Ocean City’s 34th Street Bridge will be closed overnight Thursday into early Friday morning. City officials announced that the bridge will be completely closed to traffic so concrete can be poured as part of a re-decking of the bridge. The current single lane traffic pattern will resume Friday morning.
Ocean City Councilman Mike DeVileger announced that he will be hosting a meeting for the First Ward of Ocean City on January 6th at the Ocean City Free Public Library. DeVileger says various capital improvement projects for the Ward will be discussed at the meeting, with no formal action to be taken.
A huge win for the Wildwood Catholic boys’ basketball team Saturday at the Ocean City PBA Tipoff Weekend event in Ocean City. Wildwood Catholic defeated Teaneck, 69-52 with Caleb Fields scoring 21 points. Teaneck came into the game ranked in the preseason Top 20 by NJ.com. For more on this game, see Brian Cunniff’s report…
Another closure involving the 34th Street Bridge in Ocean City Thursday night, into Friday morning. City officials say the county will close the bridge in order to conduct re-decking construction. The single-lane traffic pattern currently in effect will resume Friday morning, after the closure.
A major effort by the Ocean City High School swimming team to help families in need this holiday season. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that the team has completed an effort to get gift cards, clothes, toiletries and other items for two families in our region to help them have a better holiday season. The program was…
Ocean City plans to accept bids by December 19th on a drainage project in the community. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that bids are due by December 19th for some drainage work between First Street and Eighth Street in the community. The construction project will begin early in the new year.
Ocean City officials have announced that a road construction project on Ninth Street heading towards the ocean has been postponed until after the holiday season. The contractor was expected to begin work on the project on Tuesday, December 12th but now that work will begin in early 2018.
One of the biggest events of the weekend at the Jersey Shore was a model train show at the Ocean City Music Pier. Train enthusiasts were able to get great deals on model train merchandise from dozens of vendors throughout the mid-Atlantic region during the two day event.
Ocean City’s boardwalk demolition will continue in December. Mayor Jay Gillian reports that the boards have been removed from 10th to 12th streets in advance of new pilings and a new boardwalk surface. The beach fill project currently underway and could wrap up by Christmas.
Ocean City needs residents to fill positions on various boards and committees. The city announced that it’s seeking applicants for its Zoning Board, Shade Tree Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and other boards. Applications to apply by city residents are due before December 15th.