FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2020
Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge Off-Peak Flagging Resumes
WHAT: The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge (US 301) across the Potomac River will be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during off-peak hours Monday through Thursday.
WHEN: Weather permitting, Daytime flagging may occur Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until September 30.
WHY: Scheduled bridge maintenance.
Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10 feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 410-537-6800 to obtain approval and schedule an escort. Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. In addition, no overweight vehicles (80,000+ lbs) will be permitted to cross the bridge when there is construction on the bridge.
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