Construction crews have advanced work on both sides of the Route 52 Causeway, reopening two critical portions of local roadways that will provide increased travel capacity between Somers Point and Ocean City for the summer season.
The reopenings will benefit residents, business owners and visitors as work on the $400 million causeway replacement project continues through the summer and into next year.
In Ocean City, a second lane on 9th Street northbound has reopened between West Avenue and Bay Avenue to provide two travel lanes heading onto the causeway. Reconstruction of the rightmost 9th Street northbound lane continues. When that work is completed in June, 9th Street will then provide two travel lanes in each direction with an additional center left-turn lane shared by traffic in both directions.