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Portions of Deal Island WMA Temporarily Closed
Due to construction on a boat ramp and parking area, portions of Deal Island Wildlife Management Area in Somerset County are temporary closed. The area accessed via Riley Roberts Road will be accessible between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays only. The area will remain closed all day on weekends. Construction is expected to end by Sept. 28. All other sections of the WMA remain open for public use.
August 4, 2005
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