The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel allows you to see the mighty surge of the Atlantic Ocean, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, and the soaring grace of an engineering marvel. Both a tourist attraction and travel convenience, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel saves you time and distance between Virginia Beach/Norfolk and points northeast of Wilmington, Delaware.

Driving Directions:
From I-95 North, take exit 11A at Emporia, VA.  This is Route 58 East which will lead to I-64 West. From I-64, take exit #282, Northampton Boulevard (Route 13 North), which will lead directly to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
From I-64 East or West, take exit #282, Northampton Boulevard (Route 13 North).

Try an Alternate Route: Avoid 17+ stoplights and save time by using US Route 113. It’s only one mile longer than US Route 13!

Southbound Travelers: From Wilmington, DE and other northern areas, take SR-1 South via Exit 4A toward Christiana/Mall Road (portions toll). Merge onto US Route 113 and continue to Pocomoke City, MD. Take a left onto US Route 13 South and “Follow the Gulls” to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Northbound Travelers: From Virginia Beach, VA and other southern areas, cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and continue to follow US Route 13 North to Pocomoke City, MD. Turn right onto US Route 113 North towards Ocean City, MD. Follow US Route 113 North to SR-1 North (portions toll) near Dover, DE.

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Travel-Related Information and Things to Do: The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects two very unique areas of Coastal Virginia, where the fun comes in waves!


To learn more about the areas that are connected by this engineering wonder, visit our coastal ambassadors at the Eastern Shore Welcome Center located within the North Toll Plaza Rest Area on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

For area information, visit our Travel Links.

To view the CBBT’s Promotional Brochure, “Follow The Gulls, click here.

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