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Sand Dunes & Sea Wall Protect Ocean City

November 18, 2012

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Much of the Ocean City, Maryland, boardwalk would have been damaged — if not destroyed — by Hurricane Sandy in early November, if not for the solid sea wall. What if the waves had been significantly higher . . . ?   I believe that much of the New Jersey shoreline damaged in the hurricane […]

Ocean City Survived Hurricane Sandy With Relatively Light Damage

October 30, 2012

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UPDATE — SURREAL AFTER-THE-STORM PHOTOS FROM OCEAN CITY AT WORK IN PROGRESS Today is a good day to give thanks to God. The Eastern Shore of Maryland has come through Hurricane Sandy with no reported fatalities on the Shore. The Route 50 Bridge and the Route 90 Bridge are open. Public transportation is being restored […]

A New Route 50 Bridge Would Add Jobs, Tourists

September 23, 2010

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A neighbor has asked about plans for construction of a modern Route 50 Bridge into downtown Ocean City, Maryland. Her question prompted me to do a little bit of “outside-the-box” thinking. The State Highway Administration has settled on “Option 5A,” a new parallel span over the Sinepuxent Bay from West Ocean City to downtown Ocean […]