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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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of March 2, 2015

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of March 2 - 3, 2015 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of March 4 - 5, 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

Feb. 27, 2015

Contact:         John Sales

410-537-1017

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF CATON AVENUE RAMPS TO NORTHBOUND I-95 THIS WEEKEND

 

WHAT:         Weather permitting, the ramps from eastbound and westbound Caton Avenue to northbound I-95 in Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic.

From eastbound Caton Avenue, the detour route will direct motorists to Washington Boulevard, to INNER LOOP I-695, to northbound I-95 (Exit 11A).

From westbound Caton Avenue, the detour route will direct motorists to Washington Boulevard, to INNER LOOP I-695, to northbound I-95 (Exit 11A).  A second detour will be to southbound I-95, to INNER LOOP I-695 (Exit 49B), to Wilkens Avenue (Exit 12C), to OUTER LOOP I-695 to northbound I-95 (Exit 11A).

WHEN:         Closure will occur Friday, Feb. 27, at 10 p.m. to Monday, March 2, at 5 a.m.  All dates and times are approximate and dependent on weather or events.

WHY:            Toll Dollars At Work:  The ramp closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) two-year, $66 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and the ramps serving I-95 in Baltimore City.

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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns Scheduled for the Week of March 1-7, 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 Sunday 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 10 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 westbound 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. 

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.  Lanes 1-3 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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ONGOING WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF ONE NORTHBOUND TUBE OF FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL (I-95) THROUGH THE WEEKEND 

 

During the overnight closures, traffic will be directed through the northbound tube that remains open. Bore 3 (left tube) or Bore 4 (right tube). Traffic volumes are low during the overnight period; however, delays still may occur. Motorists should follow overhead and portable electronic signs.

Closures currently are scheduled for:

  • Thursday, Feb. 26,  from 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. the following morning;
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  • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and 28, from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning; and
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  • Sunday, March 1, from 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

The bore closures are needed as a safety measure for crews working in confined spaces beneath the tunnel roadway and to allow for the staging of necessary equipment in the bores.

Motorists advised to follow us on  twitter.com/TheMDTA  for real-time updates on major incidents.

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF NORTHBOUND RIGHT TUBE (BORE 4) OF FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL (I-95) IN BALTIMORE CITY TUESDAY

 

WHAT: The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily. All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound left tube (Bore 3).  Consider I-695 (Key Bridge) or I-895 if destinations are north of Baltimore City.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 24, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic.  Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 2:30 p.m.  Bore 3 (left tube) or Bore 4 (right tube) will close to vehicular traffic from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.  Pay attention to overhead and portable electronic signs.  Please note that additional temporary, off-peak closures may occur as necessary.  The MDTA will issue traffic advisories when additional closures are scheduled. 

WHY: Crews will be performing ongoing emergency pump repairs.

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.

 

 

**UPDATED SCHEDULE**

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF NORTHBOUND LEFT TUBE (BORE 3) OF FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL (I-95) IN BALTIMORE CITY TODAY

 

WHAT:            The northbound left tube (Bore 3) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily.  All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound right tube (Bore 4).  Consider I-695 (Key Bridge) or I-895 if destinations are north of Baltimore City.

WHEN:           Monday, Feb. 23, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Bore 3 will close to vehicular traffic.  Bore 3 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 4:30 a.m. the following morning. 

WHY:              Crews will be performing ongoing emergency pump repairs.

 

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.

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF NORTHBOUND RIGHT TUBE (BORE 4) OF FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL (I-95) IN BALTIMORE CITY TODAY

  

WHAT:            The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily.  All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound left tube (Bore 3).

WHEN:           Monday, Feb. 23, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic.  Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 2:30 p.m.

WHY:              Crews will be performing emergency pump repairs.

 

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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 22 - 28, 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 Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Friday from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 9 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 Tuesday 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.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday 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 4 through 7 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 9.

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.  Lanes 1-3 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 February 23, 2015

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of Feb. 23 - 24, 2015 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 25 - 26, 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.

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Feb. 17, 18 and 19 for annual tunnel inspection, fan testing, Portal Ramp inspection and pothole repairs. Reopening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. the following mornings.

 

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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