May 10, 2013
Contact: John Sales
Facility: (US 50/301) Bay Bridge
Bay Bridge (US 50/301)
Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns
Scheduled for the Week of May 12 – 18, 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 Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. , Tuesday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Friday 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.
On Tuesday from approximately 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., periodic 10-15 minute traffic drags, during which police will bring vehicles to a reduced pace prior to the work zone, are scheduled on eastbound and westbound US 50 between Exits 38 and 39 (Eastern Shore prior to bridge) for installation of an overhead message sign.
One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday 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.
REMINDER: NEW lane markings and rumble strips have been installed on the westbound span. Lane changes between the left and center lanes are PROHIBITED for the entire span.
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