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Date: May 17, 2013

 

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of May 19 - 25, 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 and Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 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 through Wednesday 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.

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

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The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of May 20, 21 and 22, 2013, for concrete roadway work, priority lighting repairs and maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following mornings.

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of May 22, 2013, for concrete roadway work and maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00 a.m. the following mornings.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time with little notice due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents or priority closures.