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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/ 9/2011

Ocean City gets all-wood boardwalk

By Associated Press

The Ocean City Town Council has voted to rebuild the resort’s deteriorating boardwalk with an all-wood deck.

The 5-2 vote on Monday means a two-year, multimillion-dollar renovation project will start this year.

A proposal that was rejected would have added a concrete center lane for trams. But City Engineer Terry McGean says the reconstructed boardwalk will have a concrete substructure.

In a recent online questionnaire, filled out by people in 2,000 cities and more than 25 countries, 51 percent favored keeping an all-wood surface for the boardwalk.

Work is set to begin in the fall, after the high tourist season ends. It’s expected to be finished in 2013.

By Associated Press  | March 9, 2011; 10:22 AM ET
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Comments

Its called a "boardwalk" not a "concretewalk".

Posted by: DCFanatic | March 9, 2011 6:32 PM | Report abuse

How about a 'Cardboard Run'?....it'd be a lot cheaper!

Posted by: OldSalt8 | March 9, 2011 8:56 PM | Report abuse

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