Tag: CBBT

Press Release – Around 11:20 a.m. on June 7, a head-on collision involving three vehicles occurred in Chesapeake Tunnel on the CBBT. The vehicles involved include an SUV, a minivan and a sedan. Travelers should expect delays of up to 1 hour as we will clear the scene and existing...
Dear Editor: Twenty million dollars sounds like a lot of money to most people, and it sure is to me. All things being relative, my friends and I all wish that was our business construction budget. Well, in case some of you haven’t noticed, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel is happy to...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, which manages and maintains the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, is readying plans to build a Chesapeake Channel parallel tunnel on the Northampton County side of the facility as work continues near Virginia Beach on the Thimble Shoals parallel tunnel,...
By Carol Vaughn — The body of a Fruitland, Md., man who died when the truck he was driving plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in December was found Friday on a North Carolina beach. A Facebook page dedicated to “Finding Erik Mezick” said the family was notified Friday his body...
Staff Report – The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man who entered the water when his tractor-trailer crashed over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel earlier today, according to a Coast Guard bulletin released at 7:17 p.m. Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Md., was driving...
Submitted Article Phase II of the milling and paving project is about to get underway at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and authorities are alerting drivers to a change in traffic patterns. Beginning Feb. 6, travelers are advised to remain alert and travel with caution across the northern portion of the CBBT...
By Stefanie Jackson – A widow filed a $6 million lawsuit against the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT), claiming the bridge-tunnel is responsible for the death of her husband, Joseph Chen, a long-haul driver whose tractor-trailer plummeted over the side of the bridge nearly three years ago, Feb. 9, 2017. The...
By Stefanie Jackson – A driver on the Chesapeake Bay-Bridge Tunnel led police officers on a high-speed chase Sunday night that ended in a crash on the Virginia Beach side of the bridge. Devlin Dalonte Smith Coleman, of Wilmington, Del., was leaving the Eastern Shore and pulled up to an...