ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Commuters who use the Chesapeake Bay Bridge can expect to encounter some major delays in the coming weeks.
A two-year project to rehabilitate the westbound span of the bridge will be getting underway later in September.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Baltimore Saturday, Baltimore Police Say
The Capital Gazette reports that work on the $27 million project was scheduled to start after Labor Day but was delayed.READ MORE: Fort McHenry Celebrates New Citizens, Defenders Day Saturday
The westbound right lane will now be closed on weekdays starting September 24.
Then in October, the right lane will shut down until April with restrictions lifted during Thanksgiving.MORE NEWS: Man In Stable Condition After He Was Shot In Face While Driving Early Saturday
All lanes are expected to be open during next summer’s travel season, and it’s expected to be completed in August 2021.