OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- Transportation officials in Maryland are warning of higher than normal volume on the Bay Bridge because of Springfest in Ocean City, a celebration that includes food, arts and craft displays and free entertainment.
Officials say motorists should expect higher than normal traffic from Thursday through Sunday. Officials say that they will monitor traffic conditions throughout the weekend and, weather permitting, open an additional lane to eastbound traffic to help ease congestion.
Officials are encouraging motorists to travel at off-peak times including Thursday and Friday mornings before 10 a.m. and evenings after 10 p.m.