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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

Oct. 30, 2014

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM POTEE STREET TO NORTHBOUND I-895 MONDAY, NOV. 3

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from Potee Street to northbound I-895 will be closed temporarily to traffic.    

The detour route will direct motorists to I-895 via Frankfurst Avenue.

WHEN:           Monday, Nov. 3, 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. 30, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO I-395

REDUCED TO ONE LANE THIS WEEKEND

Expect Delays & Use Alternate Routes Into Baltimore

WHAT: The ramp from northbound I-95 to northbound I-395 into Baltimore City will be reduced from two lanes to one lane.

Use the following alternate routes into downtown: northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) or to Key Highway (Exit 55).  The northbound I-95 exit for Hanover Street (Exit 54) remains closed until early November.  Motorists should consider the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) or the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895) if their destinations are north or south of Baltimore. 

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 31, at 10 p.m. to Monday, Nov. 3, at 5 a.m., weather permitting.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work The temporary traffic pattern is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 29, 2014

Contact:           John Sales                                                                     

                        410-537-1017 

 

NEW I-95 ENTRANCE RAMPS FROM MD 43

OPEN TUESDAY, NOV. 4 AND THURSDAY, NOV. 6

Change to access points for I-95 from MD 43

MD43 Interchange

WHAT:          Weather permitting, new flyover entrance ramps to northbound and southbound I-95 from eastbound and westbound MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) will open to traffic.  The NEW entrance ramps will be accessible from the right lane on MD 43 and will be located prior to passing over I-95.  In addition, there now will be one ramp from eastbound MD 43 and one ramp from westbound MD 43 to access both northbound and southbound I-95.  There will be a second decision point on each ramp from MD 43 to access northbound or southbound I-95. 

WHEN:          The new flyover ramp for westbound MD 43 traffic to I-95 will open in time for morning commuters on Tuesday, Nov. 4.  The new flyover ramp for eastbound MD 43 to I-95 will open in time for morning commuters on Thursday, Nov. 6, after which the new traffic pattern shown above will be in effect (orange indicates new ramps). 

WHY:            The work is part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 interchange for the MD Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Improvements with Express Toll Lanes (ETLSM) Project.

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/TheMDTA Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 28, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

410-537-1017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM POTEE STREET TO NORTHBOUND I-895 THIS WEEK

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from Potee Street to northbound I-895 will be closed temporarily to traffic.    

The detour route will direct motorists to I-895 via Frankfurst Avenue.

WHEN:           Thursday, Oct. 30, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Friday, Oct. 31, 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/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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of October 27, 2014

The Eastbound Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 27-28, 2014 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 October 22 - 23, 2014 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.

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of October 27, 2014

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of October 27, 2014 through November 02, 2014:

  • Monday 10/27 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 10/28 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 10/29 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  • Thursday 10/30 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  •  Friday 10/31 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  •  Saturday 11/01 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Sunday 11/02 Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations

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

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.

 

 

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