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All wind restrictions on CBBT lifted

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Posted at 1:26 PM, Apr 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-09 15:51:23-04

Update: All wind restrictions have been lifted. 

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is now operating under a level 2 wind restriction.

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; 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 the facility during Level 2 wind restrictions.  Tractors without trailers are allowed to cross. Complimentary District-operated wind vans will be provided to assist in transporting exterior cargo that would otherwise restrict passenger cars and pickups.
*Empty tanker trucks are allowed to cross under Level 2 wind restrictions.