Ventnor reopens to residents, business owners

November 2, 2012 12:37:31 PM PDT
Ventnor residents and business owners are allowed to return to the city following an evacuation imposed for Hurricane Sandy.

Starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday, those residents and business owners were allowed in the city, but only with identification.

Contractors and insurance adjusters are not allowed in the city until 6 a.m. on Saturday, November 3rd.

Meanwhile, the city will remain under a curfew starting 6 p.m. Friday and lasting until 6 a.m. Saturday.

Police will be posted at the following checkpoints:

- Jackson and Atlantic

- Fredricksburg and Atlantic

- Wellington and West End Avenue

The mandatory curfew has been lifted for Brigantine, Atlantic City, Margate and Longport after conferring with their respective chiefs of police.

All access roadways to the barrier island communities are open to motorists with the exception of the Longport Boulevard.