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Get Ready for the Maryland Transportation Authority’s Open House(s)

Wednesday, September 7 – Tonight starts the first of three Open House’s that Maryland Transportation Authority will host as part of the beginning of the Tier 2 Bay Bridge study.

The first is a Virtual Open House hosted through Microsoft Teams.

(6-8 p.m.)

Join the Virtual Open House

Or join by phone at:
+1 443-409-5228
Conference ID: 129 016 586#

Tomorrow night kicks off the first of two in-person Open houses.

Thursday, September 8
Queen Anne’s County
(6-8 p.m.)
Kent Island American Legion Post 278
800 Romancoke Rd.
Stevensville, MD 21666


Tuesday, September 13
Anne Arundel County

(6-8 p.m.)
Broadneck High School
1265 Green Holly Dr.
Annapolis, MD 21409

MTA has also opened the Public Opinion Survey and Comment Form. It will be open until October 14, 2022.

Forms can either be filled in online, printed and sent to the address below, or you can call in and submit comments by calling: 667-203-5408

To submit a written comment, send your completed for to:

Bay Crossing Study
2310 Broening Highway
Baltimore, MD 21224

According to Maryland Transportation Authority the Tier 2 study will:

  • Analyze buses, ferries and transportation system and demand management as well as how they may be used in conjunction with other alternatives
  • Studies specific alignment, crossing type and potential number of lanes needed within the 2-mile wide, 22-mile long corridor from Severn River Bridge to US 50/301 split

This study will take 4 – 5 years to complete.

Part of Tier 2 includes public engagement, participation, and feedback. These public engagement opportunities and more information will be posted to the Bay Crossing Study website.

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