Maryland Is Set To Gather More Public Comment On Bay Bridge Proposal presents a comprehensive overview of the proposal to build a third  Chesapeake Bay crossing to the Delmarva Peninsula as the Maryland Transportation Authority begins a new round of public meetings on its Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The article, a Bay Journal News Service content share, looks at the evolution of the estimated $5.4 billion to $8.9 billion construction plan, the preferred alternatives, the debate over whether a third span is needed and the project’s environmental consequences.