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Route 50 is reopening after a propane tanker overturned on a bridge over the River Severn

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A tanker truck carrying propane overturned on westbound US 50 at the Severn River Bridge, closing the bridge span in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, for seven hours Monday.

A tanker truck carrying propane overturned on westbound US 50 at the Severn River Bridge, closing the bridge span in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, for seven hours Monday.

The highway in Annapolis was fully reopened just before noon. The accident happened around 4:43



A tanker overturned on a bridge over the River Severn on Monday 14 November 2022. (Courtesy of Anne Arundel County Fire Department) According to the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Highways, crews uprighted the tank and burned off 10,000 pounds of propane. the truck is driving.

Both spans of the bridge closed around 6 a.m., and it lasted just over an hour before the eastbound lanes reopened.

Westbound US 50 was diverted to northbound Maryland Route 2 throughout the morning.

Because of the accident, Anne Arundel County Public Schools said. all Broadneck cluster schools were open virtually on Monday.

The overturned tanker is carrying propane. (Courtesy of Anne Arundel County Fire Department)

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