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Thursday traffic: Wind gusts put restrictions on Bay Bridge travel

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Wind gusts as high as 49 mph have shut down the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County to vulnerable large trucks, as weather conditions make for a problematic Thursday morning commute.

Debris in the roadway has shut down the southbound ramp and one of two southbound shoulders of Route 295 and Route 198 on Anne Arundel County. Debris is also causing delays on Route 10 southbound at Furnace Branch Road.

In Baltimore County, a collision is blocking traffic on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at exit 39 for Merritt Boulevard.

On the MARC, the Brunswick Line is delayed due to trees blocking the tracks between Gaithersburg and Washington Grove. All trains are stopped. The metro will honor MARC tickets. The system is working to obtain buses to accommodate commuters on trains 878 to Gaithersburg, 894 to Metropolitan Grove and 880 to Germantown.

Elsewhere, Train 523 is expected to depart Perryville 10-12 minutes late of its 8:10 a.m. scheduled departure. Train 502 is operating 10 minutes late from a 6:15 a.m. Washington departure, because Amtrak was blocking the track.

Train 840 departed Washington 13 minutes late in its approach to Riverdale. Train 894 left Frederick 18 minutes late from its scheduled 7:10 a.m. departure to Monocacy due to a mechanical problem.

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