OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City’s fishing pier has been damaged by the winter storm that passed through the region.
Bayshore Marine Construction recently rebuilt the pier after damage from Hurricane Sandy. Now the company says strong waves and wind from this week’s storm snapped seven pylons at the end of the pier.READ MORE: Investigation Underway Following Fatal Car Fire In Baltimore City
The pier is still standing but remains closed. Most of the damaged pylons washed up on the beach.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 700 New Cases & 10 Deaths Reported Sunday
Coast Guard officials say they have been receiving calls about damage since Thursday night.
Hurricane Sandy partially destroyed the pier in 2012. It was rebuilt and reopened in May. At the time, officials said the new pier is stronger and can withstand high wind speeds.MORE NEWS: Walk To End Alzheimer's Saturday In Cockeysville Aims to Raise Awareness
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