Driving Restrictions and Road Closures

Not only has Hurricane Sandy caused schools and businesses to shut down, many roadways are now closed and driving restrictions are being enforced.

By Kelly Bayliss and David Chang
|  Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012  |  Updated 6:20 PM EDT
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NBC10's Christine Maddela gives you the latest on the roadways.

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NBC10's Christine Maddela gives you the latest on the roadways.

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Hurricane Sandy has caused schools and businesses to shut down, and now, many roadways are closed and driving restrictions are being enforced.

As of 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday:

Ocean City, NJ will allow access to the island starting at noon today. People entering the island must show proof of residency and/or property ownership.

The Longport/Somers Point causeway is still closed due to debris on the roadway. Drivers should use Route 52(Ninth Street) and Roosevelt Boulevard (34th Street) instead.

The Ocean City-Longport Bridge is closed due to road closures leading to bridge on Longport side

Ocean City-Longport  Road is closed as a result  of debris and road damage
 
Ocean Drive (CR619) from 4th Avenue to Townsends Inlet Bridge in Avalon is closed indefinitely because the roadway was severely damaged and portions of the roadway have washed away
 
Ocean Drive (CR619) from 29th Street in Sea Isle City to 56th Street in Ocean City is closed due to sand covering the roadway and damage to the roadway.
 
Portions of Beach Drive (CR604) in Cape May City are closed due to sand covering the road.


We'll keep you updated with the latest closures and restrictions as Sandy moves into the area.

 


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