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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reopened
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Reopened

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge (US 50/301) has reopened and is operating under PHASE II WIND RESTRICTIONS due to sustained winds of 42-45 mph and wind gusts of 53 mph.

 House trailers, empty box trailers, campers, recreational vehicles, hitch trailers with sides or any vehicle that may not safely cross the bridge are prohibited from traveling the bridge.

 If sustained winds exceed 50 mph, only automobiles, pickups trucks, flatbed trailers, commercial busses and heavy laden tractor trailers will be permitted to cross the bridge. Tractor-box trailers weighing less than 64,000 pounds will not be permitted to cross. If sustained wind speeds reach 55 mph, the Bay Bridge will be closed.

 Motorists may access statewide travel information including traffic and weather conditions at www.MD511.org or calling 511.

24/7 Bay Bridge traffic conditions are available by calling the BAYSPAN Hotline at 1-877-229-7726.


The above information is from Lesli Leath.


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