Know Before You Go: Travel Tips for the Holiday Weekend - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Know Before You Go: Travel Tips for the Holiday Weekend

Posted:

BALTIMORE, Md. - The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) anticipates heavy traffic on the Bay Bridge this holiday weekend. Motorists are advised to travel during off-peak times.

The best times to travel the Bay Bridge this weekend and throughout the summer months include:

- Thursday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

- Friday - before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.

- Saturday - before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.

- Sunday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

Weather permitting, the MDTA will implement two-way traffic operations to decrease delays.

The MDTA also offers the following tips for navigating the roadways:

- Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for 24/7 Bay Bridge traffic conditions

- Visit baybridge.com to view traffic cameras and to sign up for email alerts

- Ease your travel with E-ZPass

- Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information

- Consider the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 in your travel route to the Eastern Shore

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Convicted Accomack Arsonist Will Not Get New Lawyer

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-08-22 08:17:01 GMT
    A woman accused of setting a series of fires along Virginia's Eastern Shore has been denied a request for a new court-appointed attorney.More
    A woman accused of setting a series of fires along Virginia's Eastern Shore has been denied a request for a new court-appointed attorney.More
  • Concerns Over Cold Medicine for Kids in Maryland

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:04:35 GMT
    Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.More
    Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.More
  • Dorchester Watermen Calling for Dredging in Busy Channel

    Dorchester Watermen Calling for Dredging in Busy Channel

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:30:37 GMT
    HOOPERS ISLAND, Md.- A popular channel near Hoopers Island, once dredged regularly, hasn't been cleaned up in at least four years.That's the headache watermen like Marcus Flowers Jr., who works out of the Barren Island Gap have to deal with."They used to keep it dredged out for us, but now, if we get a low tide, or even a normal tide, you have a struggle getting in and out without tearing all your stuff up." said Flowers."They" is the Army Corps of Engineers.Here's just how bad it's gotten. I...More
    HOOPERS ISLAND, Md.- A popular channel near Hoopers Island, once dredged regularly, hasn't been cleaned up in at least four years.That's the headache watermen like Marcus Flowers Jr., who works out of the Barren Island Gap have to deal with."They used to keep it dredged out for us, but now, if we get a low tide, or even a normal tide, you have a struggle getting in and out without tearing all your stuff up." said Flowers."They" is the Army Corps of Engineers.Here's just how bad it's gotten. I...More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service