FMCSA Extends State of Emergency For Maryland Bridge Collapse


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the emergency declaration issued by Maryland Governor Wes Moore in response to the Key Bridge collapse and is continuing the relief granted from certain regulatory requirements in Part 395 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The extension includes the transportation of fuel (gasoline, ethanol, propane, natural gas, and heating oil) from Maryland’s Curtis Bay terminal (within the Baltimore Marine Terminal area) for delivery to the following locations within Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne’s, and Washington Counties and Baltimore City. Emergency relief for such carriers includes relief from the maximum 11-hour driving time up to a maximum of two additional hours. The full emergency declaration including all relief granted can be found here.

Note: This update was originally published by the Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors’ Association (MAPDA)