The Town of Ocean City has now stopped transportation services. Due to severe flooding in the downtown area, Ocean City police will be beginning a hard road closure south of 62nd Street immediately. Residents and visitors who did not voluntarily evacuate and wish to do so can utilize the Convention Center or Northside Park as transfer areas. The Town of Ocean City will provide transportation from those locations to designated Worcester County shelters.
Delmarva Power has informed Town of Ocean City officials that they are taking proactive actions in order to protect the Ocean City electric grid, two circuits. Power will be turned off in all areas south of 2nd Street to the inlet and oceanside locations south of 11th Street between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Avenue. The Town of Ocean City will continue to update citizens of utility outages as frequently as possible.
During the storm, the Town of Ocean City will be posting storm related information on various websites, social media outlets, through the GovDelivery system and the television access channel. Citizens are asked to tune into Ocean City’s Government Access Channel (4 & 15) for further detailed information or advisories. To subscribe to GovDelivery, visit the “City Wide Alerts” tab on the Town of Ocean City’s website at http://oceancitymd.gov. Residents with questions or concerns can contact 410.289.8967.
The next scheduled update is expected at approximately 3 p.m. today October 29.