Chesapeake Bay Bridge

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Gephyrophobia Is Common In Maryland Thanks To The Bay Bridge

Thousands of drivers cross the Bay Bridge every day but for some people, that trip means high anxiety. A bridge phobia can turn a drive over the Chesapeake Bay into a nightmare.

07/08/2013

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All Lanes Open On Bay Bridge After Storm Passes

The Maryland Transportation Authority has reopened all lanes on the Bay Bridge after a line of severe storms passed through the area.

06/13/2013

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Wind, Heavy Rain To Halt 2-Way Traffic On Westbound Bay Bridge

Maryland Transportation Authority officials say winds and heavy rain will likely prevent two-way traffic on one Bay Bridge’s span.

06/07/2013

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Bay Bridge Contractor Struck In Head By Paint Can, Injured In Fall

Daring rescue. Firefighters were lowered down to a platform below the Bay Bridge to save an injured worker. Now we’re hearing the emergency communications from the rescue effort.

06/04/2013

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New Study Will Determine If Bay Bridge Gets A 3rd Span

Maryland is beginning a new study that could make it a lot easier to get across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

05/27/2013

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Accident Temporarily Closes Eastbound Span Of Bay Bridge

An accident temporarily closed the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge Saturday afternoon.

04/13/2013

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Study Considers Third Span For Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Every year, 38 million vehicles drive over its spans: They are tractor trailer drivers ensuring food gets to the grocery store, minivans packed with brightly colored towels and antsy kids who want to know if they are there yet.

03/25/2013

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Bay Bridge Administrator Says Closure Was Success

The man who makes the decision to close Maryland’s Bay Bridge says the closure during last week’s winter storm was a success.

03/10/2013

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Restaurants, Bars Benefit From Bay Bridge Closure

The closure of the Bay Bridge for several hours during this week’s winter storm had one positive impact with a big boost for nearby bars and restaurants.

03/08/2013

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Tractor Trailer Overturns On Bay Bridge During High Winds

It wasn’t just rain and snow—high winds also wreaked havoc across the area Wednesday. The Bay Bridge closed down completely after a frightening tractor trailer crash.

03/06/2013

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Safety Measures To Be Taken On Bay Bridge

Five fatal crashes over the past 12 years. Now new safety improvements are coming to the Bay Bridge to try to prevent head-on collisions when there’s two-way traffic on one span.

11/29/2012

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Bay Bridge Sees Traffic Increase Despite Toll Hike

Higher tolls on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge haven’t led to fewer cars and trucks crossing the busy span to the Eastern Shore.

03/17/2012

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