OCEAN CITY, Md. - Officials have reopened all roads in Ocean City. That's after both the Route 50 bridge and Route 90 bridge being closed Monday. The inlet parking lot is still closed.
In a Tuesday morning press conference, officials said that residents can put storm debris curbside. It will be picked up everyday, no through next Tuesday.
Residents who were relocated during the storm, are returning to their homes.
Trash pick-up will start again on Thursday, for those who usually have Monday pick-up, and Friday for those who usually have Tuesday pick-up. If you have a question or concern about the changes in your trash collection, please contact the Public Works Department during business hours at 410.524.7715.
Ocean City is assessing the damage that Sandy has done. Monday evening, the Route 90 Bridge was also closed but re-opened a few hours later, and is still open.
As of now, the United States Coast Guard has restricted all access to the bay, other than emergency and rescue boats. Delmarva Power has turned back on the two circuits that they de-energized, downtown, Monday. Officials say that initial reports show that there is severe loss of the Ocean City Fishing Pier. Since Monday, emergency personnel responded to 231 calls, and relocated 49 citizens.