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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

Feb. 24, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON I-95 RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY NEXT WEEK

WHAT: The ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to McComas Street, to southbound I-95.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to I-395 (Exit 53) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95, to I-395.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 will be closed Monday, Feb. 27, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to I-395 will be closed Monday, Feb. 27, from 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will close the ramps for sign repairs.

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 Feb. 26 – March 4, 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 westbound 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 eastbound span during the full westbound 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.

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 Feb. 27, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 27 - March 2, 2017, 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. 23, 2017

 

  

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY DAYTIME CLOSURE ON I-895 IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS WEEKEND

 

WHAT: The ramp from eastbound US 40 to I-895 will be closed during the day.  The detour will direct motorists to Kane Street, to Lombard Street, to Ponca Street, to southbound I-895.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the eastbound US 40 to I-895 ramp closure will occur Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will close the ramp for landscape and vegetation management.

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

Feb. 22, 2017

 

RAMP FROM I-395 TO LEE STREET TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR WORK

THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound I-395 to Lee Street will be closed temporarily to traffic. Traffic will be detoured to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Pratt Street, to Howard Street, to Lee Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Saturday, Feb. 25, from 5 a.m. to noon.

WHY: Crews will be performing lighting repairs.

 

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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 19 - 25, 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 may be closed Sunday from 8 p.m. 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 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 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.

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.

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 Feb. 21, 2017

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 21, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 22, 2017, 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. 15, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to Key Highway (Exit 55) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to northbound I-395 (Exit 53), to Howard Street, to Conway Street, to Light Street, to Key Highway, to McComas Street.

The ramp from northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard (Exit 51) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to Russell Street (Exit 52), to Monroe Street, to Washington Boulevard.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 to Key Highway ramp closure will occur Wednesday, Feb. 15, through Tuesday Feb. 21, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard ramp closure will occur Monday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will close the ramps to pour foundations as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $13.7 million project to remove and replace weathering steel high-mast light poles along I-95 in Baltimore.

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

Feb. 14, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES

OF RAMP FROM CATON AVENUE TO NORTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound Caton Avenue to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Bloede Avenue, to Bloomfield Avenue, to Joh Avenue, to northbound Caton Avenue, to northbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Tuesday, Feb. 14, and Wednesday Feb. 15, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. Additional work required on Thursday Feb. 16, and Sunday Feb. 19, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Note: Previously scheduled closures from southbound I-95 to southbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50A) for this week have been canceled.

WHY: Crews will be making bridge repairs.

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 10, 2017

  

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY RAMP CLOSURES IN

BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from westbound Eastern Avenue to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The detour route will direct motorists to Kane Street, to Dundalk Avenue, to eastbound Eastern Avenue, to northbound I-95.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50A) will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The detour route will direct motorists to northbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50B), to Benson Avenue, to Joh Avenue, to southbound Caton Avenue.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from westbound Eastern Avenue to northbound I-95 will be closed Saturday, Feb. 11, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50A) will be closed Sunday, Feb. 12, through Thursday Feb. 16, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: The closure of the ramp from westbound Eastern Avenue to northbound I-95 is due to tree removal. Crews will be making bridge repairs to the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound Caton Avenue. 

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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