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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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

 Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2014

 

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 Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, 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, Friday from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 8 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 4, 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 lane 6.

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

Note:  Concrete repair and replacement project underway at Bay Bridge toll plaza.  The three right toll lanes and associated toll booths remain continuously (24/7) closed.  Pay attention to overhead and portable electronic signs. 

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

Oct. 23, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

 410-537-1017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO DUNDALK AVENUE THIS MONDAY

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Dundalk Avenue (Exit 58) will be closed temporarily to traffic.  

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

WHEN:           Monday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.                                         

WHY:              Baltimore City road work on Dundalk Avenue.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. 

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 22, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

410-537-1017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-895 TO THIS WEEKEND

  

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-895 to Potee Street (Exit 7) will be closed temporarily to traffic.               

                        The detour route will direct motorists to Frankfurst Avenue (Exit 8), to Hanover Street, to Patapsco Avenue, to Potee Street.

WHEN:           Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Sunday, Oct. 26, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.                                                 

WHY:              Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be performing asphalt work as part of the MD Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) $12.6 million facility preservation project to replace the decks of the I-895 bridges over Patapsco Avenue, Potee Street and Hanover Street.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTACall 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. 

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of October 20, 2014

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of October 20, 2014 through October 26, 2014:

  • Monday 10/20 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 10/21 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 10/22 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  • Thursday 10/23 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  •  Friday 10/24 - Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations
  •  Saturday 10/25 - Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations
  • Sunday 10/26 Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations

This is a tentative schedule subject to change due to weather, heavy traffic, incidents or priority closures.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 20, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

410-537-1017

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-895 TO POTEE STREET THIS WEDNESDAY

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-895 to Potee Street (Exit 7) will be closed temporarily to traffic.              

                        The detour route will direct motorists to Frankfurst Avenue (Exit 8), to Hanover Street, to Patapsco Avenue, to Potee Street.

WHEN:           Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.                                             

WHY:              Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be performing asphalt work as part of the MD Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) $12.6 million facility preservation project to replace the decks of the I-895 bridges over Patapsco Avenue, Potee Street and Hanover Street.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. 

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 17, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

 410-537-1017

 

DAILY OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE THIS MONTH

 

WHAT:          Weather permitting, two lanes of southbound and northbound I-95 between I -695 (Exit 64) and north of MD 43 (Exit 67) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work.  Motorists should consider using US 40 or Bel Air Road as an alternate route.                          

WHEN:          Double-lane closures will occur on northbound and southbound I-95 Sunday through Saturday, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, starting Oct. 19 through mid-November.  After 10 p.m., triple-lane closures may occur.  One or two lanes will remain open for traffic.                               

WHY:             Crews will be performing paving work for the Maryland Transportation  Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETLSM). 

 

The new I-95 Express Toll Lanes are expected to open in December 2014.  For more information, visit mdta.maryland.gov.

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

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

   Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 19 - 25, 2014

  

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 Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, 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, Friday from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 8 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 4, 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 lane 6.

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

Note:  Concrete repair and replacement project underway at Bay Bridge toll plaza.  The three right toll lanes and associated toll booths remain continuously (24/7) closed.  Pay attention to overhead and portable electronic signs. 

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

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of October 20, 2014

The EAST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 20th & 21st for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The WEST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 22nd & 23rd 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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of October 13, 2014 - UPDATED

The EAST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 15th for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning. OCTOBER 15, 2014 TUNNEL CLOSURE HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.

The WEST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 16th 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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of October 13, 2014

The EAST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 15th for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The WEST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 16th 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.

 

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