Annual Bay Bridge Run to Shut Down Eastbound Span on Halloween


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If you plan on travelling over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge this Sunday, be aware for potential delays!

Due to the annual Bay Bridge Run, the eastbound span will be closed to traffic from 12AM to 2P on Halloween. All vehicles will travel on the westbound span during that time frame, as that will operate two-way traffic patterns will be put in place. The middle lane will be closed.

If you're looking for an alternative way to get to the Eastern Shore, MDTA suggests these routes:

  • The off-ramp from eastbound US 50 to MD 8 will be closed. A detour will be in place to direct motorists to the next exit at Thompson Creek Road. From there, motorists will travel westbound on MD 835 to the signal at MD 8.
  • The on-ramp from MD 8 to westbound US 50 will be closed. Traffic attempting to access westbound US 50 will be directed to MD 18 to the roundabout at Castle Marina Road and onto westbound US 50. Additionally, residents wishing to travel west on US 50 are advised to approach the highway from either Duke Street or Castle Marina Road.
  • MD 18 between Main Street and Love Point Road will be closed. All traffic will be detoured through Stevensville on Love Point Road and Main Street.

For live Bay Bridge traffic information call 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or For more information on the Bay Bridge Run, visit its website.

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