Comments on Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 2 Due Tuesday

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Anyone wishing to comment on the transit, bicycle and pedestrian considerations for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 2 has until midnight Tuesday to submit them to the Maryland transportation Authority. The Tier 2 Study focuses on the 2-mile-wide corridor containing the existing Bay Bridge (also known as Corridor 7). The Tier 2 study will…

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MDTA Approves Contract for Eastbound Bay Bridge Deck Replacement Project

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The Maryland Transportation Authority has approved a $140-million construction services contract for the Eastbound Bay Bridge Deck replacement project. This project is expected to begin in 2023 and should be completed in the winter of 2025-26. This is a re-decking project, which will be done in sections without the need for 24/7 closures, and will…

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Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Rush Anticipated

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DelDOT and MDTA provided the following information and resources for motorists and Memorial Day weekend travelers: Dover: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is suspending construction-related lane closures at 12:01 AM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 until 12:01 AM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  On-going sustained lane shifts and/or lane closures may still be in effect…

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Governor Hogan Announces Bay Bridge Westbound Right Lane Reopened Today More Than A Year Ahead of Schedule

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Governor Larry Hogan today announced the Bay Bridge westbound right lane deck rehabilitation is 100% complete and open to all motorists. The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) delivered on the governor‚Äôs directive to expedite the project‚ÄĒonce slated to last up to two years‚ÄĒand reopen the right lane of the westbound Bay Bridge as soon as possible.…

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Deck Rehab Work to Begin on Bay Bridge – Drivers Should Expect Major Delays

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Motorists should prepare for experiencing major delays on the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial / Bay Bridge (US 50/301) beginning Tuesday, September 24, when two-way operations on the westbound span cease in preparation for the Maryland Transportation Authority‚Äôs (MDTA) $27-million deck rehabilitation project. MDTA had initially announced the two-year Bay Bridge project would begin early…

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UPDATED: MDTA Police On Lookout for Impaired Drivers this Weekend

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UPDATED – 8/18/18 – 6am – This weekend the Maryland Transportation authority Police will conduct high-visibility impaired driving law enforcement on all state roadways ‚Äď but focusing on the Route 50 corridor from the Bay Bridge to Ocean City.¬† ¬†MDTA Police officers will stop drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol and arrest and…

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Law Enforcement Torch Run over Bay Bridge Wednesday

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The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland will cross the westbound span of the Bay Bridge around 11:30 Wednesday morning.¬† Officials will temporarily close the right and center lanes while the runners make their way across the bridge.¬† Only minimal traffic delays are expected. Call¬†1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726)¬†for current traffic conditions at the Bay Bridge.…

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Gov Larry Hogan Eliminating EZPass Maryland Transponder Fee for MD Drivers

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New customers using an E-ZPass Maryland transponder will no longer have to pay the $7.50 transponder fee.¬† Eliminating the transponder fee will put $46-million back into Marylanders‚Äô wallets over the next 5 years.¬† The free transponders eliminate $6 million in fees and provide new E-ZPass Maryland customers $40 million in toll discounts over the next…

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