Chesapeake Bay Week

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Spanning the Bay

Special | 57m 18s Video has closed captioning.

In 1952 the Chesapeake Bay Bridge changed everything for Maryland, with far-reaching effects on everything from commerce to commuting. It fueled the growing tourism industry, transforming tiny beachside resorts like Ocean City into bustling summertime destinations. Discover the vision, struggles, and engineering genius that led to the creation of this state treasure!

Aired: 04/19/14

Rating: NR

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