FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 18, 2014

Contact: 1st Sgt. Jonathan Green, 410-537-7724

FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL 5K RUN/WALK ON SEPT. 21 TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND
Minimal Delays Expected During Off-Peak Closures and 5K Event

WHAT: The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily for this weekends Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Run/Walk. Barriers will separate vehicular traffic from runners in the toll plaza area during the event.

(I-95) will be closed temporarily for this weekends Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Run/Walk. Barriers will separate vehicular traffic from runners in the toll plaza area during the event.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 20, at approximately 7 p.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic. All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound left tube (Bore 3). Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 12 noon on Sunday, Sept. 21.

In addition, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed during this timeframe. The detour route will direct motorists on northbound I-95 to Boston Street (Exit 57), to southbound I-95, to Keith Avenue.

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt! Please drive with caution and obey posted-speed limits and traffic-control devices. For additional information on the Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K, please visit tunnelrun.org.

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.