Hogan pushes forward with plan for a new Chesapeake Bay Bridge span
Maryland is moving forward with a federal study that will ultimately identify an exact location for a new span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Counties call for new, bigger bridge across Chesapeake Bay
Two Maryland counties on either side of the Chesapeake Bay are calling for a new, bigger bridge between them.
Motorists should expect Bay Bridge delays for deck rehab
Maryland motorists are being told to expect major delays on the Bay Bridge beginning next week as a deck rehabilitation project gets underway.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge work to start in late September
ANNAPOLIS — A two-year project to rehabilitate the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that’s expect to cause major delays will be getting underway later this month. The Capital Gazette reports some work on the $27 million project was scheduled to start after Labor Day but was delayed. The westbound right lane will now be closed […]
State says schedule for study of third bridge span on track
ANNAPOLIS— Maryland officials are clarifying that a study on building and paying for a third span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is on schedule. The Daily Times reports the Maryland Transportation Authority is conducting a $5 million study on paying for the crossing and its location. The newspaper noted that MDTA community outreach manager Tim Cooke […]
Retiring state highways employee honored for his 66 years of work without a sick day
Tim Hyman's photography documented highway projects under construction and the faces of the Maryland residents who built them.
Sources: Tolls at Bay, Nice bridges could be reduced under plan
A proposal to reduce tolls could bring relief to motorists who use some of the state's toll roads and bridges if approved by a state board Thursday morning. The Maryland Transportation Authority Board is scheduled to vote on a proposal during a public meeting scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday in a facility near the Bay Bridge. The details of the plan remain private until they are presented to the b[...]
Higher weekend traffic expected on Bay Bridge
Maryland transportation officials say drivers should expect more traffic than normal this weekend on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Truck driver pleads guilty in Bay Bridge crash
ANNAPOLIS — The truck driver who hit a car sending it off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge last summer has pleaded guilty to four charges. The Capital reports that 30-year-old Gabor Lovasz of Canada pleaded guilty last month to negligent driving, unsafe lane changing, failure to control vehicle speed to avoid a collision, and driving in […]
Police agencies target truck safety on Bay Bridge
ANNAPOLIS — Police in Anne Arundel County are teaming with the Maryland Transportation Authority police to conduct commercial vehicle safety inspections to help keep unsafe vehicles off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. On Tuesday, both agencies began the joint initiative. Transportation Authority Officer Tom Goloski says some tractor-trailers reach the toll plaza with brakes out of […]
NTSB: Bay Bridge driver was on 1st U.S. trip alone
The driver of a tractor-trailer that crashed into two cars on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, sending one into the water, was on his first trip in the U.S. without a more experienced operator, a preliminary report said Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board said the 29-year-old driver in the July 19 accident near Annapolis was […]
AAA calls for Chesapeake Bay Bridge safety review
SANDY POINT — AAA Mid-Atlantic is calling for a federal investigation into the safety of barriers on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after a car crashed and fell off the bridge and into the water. In a letter to the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday, the group said the crash last week has shaken the […]