Wind restrictions are currently in effect at the Bay Bridge .
House trailers, empty box trucks or trailers, motor homes, campers, hitch trailers with sizes or a load that tends to restrict wind, or any other vehicle that in the opinion of law-enforcement personnel may not cross safely are prohibited from crossing the bridge.
Wind restrictions for the Bay Bridge are usually issued when wind speeds reach 40 mph or higher.
In addition to wind restrictions, two-way operations (during which one lane of eastbound traffic is directed to the westbound span) are not in effect at this time (4 p.m.). Drivers should expect delays. Officials will continue to monitor weather conditions and will implement two-way operations if possible and if needed.
Officials with the Maryland Transportation Authority say drivers denied access to the bridge due to restrictions will be assisted with safely turning around.
Motorists are advised to call 1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726) for further information.
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