A project to replace the Ocean City Boardwalk between Sixth and Seventh streets is near complete. The work is part of a multiyear effort to build a new boardwalk between Fifth and 12th streets.The final push to complete a boardwalk reconstruction project between Sixth and Seventh streets is continuing, and on Wednesday all lampposts along the stretch were reinstalled.Runners, walkers and cyclists are anxious for the completion of the work and the restoration of the full length of the boardwalk. They have been detoured for two blocks (between Fifth and Seventh streets) since October._____Sign up for free daily news updates from Ocean City._____It appears that filling some narrow gaps between sections of decking and re-installing railings are the only tasks remaining. The project was expected to be complete by the end of March but is running well ahead of schedule.The work is part of a multiyear effort to rebuild the boardwalk between Fifth Street and 12 Street. The project will continue next winter with crews working between Seventh Street and Ninth Street.Read more: Boardwalk Reconstruction Project Near Complete in Ocean City.