Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel


Navy divers have recovered the body of the driver of a tractor trailer that plunged into the water off the

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel yesterday.

The body was recovered from 26 feet of water.

Meanwhile, the tractor-trailer appears to have floated westward into the Chesapeake Bay.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that Jeff Holland, executive director of the bridge-tunnel, says it appears that the tractor is still attached to the trailer.

The price of going across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is going up by an average of 10 percent January 1st 2014.

For passenger cars the toll will go from $12 to $13 during off-peak periods and $15 during peak times – that is Fridays through Sunday between mid-May through mid-September.

There’s also a commuter told of $5 each way for 30 or more one-way trips within 30 days.

The new schedule was approved by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission was approved by a vote of 7-to-2 with both commissioners from Northampton County voting no.