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Maryland 511 - Know before you go!

Emergency Information

For statewide travel information, including travel times, incident or work lane closures on State maintained roadways, weather reports and connections to transit, airport and tourism information.

Wind Warnings and Restrictions

Wind Warning
Sustained wind speeds or wind gusts of 30-39 mph
When wind warnings are in effect, operators of house trailers, box trailers, motorcycles, vehicles with roof-mount racks containing cargo or any other vehicle that may be subject to high winds are advised to use caution while traveling across the bridge.
Wind Restriction I
Sustained wind speeds or wind gusts of 40-49 mph
When wind restrictions are implemented, house trailers, empty box trailers or any vehicle that, in the opinion of law-enforcement personnel, may not safely cross the bridge will be prohibited from traveling the bridge. Motorists who are denied passage will be assisted with safely turning around.
Wind Restriction II
Sustained wind speeds or wind gusts exceeding 50 mph
Only automobiles, pickup trucks, flatbed trailers, commercial buses and heavy-laden tractor/trailers are permitted to cross the bridge. Tractor-box trailer combinations will not be permitted to cross any bridge if the gross weight is less than 64,000 pounds.
Traffic Holds/Bridge Closure
Sustained wind speeds or wind gusts exceeding 55 mph
In the event of a sudden increase of sustained wind speeds or wind gusts that could jeopardize life or property, the MDTA may elect to discontinue the movement of traffic across the bridge.