Update: All Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel wind restrictions lifted

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UPDATE: All wind restrictions at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel have been lifted.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is currently operating under level 2 wind restrictions, which means winds are in excess of 47 mph.

The following types of vehicles will not be allowed to cross:

  • 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.

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 during LEVEL 2 wind restrictions.

Tractors without trailers are allowed to cross.