Worcester County Sheriff's Office

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Special Event Zone in Ocean City, Maryland May 20- 23, 2021


Please take extra care when traveling in or near the surrounding area of Ocean City, Maryland during May 20-23, 2021.  It has been annouced to be designated as a Special Event Zone during that time period.

The Special Event Zone reduces established speed limits in the zone and increases fines for violations. In addition, penalties have been increased for specific motor vehicle violations. Similar to a construction zone, violators will face increased fines, or in some cases, arrest.

Citizens should expect to see a large police presence from multiple local agencies. Significant traffic congestion and alternate traffic patterns is expected throughout the weekend.

For more details go to: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/police/special-event-zone/

Stay safe!