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MDTA Traffic Advisories

The MDTA Traffic Advisories blog posts information about scheduled construction and maintenance projects or other traffic information that might interfere with the normal flow of traffic. Use the Keywords list to locate traffic advisories by facility.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 24, 2015

 

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY NORTHBOUND I-95 RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramps from northbound I-95 to Dundalk Avenue (Exit 58) and Moravia Road (Exit 60) in Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The Dundalk Avenue (Exit 58) detour route will direct motorists to Eastern Avenue (Exit 59), to Kane Street, to Dundalk Avenue.

The Moravia Road (Exit 60) detour route will direct motorists to eastbound Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 61), to northbound 66th Street, to westbound Philadelphia Road (MD 7), to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramps will close Saturday, April 25, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing concrete repairs and tree removal.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 26 - May 2, 2015

 

All work will be performed weather permitting. The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals. Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

REMINDER: Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

 

The eastbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span. Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us at facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov. Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of April 27, 2015

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of April 27 - 28, 2015 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of April 29 - 30, 2015 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 21, 2015

 

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO MORAVIA ROAD THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 25

 

WHAT: Weather permitting, the exit ramp in Baltimore City from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road (Exit 60) will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 61), to northbound 66th Street, to westbound Philadelphia Road (US 7), to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road.

WHEN: Saturday, April 25, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing ongoing tree removal services.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 20, 2015

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO RUSSELL STREET THIS WEDNESDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street will close Wednesday, April 22, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. Due to inclement weather, originally scheduled for April 16 has been rescheduled for this date.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: Ramp closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City.

For additional project information, visit i95bmore.com. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA or use #i95bmore. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA. The MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

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For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of April 20, 2015

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of April 13 - 16, 2015 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 17, 2015

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF

RAMP FROM I-395 TO NORTHBOUND I-95 FOR ONE MONTH

Northbound I-95 Exit 60 (Moravia Road) Temporarily Closed Tomorrow

 

WHAT:  The entrance ramp in Baltimore City from I-395 to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic during overnight hours.  The detour route will direct motorists to southbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95.

The exit ramp in Baltimore City from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road (Exit 60) will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 61), to northbound 66th Street, to westbound Philadelphia Road (US 7), to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road.

WHEN:  Weather permitting, the ramp from I-395 to northbound I-95 will close each night Monday to Saturday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, starting April 20 for approximately one month.

Note: Ramp closure will begin after Baltimore Orioles home games are over, and stadium traffic has cleared.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road will close Saturday, April 18, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY:  The ramp from I-395 to northbound I-95 is closing for the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) $13.7 million project to clean and paint bridges along I-95 south of the Fort McHenry Tunnel.

The ramp from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road is closing so crews can perform tree removal.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 19 - 25, 2015

 

All work will be performed weather permitting. The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals. Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

REMINDER: Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

 

The eastbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span. Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Friday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us at facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov. Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 16, 2015

Contact: John Sales

410-537-1017

 

NEW SPLIT TRAFFIC PATTERNS ON

NORTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE

#i95bmore

 

WHAT: Northbound I-95 traffic lanes will split from Exit 50 (Caton Avenue) to Exit 52 (Russell Street) with one lane to the left and three lanes to the right. To use Exit 51 (Washington Boulevard), motorists MUST be in the three right lanes prior to the split. Thru traffic stay to the left.

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Northbound I-95 traffic lanes will split with three lanes to the left and one lane to the right from Exit 54 (Hanover Street) to the Fort McHenry Tunnel. To use Exit 54 or Exit 55 (Key Highway), traffic MUST be in the right lane prior to the split. Thru traffic stay to the left. Consider using Key Highway as an alternative to I-395 to access northbound I-95. Reminder: E-ZPass is accepted in all open toll lanes.

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The ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the northbound I-95 split from Caton Avenue to Russell Street will be in effect by Sunday, April 19, for approximately three weeks.

Weather permitting, the northbound I-95 split from Hanover Street to the Fort McHenry Tunnel will be in effect by Tuesday, April 21, for approximately six weeks.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street will close Thursday, April 16, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The split traffic patterns are part of the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City.

Major delays are expected. Motorists traveling thru Baltimore City should use I-695/Key Bridge or I-895/Harbor Tunnel. Use alternate routes entering and exiting Baltimore City. Work-zone speed limits are reduced to 50 mph on I-95.

For additional project information, visit i95bmore.com. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA or use #i95bmore. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA. The MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 12 - 18, 2015

 

 

All work will be performed weather permitting. The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals. Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

REMINDER: Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

The westbound span may be closed Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

The eastbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon for preservation/maintenance work. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span. Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Friday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us at facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov. Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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