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Lane closures scheduled for Bay Bridge from July 21-27

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jul 19, 2019

MDTA announced the continuation of lane closures on both the eastbound and westbound spans of the Bay Bridge that will alter traffic patterns for the week of July 21-27.

The eastbound span may be closed Sunday, July 21, from midnight to 5 a.m. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closure.

The westbound span of the bridge, U.S. 50/301, will close from Monday, July 22 to Wednesday, July 24, beginning at 10 p.m. each day and reopening at 5 a.m. the next morning. The same closure will occur Thursday, July 25, from 11 p.m. to 5a.m. the next morning and Saturday, July 27, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning.

Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures. One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

MDTA says the best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends to the Eastern Shore are:
▪ 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.

The closures are so crew can conduct routine preservation and maintenance work and inspections. The work is weather permitting.