August 16, 2013

Facility: Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures
and Traffic Patterns
Scheduled for the
Week of August 18 - 24, 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. 


The westbound span may be closed  Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 11 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Tuesday 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. 

Monday through Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., the right lane of the westbound span will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.  Weather-permitting, two-way operations will not be implemented until after the westbound right lane opens to traffic.

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.