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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

April 18, 2014

  

RAMP FROM I-395 TO LEE STREET TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RACE EVENT THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, 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 Greene Street, to Russell Street.                                           

WHEN:           Saturday, April 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHY:              Event at Camden Yards Sports Complex.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

410-537-1017

  

OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES IN

WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 21 - 26

Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project

  

WHAT:          Weather permitting, two lanes of southbound and northbound I-95 at the MD 43 interchange (White Marsh Boulevard) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work.    

                        Weather permitting, one lane in both directions of Campbell Boulevard between Honeygo Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive will be temporarily closed for overnight work. 

WHEN:          Double-lane closures will occur on northbound and southbound I-95 Monday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday, from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.  During Mondays closure on southbound I-95, periodic 10-15 minute traffic drags, during which police will bring vehicles to a reduced pace prior to the work zone, are scheduled.

Single-lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning in both directions of Campbell Boulevard between Honeygo Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive.

Please note that additional temporary, overnight closures may occur as necessary into next month.  The MDTA will issue traffic advisories when additional closures are scheduled. 

WHY:             Crews will be erecting steel as part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange for the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETLSM) Project.  

Campbell Boulevard will be widened to five lanes -- two lanes in each direction and a new center left-turn lane into Nottingham Square -- for improved traffic flow.  A new pedestrian sidewalk will be constructed along eastbound Campbell Boulevard with underpass lighting. 

 

The new I-95 Express Toll Lanes are expected to open in late 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

Follow the MDTA at mdta.maryland.gov, twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

 

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

 Scheduled for the Week of April 20 - 26, 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:  MANDATORY HEADLIGHT USE AREA signs have been installed.  Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

 

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 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 5, 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 lanes 6 or 9.

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

For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of April 14, 2014

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of April 14, 2014 through April 20, 2014:

  • Monday 4/14 - Bore 4 closed for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 4/15 - Bore 1 closed for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 4/16 -  Bore 3, closed for mainenance operations. (Closure of toll lanes 9, 10 and 11 will accompany this tunnel closure from approximately 10 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.) 
  • Thursday 4/17 - No Closures Scheduled
  •  Friday 4/18 - No Closures Scheduled
  •  Saturday 4/19 - No Closures Scheduled
  • Sunday 4/20 - No Closures Scheduled

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 April 13 - 19, 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:  MANDATORY HEADLIGHT USE AREA signs have been installed.  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 for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Thursday from 10 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday 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 5, 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 lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Thursday, 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 - call 511 or visit MD511.org.  Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov.  

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 10, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

410-537-1017

 

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES OF I-95 IN

CECIL COUNTY APRIL 14 - 17

  

WHAT:           Weather permitting, two lanes of I-95 between MD 222 (Exit 93) and MD 272 (Exit 100) in Cecil County will be temporarily closed for overnight work.  Motorists should consider using US 40 as an alternate route.  

WHEN:           Monday, April 14 through Thursday, April 17, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, the two lanes of northbound and southbound I-95 will be closed.  Traffic will continue in the remaining open lane in each direction. 

WHY:              Work related to York Building Products project.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 10, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

410-537-1017

 

  

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY HANOVER STREET RAMP CLOSURES

THIS WEEKEND

 

 

WHAT:           Weather permitting, the ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 and the ramp from northbound I-95 to Hanover Street (Exit 54) in Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic.                                                                      

WHEN:          Saturday, April 12, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., the ramp from Hanover Street to southbound  I-95 will be closed.  The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound McComas Street, to a u-turn onto westbound McComas Street, to southbound I-95.             

                        Sunday, April 13, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the ramp from northbound I-95 to Hanover Street (Exit 54) will be closed.  The detour route will direct motorists to Key Highway (Exit 55), to eastbound McComas Street, to a u-turn onto westbound McComas Street, to Hanover Street.

WHY:              Inspectors will be conducting routine annual facility inspections.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 9, 2014

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

 

 

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-95 IN

WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 11 - 17

Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project

  

WHAT:           Weather permitting, all lanes of southbound I-95 at the MD 43 interchange (White Marsh Boulevard) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work.  Traffic will be detoured to Exit 67 (eastbound White Marsh Boulevard), to eastbound MD 7 (Philadelphia Road), to westbound White Marsh Boulevard, to southbound I-95.

WHEN:           The southbound closures will occur on Friday, from 11:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Saturday, from 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.  Additional two or three lane closures may take place on northbound or southbound I-95 Monday, April 14, through Thursday, April 17, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.  Traffic will continue in the remaining open lanes. 

Please note that additional temporary, overnight closures may occur as necessary into next month.  The MDTA will issue traffic advisories when additional closures are scheduled.  

WHY:              Crews will be erecting steel as part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange for the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETLSM) Project.

 

The new I-95 Express Toll Lanes are expected to open in late 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

Follow the MDTA at mdta.maryland.gov, twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 4, 2014

Contact:          John Sales, 410-537-1017  

SPEED LIMIT REDUCED TO 50 MPH THROUGH WORK ZONE ON NORTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

Drivers Will See 50 mph Signs By TOMORROW Morning;

REMINDER: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 7-11

 

WHAT: Weather permitting, the speed limit will be changed from 55 mph to 50 mph on Northbound I-95 between the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Caton Avenue (Exit 50).  

 

 

WHEN: Tonight, Friday, April 4, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. tomorrow morning.  Drivers should notice signs indicating the 50 mph speed limit by tomorrow morning and during their Monday morning commute.

 

WHY: The speed limit decrease 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.

 

REMINDER: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 7-11 (next week).  Please slow down, minimize distractions and stay alert when driving through all work zones in Maryland, including the one on I-95 between the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Caton Avenue.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

 

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

 

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 April 10, 2014

The Southbound Fast Lane is scheduled to be closed at 9:00 p.m. is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of April 10th from Mile Marker 11.0 to Mile Marker 8.6 for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 12:00 midnight.

The Northbound Fast Lane is scheduled to be closed at 9:00 p.m. on the evening of April 10th from Mile Marker 7.9 to Mile Marker 8.9 for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 12:00 midnight.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time with little notice due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

 

 

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