begins Friday on a four-year overhaul of the westbound span of
Baltimore's Bay Bridge. The project is the first phase of a $45
million project that will replace the concrete and steel decking
of the three-lane westbound span for the first time since it opened
will block the middle lane of the westbound span seven days a
week until April 15 (except during Easter weekend). Eastbound
lanes will be shut down for one-half hour, 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.,
every weekday until April 15, because of re-decking work being
done on the westbound span.
daily closures of the eastbound lanes will accommodate oversized
loads traveling west. Two-mile backups are to be expected as eastbound
traffic is halted.