Bay Bridge

A fire on the Bay Bridge has closed all westbound traffic lanes. [Photo credit: Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department]

Generator Starts Fire Under Bay Bridge Deck

Authorities say a power generator under the deck of Chesapeake Bay Bridge’s westbound span sparked a fire that closed the bridge, backing up traffic for miles.


A fire on the Bay Bridge has closed all westbound traffic lanes. [Photo credit: Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department]

Fire on the Bay Bridge Shuts Down Traffic

A fire broke out on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shutting down all westbound lanes.


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Police Agencies Target Truck Safety on Bay Bridge

Police in Anne Arundel County are teaming with the Maryland Transportation Authority police to conduct commercial vehicle safety inspections to help keep unsafe vehicles off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.


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MDTA Charges Truck Driver Involved in July Bay Bridge Crash

The man who was driving the tractor trailer that caused another vehicle to careen over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and into the water below July 19 has been charged by the Maryland Transportation Authority.


Chesapeake Bay Bridge (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Amazing Video Captures Moments After Car Plunged Off Bay Bridge

Powerful video of a woman clinging to the rocks below the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after her car plunged over the side has surfaced.


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Bay Bridge Accident Closes Westbound Lanes

A head-on collision shut down all westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge, Monday evening.


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Md. Woman Who Survived Bay Bridge Crash ‘Didn’t Want to Drown’

A Calvert County woman who survived a plunge off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge after a crash says she decided she didn’t want to die and swam to safety.


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Construction Worker Rescued From Bay Bridge

A contractor working on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge had to be rescued from a catwalk after being hit by a paint can that was being lowered to him Tuesday morning.


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Bay Bridge Safety Measures to be Taken

The Maryland Transportation Authority on Thursday announced plans to install added safety measures for two-way traffic operations on the Bay Bridge based on a study the agency made last year.


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Study Considers 3rd Span for Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Within the next few years, transportation officials in Maryland will begin determining how much longer the Chesapeake Bay Bridge can wait until a third span is built.