Monday, May 13, 2013
Lane closures were in place for more than an hour after a tractor-trailer rolled over Monday afternoon.
UPDATE (4:38 p.m.)—The Tydings Bridge was cleared of a crash scene that slowed traffic for more than an hour, the Maryland Transportation Authority reported at 4:32 p.m. A tow truck had removed the tractor-trailer that overturned on Interstate 95 northbound on the bridge, and all lanes were open. UPDATE (4 p.m.)—Due to a tractor-trailer crash Monday afternoon, all lanes were shut down on northbound Interstate 95 on the bridge at approximately 3:10 p.m. The right lane had reopened on Interstate 95 across the bridge as of 3:45 p.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. A tow truck was working to clear the overturned tractor-trailer in the two left lanes, transportation authorities said. UPDATE (3:43 p.m.)—Due to a crash, …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Drivers should anticipate more traffic on roads in Cecil County, transportation officials say.
The Maryland Transportation Authority announced that foundation work on the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge this weekend may result in construction noise and truck traffic. Located on Interstate 95, the Tydings Bridge runs across the Susquehanna River connecting Cecil and Harford counties. Trucks carrying concrete for the repairs will be on the Cecil County side of the bridge. They will travel from Interstate 95 to MD Route 222 to US Route 40 to Coudon Boulevard to MD Route 7 to Roundhouse Drive in Perryville, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Bridge work is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, and continue until 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. If weather is bad, the work may be rescheduled for May 18 and 19. …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The truck route includes US Route 40.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Workers will be securing the bridge's foundation on April 6 and 7.
Citizens may notice more noise and truck traffic this weekend around the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 across the Susquehanna River. On Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7, workers will be pouring concrete at the foundation of the bridge to ensure its structural integrity, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced. To deliver the concrete, trucks will travel from I-95 to MD Route 222 (Perryville Road) to U.S. Route 40 to Coudon Boulevard to MD Route 7 (Philadelphia Road) to Roundhouse Drive. Work will take place from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. If there is inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for the following weekend. Officials anticipate the $43 million structural integrity …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Expect construction and truck traffic, the Maryland Transportation Authority advises.
Traffic and noise may increase around the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge this weekend, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA). Foundation repair work is scheduled between 6 a.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday along John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway/Interstate 95 in the area of Tydings Bridge, the MDTA stated in a press release. Additional truck traffic and noise may result as the maintenance, which includes pouring concrete, gets underway. In the event of inclement weather, the work will take place Feb. 16 and 17. Maintaining the concrete piers and underwater bridge supports of the Tydings Bridge is part of a larger preservation project the MDTA is undertaking to ensure the structural integrity of the bridge piers. The …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Maryland State Police and local law enforcement saturated the toll plaza last week.
Police converged around Tydings Bridge last week to crack down on people not paying tolls. Maryland Transportation Authority reported that there have been more than 20,500 toll violations at the Tydings Bridge in the past year, resulting in $740,450 in lost revenue, according to a statement from Maryland State Police. Police said drivers have used devices to obstruct their license plates, removed their license plates or altered their vehicle registrations to avoid paying the $6 toll at Tydings Bridge, which is monitored by video surveillance. State police, transportation authority police and Perryville police joined forces around the Tydings Bridge in Cecil County Nov. 14-16 to identify commercial vehicles that were avoiding paying the …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Hatem and Tydings bridges are slated to close due to high winds.
UPDATE: As of 2:45 p.m., the Hatem and Bay Bridges were closed. The Tydings Bridge is expected to close soon, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The Hatem and Tydings bridges over the Susquehanna River in Maryland are expected to close at 2 p.m. Monday. High winds caused travel restrictions on the bridge, but traffic is to be shut down after gusts exceeded 55 miles per hour. Interstate 95 is carried by the Tydings Bridge, and U.S. Route 40 by the Hatem Bridge. The bridges are the two primary passages over the Susquehanna River. The Conowingo Dam will remain open. » For live storm updates and up-to-the-minute reports, follow our live chat. The Key Bridge, Nice Bridge and Bay Bridge are under wind restrictions. The Bay …
The bridges carrying U.S. Route 40 and Interstate 95 over Susquehanna River are under wind restrictions.
This story has been updated. The bridges are to close Monday afternoon. ——— The Hatem and Tydings bridges are under wind restrictions as the eye of Hurricane Sandy moves closer to the Susquehanna River valley. The restrictions were put into place Monday morning by the Maryland Transportation Authority. According to a statement from the MdTA,"When wind restrictions are implemented, house trailers, empty box trailers or any vehicle that, in the opinion of law-enforcement personnel, may not safely cross the bridge will be prohibited from traveling the bridge. Motorists who are denied passage will be assisted with safely turning around." For more on traffic, see our live traffic map.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Police said the tanker caused damage to road near Tydings Bridge.
Transportation and environmental officials are working to clean up damage an overturned tanker left in its wake Tuesday near the Tydings Bridge. While the driver sustained minor injuries, there were no patients transported to area hospitals in the one-vehicle crash, Maryland State Police spokesman Marc Black said. “Basically, the tanker truck was traveling northbound on 95…just before the Tydings Bridge and for some unknown reason, went from the middle lane, across the right lane, across the shoulder and struck the guard rail,” Black said. “When it struck the guard rail, it overturned. Approximately 5,000 gallons [of fuel] spilled.” Officials from Maryland Department of the Environment said they vacuumed approximately 39 gallons of diesel…
A tanker overturned on I-95 at Tydings Bridge near the Susquehanna River Tuesday morning.
UPDATE: (5:27 p.m.)—Interstate 95 has reopened, according to Maryland State Police. U.S. Route 40 eastbound remains congested. UPDATE: (10:12 a.m.)—An overturned tanker closed Interstate 95 at the Tydings Bridge Tuesday morning. Northbound and southbound lanes were shut down. Northbound traffic was diverted onto MD Route 155 and then onto U.S. Route 40 to cross the Susquehanna River via the Hatem Bridge. Due to overflow traffic, travel on U.S. Route 40 eastbound was significantly delayed starting at Blenheim Road in Havre de Grace. U.S. Route 1, via the Conowingo Dam, is the only other option to cross the Susquehanna River south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Visit our Commute page for realtime traffic updates. Susquehanna Hose Company Chief …