FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 5, 2017
5K FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL FUN RUN ON OCT. 8 TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND
Minimal Delays Expected During Off-Peak Closures and 5K Event
WHAT: The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily for this weekend's 5K Fort McHenry Tunnel Fun Run. Barriers will separate vehicular traffic from runners in the toll plaza area during the event.
WHEN: Weather permitting, Saturday, Oct. 7, at approximately 8 p.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic. All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound left tube (Bore 3). Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 12 noon on Sunday, Oct. 8.
In addition, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed during this timeframe. The detour route will direct motorists to Boston Street (Exit 57), to southbound I-95, to Keith Avenue.
Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt! Please drive with caution and obey posted-speed limits and traffic-control devices. For additional information on the Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K, please visit tunnelrun.org.
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The MDTA thanks its customers for their patience.