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Press Release | March 27, 2024

Unified Command, Joint Information Center established for Key Bridge Response 2024

BALTIMORE – A Unified Command and Joint Information Center have been established in Baltimore Wednesday to coordinate response and disseminate information for the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse on Tuesday morning.

The Key Bridge Response 2024 Unified Command includes the: 

U.S. Coast Guard 

Maryland Department of the Environment 

Maryland Transportation Authority

Maryland State Police

Synergy Marine 

A website with incident response information can be found at the following URL:

The media is requested to call the Joint Information Center at 410-631-8939 for interview response inquiries and interviews. 

The Unified Command’s operational priorities are ensuring the safety of the public and first responders, accountability of missing persons, protecting the environment, incident stabilization, safely restoring transportation infrastructure and commerce, and supporting the investigation.