Both lanes on Ocean City’s 34th Street Bridge are expected to be open again come Thursday. City officials say the regular traffic pattern should be back in time for the Spring Block Party weekend. The bridge work is one of many capital projects underway in the city.
Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian says March’s lousy weather has delayed the completion of some construction projects in the city. Gillian notes that the County’s work on the 34th Street Bridge will be completed by the beginning of May, and a Four Ward Drainage Project paving project should begin on Wednesday.
Ocean City has finally reached a settlement on the acquisition of the former Getty gasoline station at Ninth and Bay avenues. City officials announced that the deal was wrapped up last Wednesday. The city intends to landscape the area and will make it a new park in advance of the summer season.
A major reconstruction project on the Roosevelt Boulevard Bridge between Ocean City and Upper Township is nearing completion. The bridge is expected to be closed during the overnight hours next week so concrete medians can be removed. The rough surface on the current bridge deck is unfinished, and will be made smoother before the project…
A relatively new boardwalk attraction in Ocean City is getting a major facelift. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Gale Force roller coaster is getting new track since the previous ride was too bumpy for passengers to enjoy. The ride manufacturer is upgrading the track free of charge.
Ocean City has locked down a date for its town-wide meeting to discuss future dredging projects. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the meeting will be held at the Ocean City Tabernacle on Saturday, April 28th. Engineers will be present to discuss the project.
Ocean City has scheduled a town hall meeting to discuss a dredging program next month. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the meeting will be held on April 28th at the Ocean City Tabernacle. City officials will discuss this year’s dredging plan and long-term initiatives.
Some Ocean City High School sports stars have picked colleges to continue their academic and athletic careers. Football star Harry Pfeifle will play at Farleigh Dickinson-Florham; runner Mickey Baker will continue her career at Monmouth; lacrosse star Danielle Donoghue will play in two years at Mount Saint Mary’s, and soccer stair Josiah Nistorenko will play…
A 42 year old Ocean City man is the latest individual to plead guilty in connection with a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has infiltrated in the public sector. Richard McCallister was in court Monday and pleaded guilty for his role in the scheme. McCallister teaches in the Pleasantville school district. He now must…
Ocean City has backed off its planned acquisition of a former Exxon gas station, for now. City officials announced that the property owner wants far more than the appraised value for the property and the two sides could not come to an agreement. The city has also withdrawn its condemnation complaint.