County Route 55
is a county highway
in Monmouth County
, New Jersey
, locally known as Hall's Mill Road
south of Route 33 Business
and as Kosloski Road
north of Route 33 Business.
Hall's Mill Road carries the CR 55 designation starting at the intersection of Willowbrook Road (just north of Route 33
) in Freehold Township
. From there, the highway extends north to Marlboro Road (Route 79
) in East Freehold
. CR 55 is the north–south bypass of Freehold and U.S. Route 9
. Recent construction extended CR 55's original length further north by about from its original north end at Colts Neck Road (CR 537
) to Route 79
.County Roads Straight Line Diagrams
, Prepared by the Monmouth County Planning Board, April 10, 2006. The four-lane highway has an overpass that allows for a U-turn and left turn from CR 537 westbound. South of CR 537
, the highway is dualized with a grassy median and very limited driveways. An overpass with Route 33 Business
was opened to drivers in May 2006. The overpass eliminated the traffic light along the CR 55 alignment and allows for free flow of traffic.
Construction began in the summer of 1978 on what was then known as the "East Freehold Road Realignment", which was to both serve as a bypass route for Freehold and as access to several county facilities in the area. Sharp curves were eliminated, and residential areas such as Weaverville were bypassed. On March 8, 1980, the Board of Chosen......