MDTA Advises Motorist to Travel Off-Peak Across Bay Bridge

May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016

Motorists Advised to Travel Off-Peak, Call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for Current Traffic Conditions

Due to the Nascar Races in Dover, De., motorists should expect higher than normal traffic volumes Thursday, May 12, through Sunday, May 15, 2016. The MDTA will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, implement two-way operations (when one lane of eastbound traffic travels on the westbound span) on the westbound span to help alleviate potential eastbound delays. For motorists’ safety, two-way will NOT be implemented in inclement weather.The MDTA encourages motorists to travel off-peak. The best times to travel this weekend are:

Thursday and Friday – before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
Saturday – before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
Sunday – before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
For Statewide traffic conditions, visit For the most up-to-date information follow us on Twitter at @TheMDTA or on Facebook at

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