chesapeake bay bridge

Jun 10, 2022

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.

Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
Oct 6, 2021

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.

Sep 19, 2019

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 Cleanup
Sep 9, 2019

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 […]

Jul 24, 2017

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 […]

Sep 16, 2015

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.

May 6, 2015

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[...]

Jun 26, 2014

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.

Nov 5, 2013

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 […]

Sep 18, 2013

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 […]

Aug 19, 2013

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 […]

Jul 23, 2013

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 […]

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