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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 Dec. 21-27, 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 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Monday and Tuesday 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 closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to  2:30 p.m. 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 9.

Monday and Tuesday, 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 6-8 and associated toll booths remain continuously (24/7) closed.  Pay attention to overhead and portable electronic signs. 

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

Dec. 18, 2014

 Contact:         John Sales

410-537-1017

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM

NORTHBOUND I-95 TO RUSSELL STREET

THIS WEEKEND

Traffic will be detoured to northbound I-395

 

WHAT: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

WHEN: Closure will occur Friday, Dec. 19, at 10 p.m. to Monday, Dec. 22, 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 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

Dec. 17, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

 410-537-1017

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO MORAVIA ROAD

THIS SATURDAY

  

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the exit ramp in Baltimore City from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road (Exit 60) will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 61), to northbound 66th Street, to westbound Philadelphia Road (US 7), to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road.

WHEN:           Saturday, Dec. 20, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.                                                  

WHY:             Crews will be performing routine maintenance.

 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 12, 2014

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

 

SINGLE-LANE CLOSURES ON CURTIS CREEK

DRAWBRIDGE (I-695) NEXT TWO WEEKENDS

WHAT: Weather-permitting, single-lane closures will occur on the Inner or Outer Loop of I-695 across the Curtis Creek Drawbridge south of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.  Only one lane closure will be in effect at a time on the Inner or Outer Loop.  Drivers may consider I-95 or I-895 as alternate routes.

WHEN: The single-lane closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, Sunday, Dec. 14, Saturday, Dec. 20, and Sunday, Dec. 21.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work.  The lane closures are part of the MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) $5.4 million project to clean and paint the approach spans on the Curtis Creek Drawbridge.

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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Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of December 15, 2014

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of December 15, 2014 through December 21, 2014:

  • Monday 12/15 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 12/16 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 12/17 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  • Thursday 12/18 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  •  Friday 12/19 -  Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  •  Saturday 12/20 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Sunday 12/21 No Closures Sheduled

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

For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of December 15, 2014

The Eastbound Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Dec. 15-16, 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 Dec. 17-18, 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.

Note: Night closures at the Harbor Tunnel will be SUSPENDED December 22, 2014 thru January 4, 2015.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

 Scheduled for the Week of Dec. 14 - 20, 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 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Friday from 9 p.m. to 5 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 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 6-8 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

Dec. 11, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

 410-537-1017

  

 

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND I-95 TO MORAVIA ROAD

THIS SATURDAY

  

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the exit ramp in Baltimore City from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road (Exit 60) will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 61), to northbound 66th Street, to westbound Philadelphia Road (US 7), to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road.

WHEN:           Saturday, Dec. 13, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.   

WHY:             Crews will be performing routine maintenance.

 

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 9, 2014

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 Wilkins Avenue (Exit 12C), to OUTER LOOP I-695 to northbound I-95 (Exit 11A).

WHEN:         Closure will occur Friday, Dec. 12, at 10 p.m. to Monday, Dec. 15, 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/TheMDTACall 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. 

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

I-895 Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the week of December 8, 2014

The EASTBOUND Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of December 8 & 9, 2014 for annual inspection, fan testing, and roadway sweeping.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following mornings.

 The WESTBOUND Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of December 10 & 11, 2014 annual inspection, fan testing, and rub rail repairs on the exit portal ramp. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following mornings.

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

 

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