Dr. Gridlock: Bay Bridge


Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/14/2013

The weekend and beyond: Soccer, Metro delays, road work, summer driving tips

It's a great Father's Day weekend for local travelers, with the Metrorail work as the main -- but not the only -- source of delays.

By Robert Thomson  |  11:43 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock Column, Maryland Department of Transportation, Metro, traffic, transit tips, Virginia Department of Transportation, WMATA

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Bay Bridge reopened in both directions

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge is closed in both directions until the storm passes through that area.

By Mark Berman  |  04:53 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Massive delays on eastbound U.S. 50 before Bay Bridge

Delays stretched back 20 miles from the bridge, with extreme volume forcing drivers to inch along the road.

By Mark Berman  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, Maryland traffic

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Westbound Bay Bridge traffic snarled after worker injured

The westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is closed after a worker was injured, creating major backups for traffic heading to Annapolis.

By Mark Berman  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/19/2013

The weekend and beyond: Extensive Metrorail work, soccer at RFK, bridge projects

After Friday night storms, the weekend looks good for outdoor activities. But watch out for track work on all Metrorail lines.

By Robert Thomson  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  11th Street Bridge, bay bridge, D.C. United, District Department of Transportation, Dr. Gridlock, Maryland Transportation Authority, Metro, RFK Stadium, traffic, transit tips, WMATA

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Bay Bridge closed in both directions

Bay Bridge shut down in both directions

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, bay bridge shutdown, high winds bay bridge

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/20/2012

All lanes of U.S. 50 reopen after crash near Bay Bridge

Delays are stretching about three miles. Drivers are urged to plan an alternate route.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.M. Commute, A.M. traffic, bay bridge, Morning commute, U.S. 50

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Bay Bridge reopened

The Bay Bridge was closed in both directions due to a tanker truck leaking propane.

By Mark Berman and Fredrick Kunkle  |  04:06 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bay bridge, chesapeake bay bridge

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Bay Bridge lane closures, Ride On changes and more: The week ahead for traffic, transit

Ride On has some schedule changes, and the Bay Bridge will experience lane closures and delays.

By Mark Berman  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the week ahead, roads, dc roads, dc traffic, metro, ride on, telegraph road, bay bridge

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Metro work, N.Y. Ave. Bridge, I-66 closures and more: This weekend and beyond

The summer is almost over. If you’re still in town, you need to know about a few things that could cause you headaches this weekend and into next week.

By Mark Berman  |  12:51 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DC transportation, metro, wmata, wilson bridge, bay bridge, capital beltway

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Bay Bridge to close for crane move

Four giant cranes built in China will move beneath two Maryland bridges Wednesday afternoon.

By Robert Thomson and Mark Berman  |  01:12 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bay Bridge | Tags:  DC transportation, Bay Bridge

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Timing of trip may minimize Bay Bridge headaches

The Maryland Transportation Authority expects almost 495,000 vehicles to travel across the Bay Bridge this holiday weekend, beginning Thursday.

By Michael D. Bolden  |  02:13 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Driving | Tags:  Bay Bridge, Fourth of July