Bay Bridge (US 50/301)
Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns
Scheduled for the Week of September 5 – 9, 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 eastbound span may be closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.
One lane of the westbound span may be closed Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.
There are no scheduled lane closures between August 31 – September 4.
Note: Lane closures may start earlier if traffic volumes allow. Motorists advised to call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for 24/7 bridge conditions.
Travel off-peak when crossing from shore to shore. The best times to travel the Bay Bridge during the Labor Day holiday include:
- Thursday, August 31 – before 2 p.m. and after 8 p.m.
- Friday, September 1 – before 11 a.m. and after 8 p.m.
- Saturday, September 2 – before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m.
- Sunday, September 3 – before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m.
- Labor Day Monday, September 4 – before 10 a.m. and after 9 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 5 – before 7 a.m. and after 10 a.m.
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