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Thomas Johnson Bridge OPEN with Restrictions

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration has implemented the following restrictions for the Thomas Johnson Bridge due to sustained winds in excess of 40 mph: House trailers, empty box trucks, empty tractor trailers, and empty oversized vehicles are prohibited from crossing the bridge at this time. The speed limit on the bridge is also reduced to 40 mph while the wind restrictions are in effect. Additional restrictions will be implemented if sustained winds exceed 50 mph. Road conditions will be closely monitored and the wind restrictions will be lifted when the roads are safe for normal vehicular travel. On all MDTA bridges, wind warnings and restrictions would be implemented as outlined below *: Wind Warnings (sustained wind speeds of 30-39 mph for a continuous period of 10 mins or more; or wind gusts persistently exceed 30 mph over a period of 15 mins) operators of house trailers, box trailers, motorcycles, vehicles with roof-mount racks containing cargo or any other vehicle that may be subject to high winds are advised to use caution while traveling across the bridge. Limited Wind Restrictions (sustained wind speeds of 40-49 mph for a continuous period of 10 mins or more; or wind gusts persistently exceed 40 mph […]

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