For Immediate Release
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Travel Ban and Curfew Issued
The Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness has issued a countywide travel ban, effective at midnight, October 28, 2012. The travel ban restricts travel on all county and municipal roadways. Only vehicles transporting essential personnel or those who provide essential public services including police, fire, EMS and authorized emergency management personnel will be permitted on roadways until this ban is lifted.
As another protective measure, a curfew is in effective as of 6 PM this evening through 6 AM on Monday, October 29 for the barrier islands. This includes the towns of Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport.
Residents who experience power outages should report them to Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476. Residents in need of assistance should first call their local office of emergency preparedness. Contacts numbers are available at www.ReadyAtlantic.org and in the Verizon phone book.
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