Route 50 Into Ocean City:
Going North of 9th Street
Go Under The Bridge To Avoid Traffic!
Many tourist and locals alike often like to enter Ocean City during
the Summer Season via Route 50 only to find Traffic at a stand still. And let’s face
it nobody wants to start their vacation sitting in traffic! And why we
cant change the Route 50 Drawbridge schedule we can tell you what
most locals know to avoid traffic. Now if you are staying downtown on your way
to your hotel this Tip wont help immediately. But may help as you venture
around town and West O.C. and sure you will use it! Locals Know More
recommends you get in the right lane before you cross the route 50 bridge and
upon exiting the bridge merge to your right and take the first right on to Talbot St.
Then go 1 block make right onto South St.Louis. You will come up on a stop sign
turn left onto Caroline and go around under the bridge. Turn left onto
North St. Louis Avenue. You will now be able to go all the way from
Division Street to 17th street, in little or no car traffic. Just turn up any of
the red lighted streets for easy access to downtown areas or all the to 17th
street for North Ocean City access!
Please maintain a residential speed and watch for pedestrian as there are a lot
of apartments in this area.
Note: You will also go past the Downtown Recreation Skateboard Park.