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MDTA Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts for MDTA Toll Facilities

Please use caution, reduce speeds and increase following distances when traveling on wet roads.  Turn on your lights to increase your visibility.

 

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and Bayspan 1-877-229-7726 for the latest updates.

On all MDTA bridges, wind warnings and restrictions would be implemented as outlined below:

  • Wind Warning (sustained wind speeds or wind gusts of 30-39 mph) 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) 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.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

There are no emergency alerts at this time.  In the event of an emergency important travel information will be posted to this blog and through our social media accounts.

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

For Immediate Release

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge - All Lanes Opened

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge all Lanes opened.  Expect delays as backups clear.  Thank you for your patience.

For Immediate Release

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge - Left Lane Opened Right Lane Closed

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge the left lane is open and the right lane is still closed due to a multi-vehicle accident.  Emergency personnel are on the scene.  Expect major delays.

For Immediate Release

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge - Both Lanes Closed

I-695 Northbound at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge both lanes are closed due to a two vehicle accident.  Emergency personnel are on the scene.  Expect major delays.

There are no emergency alerts at this time.  In the event of an emergency important travel information will be posted to this blog and through our social media accounts.

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

 

Southbound I-95 Exit 56 (Keith Avenue) has reopened from earlier truck fuel spill.  Expect delays until back ups clear.

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

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.