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Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns Scheduled for the Week of Aug. 26 – 29

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Aug. 26 – 29

                                                                                              

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

 

REMINDER: Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

 

The eastbound span may be closed Sunday from midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closure.

 

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 10 p.m. to 5 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 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 Wednesday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

 

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

  • Thursday – before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m.
  • Friday – before 7 a.m. and after 9 p.m.
  • Saturday – before 8 a.m. and after 6 p.m.
  • Sunday – before 8 a.m. and after midnight
  • Labor Day Monday – before 10 a.m. and after midnight      

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit Baybridge.com.

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