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Bay Bridge Reopens After Fire

Smoke was visible for miles. A truck fire on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge ground traffic to a halt during a busy spring weekend.

05/19/2014

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Wind Restrictions In Effect For Bay Bridge; 2-Way Traffic Unlikely

High wind is restricting traffic on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Maryland officials say two-way travel is unlikely Wednesday afternoon.

03/12/2014

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Md. Clearing Bay Bridge, Preparing For Next Storm

Maryland transportation officials are warning drivers there may be delays at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during Friday afternoon’s rush hour.

02/14/2014

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Truck Driver Pleads Guilty In Bay Bridge Crash

Movement in the case of a truck driver who crashed into a car and sent it off the Bay Bridge. That man has pleaded guilty for his role in the crash.

11/05/2013

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Man Honored For Being First Across Bay Bridge

When Albert Mills was the first person to drive across the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial (Chesapeake Bay) Bridge, on July 30, 1952, he said he didn’t think anything of it at the time.

11/03/2013

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Private Company To Bring Back Annual Bay Bridge Walk

The Bay Bridge Walk is back! What used to be an annual event, sponsored by the state, was canceled for financial reasons several years ago.

10/21/2013

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Cause Of Bay Bridge Blaze Remains Under Investigation

Traffic on the Bay Bridge is back to normal Monday evening after being shut down for several hours Sunday night after a construction fire. Officials say paint from a painting project underway caught fire.

09/30/2013

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Heads Up: Maintenance Work Brings Lane Closures To The Bay Bridge

Traffic patterns on the Bay Bridge will change this coming week due to maintenance work.

09/20/2013

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Anne Arundel Co. Police & MDTA Police Team Up To Make Bay Bridge Safer

Anne Arundel County police are teaming up with Maryland Transportation Authority police in order to make sure commercial vehicles are in compliance with the law as they head over the Bay Bridge.

09/17/2013

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Md. Officials Say Bay Bridge Safer Than Most Roads

Maryland transportation officials say the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is safe and has had fewer accidents than most state highways, despite a recent crash that sent a car into the water and a driver swimming to safety.

07/28/2013

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Watch Video: Bay Bridge Crash Survivor Awaits Help After Swimming To Safety

As if the story of her car plummeting over the edge of the Bay Bridge wasn’t dramatic enough, there’s new video of a Calvert County woman emerging from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay–seconds after the crash.

07/24/2013

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AAA Calls For Bay Bridge Safety Review

Federal authorities are being asked to take a closer look at the safety of the Bay Bridge after an accident sent a car plunging off the edge Friday night.

07/23/2013

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