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Assateague Island to be Closed Before Hurricane Sandy


BERLIN, Md.- Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.

All camping will be closed by 11 a.m. Saturday. The over sand vehicle route will close by 7 p.m. Saturday.

The seashore and park will close at noon Sunday to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic. This closure will remain in effect at least through Tuesday. Assessments will be made at that time to consider when re-opening may occur.

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