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LEVEL 2 Wind Restrictions



The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is currently experiencing winds of 47 miles per hour, or LEVEL 2. The following types of vehicles will not be allowed to cross the facility during LEVEL 2 wind restrictions:

  • motorcycles
  • large pick-up campers
  • camper trailers
  • house trailers
  • anything being towed
  • automobiles with car top carriers, luggage racks, etc.
  • vehicles with any exterior cargo
  • empty tractor trailers, not to include empty tanker trucks
  • small six-wheel trucks such as moving vans, rental trucks, school buses, etc.

Complimentary District-operated wind vans will be provided to assist in transporting exterior cargo that would otherwise restrict passenger cars and pickups.

Tractor trailers must gross 30,000 pounds payload in addition to the weight of the rig and six-wheel trucks must gross 15,000 pounds payload in addition to the weight of the rig in order to be allowed to cross the facility during LEVEL 2 wind restrictions.

Tractors without trailers are allowed to cross.

 
For a complete list of wind levels and restrictions, please click here. Please note that due to the environment of this facility, these restrictions may change at any time.
 
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