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Bay Bridge Traffic Advisories

Date: 2013

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013

 

All work will be performed weather permitting.  The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals.  Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes. 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. 

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span.  Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up. 

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org.  Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov.  

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INCREASED WEEKEND TRAFFIC EXPECTED AT BAY BRIDGE
Motorists Advised to Travel Off-Peak, Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for Current Traffic Conditions

Due to the NASCAR races in Dover, De., and Wine Fest in Ocean City, Md., motorists should expect higher than normal traffic volumes Thursday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 29. The MDTA will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, implement two-way operations (when one lane of eastbound traffic travels on the westbound span) on the westbound span to help alleviate potential eastbound delays. For motorists' safety, two-way will NOT be implemented in inclement weather.

The MDTA encourages motorists to travel off-peak. The best times to travel this weekend are:
 

  • Friday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

Don't Wing It. Plan Ahead!
 

  • Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for 24/7 Bay Bridge traffic conditions.
  •  Visit baybridge.com to view traffic cameras at the Bay Bridge and to sign up for email alerts.
  • Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.
  • Ease your travel with E-ZPass. Visit ezpassmd.com to enroll on-line and for a list of E-ZPass "On the Go" retail locations.
  • Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.
  • For current toll rates, visit mdta.maryland.gov and click on Toll Rate Calculator. The cash toll rate for two-axle vehicles at the Bay Bridge is $6.

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!  For Statewide traffic conditions, visit md511.org.  For the most up-to-date information follow us on Twitter at TheMDTA or on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013

 

All work will be performed weather permitting.  The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals.  Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes. 

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

 

The westbound span may be closed  Monday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

The eastbound span may be closed  Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. 

Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up. 

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for Nascar Weekend:

·        Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore.  The best times to travel the Bay Bridge this weekend include:

  •          Friday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  •          Saturday before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  •          Sunday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION

CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org.  Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov. 

    

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INCREASED WEEKEND TRAFFIC EXPECTED AT BAY BRIDGE
Motorists Advised to Travel Off-Peak, Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for Current Traffic Conditions

Due to Sunfest in Ocean City, Md., motorists should expect higher than normal traffic volumes Thursday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 22. The MDTA will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, implement two-way operations (when one lane of eastbound traffic travels on the westbound span) on the westbound span to help alleviate potential eastbound delays. For motorists' safety, two-way will NOT be implemented in inclement weather.

The MDTA encourages motorists to travel off-peak. The best times to travel this weekend are:
 

  • Friday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

Don't Wing It. Plan Ahead!
 

  • Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for 24/7 Bay Bridge traffic conditions.
  •  Visit baybridge.com to view traffic cameras at the Bay Bridge and to sign up for email alerts.
  • Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.
  • Ease your travel with E-ZPass. Visit ezpassmd.com to enroll on-line and for a list of E-ZPass "On the Go" retail locations.
  • Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.
  • For current toll rates, visit mdta.maryland.gov and click on Toll Rate Calculator. The cash toll rate for two-axle vehicles at the Bay Bridge is $6.

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!  For Statewide traffic conditions, visit md511.org.  For the most up-to-date information follow us on Twitter at TheMDTA or on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013

 

All work will be performed weather permitting.  The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals.  Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes. 

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

 

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. 

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span.  Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up. 

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for the summer months:

·        Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore.  The best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends include:

  •          Friday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  •          Saturday before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  •          Sunday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION

CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org.  Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov. 

    

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