OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — If you’re heading to Ocean City, you may notice one of the ferris wheels is no longer there.
Last month, the Town Council told Trimper Rides the Ferris wheel violates a zoning code going over the property line. They called it a safety hazard, so the company was forced to start taking the wheel down, piece by piece.READ MORE: Ladew Topiary Gardens’ Butterfly House Showcases Over 20 Native Butterfly Species
It took about five days to complete. The amusement park estimates it will cost more than $100,000 to move the Ferris wheel. No word on whether Trimpers will try to bring the attraction back next year.READ MORE: DeAllen Price of District Heights Indicted For Allegedly Killing Transgender Woman, Tavahn Ashton
Correction: In an earlier version of this story we used a photo of another ferris wheel in Ocean City, the Jolly Rogers Giant Wheel. That ferris wheel remains along the boardwalk. We apologize for this error.
This story was originally posted on June 14, 2021.MORE NEWS: ‘Our Numbers Are Up About 500%’ Maryland Pushes To Vaccinate As Covid Delta Variant Spreads; Still No Plans For Another Mask Mandate