Eastbound Bay Bridge will be closed temporarily to traffic Sunday

According to Maryland Transportation officials (MDDTA) officials, weather permitting, the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed temporarily to traffic. Two-way traffic operations will be in place on the westbound span. One lane of traffic will operate in each direction on the westbound span, with the center lane closed to traffic.

The center lane may open to traffic intermittently to help reduce westbound delays.

In addition, the following closures and detours will be in place on the Eastern Shore during the event:

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 5, from approximately 12:01 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHY: The "Across the Bay 10K" running event will be held on the eastbound span. For additional information on the event, visit bridgerace.com.

Motorists using the Bay Bridge on Nov. 5 will experience significant delays throughout the day. To avoid delays, motorists are urged to travel prior to 6 a.m. or after 6 p.m.

To view real-time traffic camera images at the Bay Bridge, visit baybridge.com. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA. The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.