Tag: Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

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...
Staff Report — Mr. Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Md., was identified by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as the driver of a box truck that plunged into the Chesapeake Bay during a northbound crossing around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29. The truck was owned by Cloverland Green Spring Dairy. The search for...
Staff Report — A two-axle, six-tire box truck has gone overboard on the east side of the northbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel between North Channel Bridge and the northernmost island. A bridge-tunnel press release said the single-vehicle accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29, at milepost 14 northbound. The...
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 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...
By Stefanie Jackson — A tractor-trailer traveling northbound on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was involved in a single-vehicle accident inside the Thimble Shoals tunnel on Monday at approximately 11 a.m. No one was injured, but traffic delays persisted for about 16.5 hours until approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. Some travelers reported on...