US 50 signLong-Term Repairs Will Extend Life of Bridge in Worcester County (September 13, 2023) The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will resume a long-term repair project to the US 50 (Harry W. Kelley Memorial Bridge) over Sinepuxent Bay in Ocean City, Worcester County beginning the week of September 18, 2023 The work is expected to continue intermittently until Spring 2025, weather permitting. Work will include repair of the structural steel beams and replacement of connection plates where needed. Later work will include rehabilitation of the concrete sidewalks on the bridge and replacement of hatches that allow workers to access the underside of the bridge. Contractor Covington Machine and Welding will perform the work. Traffic will be maintained in both directions throughout the work period, with some occasional off-peak single lane closures. All lane closures will be announced and coordinated with the Town of Ocean City to assure travel to and from the resort is not interrupted. During the winter months, the State Highway Administration will work closely with the U.S. Coast Guard and local officials to establish a work schedule that will minimize impacts to marine traffic. Please visit the portal page to receive the latest information and updates about the project. Motorists in need may dial #77 on their mobile devices for roadside assistance. For a list of all major State Highway Administration projects, go to Project Portal, or visit the homepage at roads.maryland.gov. For a look at real-time traffic conditions, go to md511.maryland.gov.