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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

June 22, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN

NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

 

WHAT: The ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 (Exit 33) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to I-95 (Exit 33).

The ramp from northbound US 1 (Bel Air Road) to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 will be closed Sunday, June 25, and Monday, June 26, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound US 1 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. In the event of inclement weather or other variables, work also may be performed Wednesday.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be paving and milling as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).

 

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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 21, 2017

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-395 TO MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BOULEVARD IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound I-395 to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed.  The detour will direct motorists to West Lombard Street, to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 23, to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 24. 

WHY: Crews will close the ramp for bridge joint replacement.

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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 16, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

WHAT: The ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 (Exit 33) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to I-95 (Exit 33).

The ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop).

The ramp from northbound US 1 (Bel Air Road) to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 will be closed Sunday, June 18, and Thursday, June 22, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) and the ramp from northbound US 1 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed Monday, June 19, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. In the event of inclement weather or other variables, work also may be performed Tuesday.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be paving and milling as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) I-95Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).

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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of June 18 – 24, 2017

 

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 midnight to 5 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 closure.

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 11 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 eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.  

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

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for the summer months:

· Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore. The best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends include:

  • Friday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday - before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

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 June 19, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of June 19-22, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. 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

June 14, 2017

 

**UPDATED SCHEDULE**

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 West (Exit 64/Outer Loop) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 East (Exit 64/Inner Loop), to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Wednesday, June 14, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Note: The previously issued closures below have been postponed until next week. MDTA will issue new advisory when scheduled.

Ramp from northbound US 1 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed Wednesday, June 14, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 will be closed Thursday, June 15, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be paving the roadway and ramps as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).

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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 12, 2017

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN

NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound US 1 (Bel Air Road) to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop).
 
The ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 (Exit 33) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to I-95 (Exit 33).
 
WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound US 1 to I-695 East (Inner Loop) will be closed Wednesday, June 14, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
 
Weather permitting, the ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to I-95 will be closed Thursday, June 15, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
 
WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be milling as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).
 

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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 9, 2017

  

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

WHAT: The ramp from I-695 West (Outer Loop) to northbound US 1 (Exit 32B/Bel Air Road) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to southbound US 1 (Exit 32A/Bel Air Road), to I-695 East (Inner Loop), to northbound US 1 (Exit 32B).

The ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 West (Exit 64/Outer Loop) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to I-695 East (Exit 64/Inner Loop), to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from I-695 West (Outer Loop) to northbound US 1 will be closed Saturday, June 10, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Sunday, June 11, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 West (Outer Loop) will be closed Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work.  Crews will be paving the roadway and ramps as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL).  The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).

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 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 June 11 - 17, 2017

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 midnight to 5 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 closure.

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 11 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 eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

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

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for the summer months:

· Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore. The best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends include:

  • Friday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday - before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

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 June 11, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of June 11, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. on the following morning.

The Northhbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of June 12-15, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. 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.