Maryland is moving ahead with plans to build a new Chesapeake Bay crossing near the existing Bay Bridge structures after receiving federal approval — but the prospect of a new bridge remains years out and without clear funding. The Federal Highway Administration approved the Maryland Transportation Authority’s recommendation of building a new span along U.S. 50 between Anne Arundel and Queen Anne’s counties, the MDTA said Thursday. State authorities initially looked at 14 options before selecting three finalists and now the preferred alternative.
Md. receives approval for new Chesapeake crossing near existing Bay Bridge spans
April 25, 2022