WBOC NewsWatcher submitted this photo of 6th Street Bayside in Ocean City, Oct. 29, 2012.
OCEAN CITY, Md.- Town of Ocean City and Maryland State Highway Administration officials have reopened Coastal Highway at 17th Street south to North Division Street. In addition, the Route 50 bridge is now back open to all traffic.
Town officials said residents and businesses that want to discard storm-related debris can place debris on the curb, where citizens normally place trash (out of the way of driveways, street ways and fire hydrants) and Public Works employees will conduct pickup through 5 p.m. on Nov. 6. In addition, the Transportation Department has returned to its normal winter schedule and is providing service to non-restricted areas.
Transportation is being provided to citizens who were relocated to area shelters and returning them to Ocean City. Residents should be reminded that trash pick-up will resume Thursday, Nov. 1. Trash is scheduled to be picked up on Thursday, Nov. 1, for those who are normally receive pick-up on Monday and Friday, Nov. 2, for those who normally receive pick-up on Tuesday.
Currently, there is no need for volunteer services. However, members of the public with questions, inquiries or concerns may contact the town's communications office at (410) 289-8967. If you have a question or concern about the changes in your trash collection, contact the Public Works Department during business hours at (410) 524-7715. In addition, those who wish to receive more information for the offered transportation services my call Ocean City Transportation at (410) 723-1606 or Shore Transit at (443) 260-2300.