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Update: Salisbury Lifts Civil Emergency, Curfew

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SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has lifted a civil emergency and curfew for the city. The mayor's decision was announced shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The curfew, which had been in effect since Monday night, prohibited any person or persons from walking, standing, loitering or driving on city streets and roads, with the exception of authorized emergency personnel. 

Although the curfew has been lifted, residents are asked to reduce their driving Tuesday so the Department of Public Works crews can clean up debris from the roadways.

In related news for Tuesday:

  • Residents are asked to take alternative routes around Fitzwater Street, Delaware Avenue and Lake Street until water recedes.
  • Structural engineers will inspect bridges, dams, and the City Marina
  • Wednesday trash pick-up on schedule 
  • Tuesday trash pick-up next week - residents can put out as much as they need due to the cancelled pick-up today 
  • Salisbury Zoo is closed until water recedes 
  • High tide is at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday 
  • Trick or Treat events are permitted for Wednesday, Oct. 31, throughout the city from 6-8 p.m.

Contact information for city departments:

  • Salisbury Public Works – (410) 548-3177
  • Salisbury Police Department – (410) 548-3165
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