Traffic pattern, parking changes announced for OC Air Show, Ravens Roost Parade

Traffic pattern, parking changes announced for OC Air Show, Ravens Roost Parade Jun 11th 2010

West OC Park & Ride to offer express shuttle to Air Show

Ocean City, MD – The O.C. Air Show and the Ravens Roost annual parade on Saturday, June 5, will fill the area of Baltimore Avenue from 15th Street to 27th Street with activity. Traffic pattern changes will be in effect as a result. The Ravens Roost parade will march in the southbound lanes of Baltimore Avenue from 19th Street to 33th Street starting at 10 a.m. and running until approximately 12 noon. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, the southbound lanes of Baltimore Avenue from 33rd to 16th streets will be closed to traffic. Also, 16th Street, 17th Street, 18th Street, 19th Street and 26th Street will be closed between Baltimore Avenue and Philadelphia Avenue. To accommodate the altered traffic patterns, parking will be prohibited from 8 a.m. until 12 noon on the following streets: 16th Street between Baltimore and Philadelphia Avenues, 18th Street between Baltimore and Philadelphia Avenues, 19th Street between Baltimore and Philadelphia Avenues, and southbound Baltimore Avenue from 15th to 27th Streets. Parking also will be restricted on side streets between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Avenue in the vicinity of 12th through 20th Streets for air show exhibits. The 100 block of 17th Street also will be closed during the entire event. With very limited parking in the vicinity, visitors attending the O.C. Air Show from the north and south of town are strongly encouraged to ride town buses. Bus fare is $2 ride-all-day. Visitors attending the O.C. Air Show from the west of town should take advantage of Town of Ocean City buses that will offer direct service from the West Ocean City Park and Ride to Baltimore Avenue and 17th Street every 30 minutes, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 4-6. This direct service will cost $2, ride-all-day. There will be

NO express shuttle service this year from the Convention Center.

For more information about bus service to and from the air show, call the Transportation Division at 410-723-1606.