Wind Restrictions For Thomas Johnson Bridge

March 2, 2018

The Maryland State Police, after coordinating with the State Highway Administration, has implemented the following restrictions for the Thomas Johnson Bridge:

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 m.p.h. while the wind restrictions are in effect.

Road conditions will be closely monitored and the wind restrictions will be lifted when the roads are safe for normal vehicular travel.  Drivers can view the latest road conditions on SHA’s website at and clicking “CHART.”  Travelers may obtain the latest free traffic and weather information by calling 5-1-1 from a landline or a hands-free mobile device or by logging onto  Maryland’s 511 service now offers free text and email alerts for most travelled routes through 511Direct – simply register and set your routes and preferences on-line.