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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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Missing Man’s Body Found In Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Natural Resources Police say search crews have found the body of an Anne Arundel County man who disappeared while retrieving a friend’s hat from the Chesapeake Bay.

07/23/2013

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Md. College Student Survives Plunge Off Bay Bridge After Triple-Vehicle Crash

She didn’t want to die. We’re hearing from the Calvert County woman who survived Friday night’s bizarre accident on the Bay Bridge that sent her car plummeting down four stories into the water.

07/22/2013

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Westbound Bay Bridge Reopens After Accident

Another accident snarled traffic on the westbound span of the Bay Bridge. The westbound span of the Bay Bridge has reopened after being closed for almost two hours.

07/22/2013

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Woman Sent Over Bay Bridge Identified, Recovering At Home

The Bay Bridge is now back to normal after a bizarre accident sends one car hurdling into the bay. Amazingly, that car’s driver survived. Now we’re learning her identity.

07/21/2013

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