Bay Bridge (US 50/301)
Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns
Scheduled for the Week of May 21 – 24, 2023
All work will be performed weather permitting. The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals. Headlights are required at all times on the bridge. Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.
TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK
The westbound span may be closed Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Monday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.
One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.
There are no scheduled lane closures between May 25 – 29.
Note: Lane closures may start earlier if traffic volumes allow. Motorists advised to call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for 24/7 bridge conditions.
The best times to travel the Bay Bridge during the Memorial Day holiday period include:
- Friday, May 26 – before 8 a.m. and after 9 p.m.
- Saturday, May 27 – before 8 a.m. and after 4 p.m.
- Sunday, May 28 – before 11 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
- Memorial Day Monday, May 29 – before 8 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
Tolling Reminder: All-electronic tolling is statewide in Maryland. Standard Video Toll rates apply for any trips not paid with a valid E-ZPass or Pay-By-Plate account at toll facilities. E-ZPass remains the most cost-effective way to travel toll roads in Maryland, saving drivers up to 77% versus the higher rates and additional paperwork that come with Video Tolls. Always properly mount your E-ZPass transponder and be sure your vehicles and billing information are up to date to receive the lowest toll rate for your account. Enroll in E-ZPass or Pay-By-Plate at DriveEzMD.com.
For 24/7 real time Bay Bridge updates call 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit Baybridge.com. You may also follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA where major incidents are covered.