follow Rt. 50 South to Tuckahoe. Turn right at yellow blinking light on to Rt. 49 West. Take left fork onto Rt. 548 East, following signs for Port Elizabeth. At ‘T’ intersection, turn left onto Rt. 47 South. Continue to the first traffic light (WaWa and Campbell’s Texaco on corners) and turn right. (Just before the light you will pass a fork in the road, Keep right!) You are now on the Mauricetown Causeway and will cross the Maurice River and continue for about 2 miles to a ‘T’ intersection; turn left. Continue for another 2 miles or so to another ‘T’ intersection and turn right. You are now headed west on Main St., Port Norris (Rt. 553). Pass Newcomb’s grocery on your right and make a left onto High Street. Proceed as described below to BDP or Rutgers.

 

From Salem, Bridgeton or West

Take Rt. 49 East to Pearl St. in downtown Bridgeton. Turn right at Bus station/Tourist Center. Follow road to Fairton where you need to take a sharp right at the C-Mart. You are now on Rt. 553. Follow Rt. 553 through Cedarville, Newport, and Dividing Creek. When you come to Port Norris, turn right onto High Street. Proceed as described below to BDP or Laboratory.

 

Bayshore Center at Bivalve & Schooner AJ MEERWALD

Proceed down High Street. You will pass Bateman’s on the right; to your left is a flagpole and just past that is a white house with a large Bayshore Discovery Project sign on the front of the building. Pull into clamshell “driveway” just past the building and follow signs for “Schooner Parking.”

 

Haskin Shellfish Research Lab & Library Proceed through marsh and make first left onto Miller Ave. The Haskin Lab will be on your right.

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