Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
Posted 04 April 2011 - 08:08 PM
Posted 04 April 2011 - 09:31 PM
Use I-695 to go around it. The loop on the West side doesn't have tolls and the East loop has one. I have done this many times without problems.
Posted 05 April 2011 - 07:39 AM
Don't know where you are jumping on, but US-113 is only 1 mile longer than US-13 and avoids 17 stop lights.
Just a thought. If you are coming down US-1 from the north and pick up 113, I-695 doesn't even come into play.
Posted 05 April 2011 - 09:58 AM
Posted 06 April 2011 - 07:35 AM
Posted 06 April 2011 - 05:24 PM
Posted 06 April 2011 - 05:42 PM
But, this from their website: http://www.cbbt.com/gas.html
After reading, contact them directly:
For additional information on the
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
write or call us at:
32386 Lankford Highway
Cape Charles, VA 23310-0111
757. 331.2960 (phone)
757. 331.4565 (fax)
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Posted 19 June 2012 - 03:15 PM
The rule with propane is that the propane tank must be shut off when going through the bridge tunnel.
Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:03 PM
Also, if the weather is bad they won't let you on it. Of course,you won't know until you get there.
Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:39 PM
Posted 20 June 2012 - 09:23 PM
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 10:18 AM
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:57 PM
I have been traveling the bay bridge tunnel since the beginning. No problems although I do wish they had made the tunnel wider and put a barrier in the middle.
Route 13 south of 113 used to be clear sailing, but now they added a bunch of lights and it's slow with a motorhome. Stop go stop go. They are not timed. Use to be such a nice drive without the lights.
Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:51 AM
Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:44 PM
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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:43 PM
I have been through the tunnel several times, towing a car with my 39' Bounder, no problems. You just have to turn the propane off.
Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:16 AM
There is NO issue with propane through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. (There are actualy two tunnels and three bridges). You have to turn off your propane that is all. Your ht. is not a problem. Be prepared for four lanes of travel on the bridges, then narrowing down to two lanes with oncoming traffic through the tunnels. There is no barrier between you and oncoming traffic while in the tunnel. I have done this four times in my class A with a toad and it is WHITE KNUCKLE through the tunnels. When the 18 wheelers are coming at you, it is frightening. The bridges are NO problem.
As far as avoiding DC and Baltimore, this is a GREAT solution. Jon796 is not talking about the Chesapeake bay bridge tunnel, he is talking about the Fort McKinnley tunnel and the Harbor tunnel and his right, propane is not allowed even if turned off. You would then have to by pass west or take the Francis Scott Key bridge BUT if you are taking the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, this won't even apply to you.
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