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Travel at off-peak times to avoid traffic on the Bay Bridge.

Travel at off-peak times to avoid traffic on the Bay Bridge.

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The Best Times to Cross the Bay Bridge Over Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re inclined to travel over the Bay Bridge this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, be prepared for very heavy traffic conditions as motorists head to the Eastern Shore and other points.

The Maryland Transportation Authority is recommending that drivers travel during off-peak times to avoid rush hour traffic. Traffic could be heavy no matter what, but motorists could get a reprieve during these times:

  • Thursday andFriday – before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday – before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday – before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

Drivers can get updated traffic information about the Bay Bridge by calling 1-888-BAY-SPAN or checking baybridge.com.

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