ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland drivers are being advised to expect delays on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, as a deck rehabilitation project begins.
Two-way operations on the westbound span will cease on Tuesday. That’s to prepare for the Maryland Transportation Authority’s $27 million deck project.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Snow Could Impact Parts Of The State Sunday Night Into Monday Morning
During overnight closures of the westbound span, crews will restripe the three lanes to allow jersey barriers to be installed next to the right lane to create a safe work zone for crews.
Starting Tuesday, two-way operations will be suspended on the span, due to the narrower lane configuration.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 3K New Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate Continues To Decline
The worst of westbound delays are not expected to happen until the full closure of the right lane begins next week.
The full right-lane closure continues through April 2020, except during the Thanksgiving holiday.MORE NEWS: Salvation Army, 101.9 Collect Coats, Gloves To 'Bundle Up Baltimore' Homeless
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