Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said at a press conference Tuesday morning that all travel restrictions in Baltimore City are lifted at noon today.
Parking restrictions in Fells Point are also lifted at noon, except for streets closed due to flooding. The Inner Harbor, pictured above, also took on flood water.
Rawlings-Blake said that Baltimore City government offices will all open beginning Wednesday, operating on normal schedules. The Charm City Circulator will resume regular service tomorrow as well.
According to a statement from the Mayor's office, Hurricane Sandy dropped six and a half inches of rain on the city and brought wind gusts up to 67 miles per hour. As of Tuesday morning, the City has received reports of more than 230 trees down — more than half of which have fallen on local roads.
The Mayor's office is asking residents to call 311 with reports of downed trees and other storm related damage. Residents can also report downed trees by downloading Baltimore’s 311 Mobile App from the Mayor’s Twitter Page: @MayorSRB.
As of 11:30 a.m. this morning, BGE had 183,364 reported power outages, including 14,931 in Baltimore City and 48,995 in Baltimore County. BGE's map of outages can be found here.
For Baltimore residents in need of shelter, three locations, the War Memorial Building, Lexington and Gay Streets; the Oliver Community Center, 1400 East Federal Street; and Forest Park High School, 3701 Eldorado Avenue; will remain open tonight.