WASHINGTON — Starting Tuesday, expect extra noise and extra traffic in Annapolis, Maryland.
The Blue Angels are in town for Commissioning Week at the U.S. Naval Academy.
As always, the Maryland State Highway Administration will close the
Naval Academy (Route 450) Bridge over the Severn River while the Blue
Angels soar above.
Tuesday’s bridge closure runs from 10:45 a.m. until 4 p.m., because
the Blue Angels’ circle and arrival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
with an afternoon flight rehearsal following at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, the bridge will be closed again from 1:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a 2 p.m. flight rehearsal.
During these closures, SHA encourages drivers to use Rowe Boulevard to get in and out of Annapolis, and to give themselves extra time to make the trip.
Then, Friday at 10:04 a.m., the Blue Angels will fly over Navy-Marine
Corps Memorial Stadium during the Naval Academy’s graduation ceremony.
The graduation, coupled with the Memorial Day getaway, is expected to
create heavy traffic on Route 50 starting Thursday and continuing
Listen to WTOP for traffic and weather on the eights, and check the WTOP Traffic page for updates.
Click here for more information about the official viewing areas for these flights.