Officials tell public to expect closures and heavy traffic for Ocean City Air Show

OCEAN CITY, Md. - OCEAN CITY, Md. - Officials say that the town of Ocean City should expect closures and heavy traffic during the Air Show.

Since the 10th annual Ocean City Air Show is in a couple of days, the town of Ocean City is reminding residents and visitors to expect closures and traffic delays. Streets near the show center will close to public car traffic on Thursday evening, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. Streets set for closure include:

  • 12th Street northward through 20th Street
  • 15th Street through 18th Street will completely close from Baltimore Avenue eastward to the Boardwalk
  • 12th Street, 13th Street, 14th Street, 19th Street and 20th Street will be partial closures of varying length from the Boardwalk westward.

Officials say that non-air show allowed cars parked within these areas during the active closure will be towed at the owner's expense. The Boardwalk Playground will also be closed to accommodate the town's mobile operations center, OC1.

The Ocean City Police Department is also reminding people to expect heavy traffic, specifically, in the downtown area from the Route 50 bridge to 33rd street daily from 11 a.m until 5 p.m. Police recommend people to use the "Beach Bus" which will have busses shuttle guests from the Park and Ride from 10 a.m until 6 p.m. The shuttle will take guests from the Park and Ride to 17th street.

Officials say that the event is open to everyone on Saturday June 17 and Saturday, June 18 with a live performance scheduled from noon until 4 p.m.

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