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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

Jan. 22, 2018

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY SOUTHBOUND I-895 LANE CLOSURE IN BALTIMORE CITY

THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: One lane on southbound I-895 at Potee Street (Exit 7), south of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel toll plaza, will be closed temporarily to traffic.

Note: 24/7 two-way traffic (one adjacent lane in each direction) remains on I-895 across the Patapsco Flats bridge near Baltimore/Washington Parkway. Motorists should consider I-95 as an alternate route.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Saturday, Jan. 27, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, work also may occur on Saturday, Feb. 3.

WHY: Crews will be performing routine inspections.

To sign up for email/text alerts or 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 Jan. 21 - 27

 

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 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 9 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.

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 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 Jan. 22, 2018

The LEFT lane of the Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Jan. 22-23, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Jan. 24-25, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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

Jan. 17, 2018

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURES OF

I-95 RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 East (Outer Loop), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

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

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17, and Thursday, Jan. 18, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday, Jan. 20, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound I-395 (Exit 53) will be closed Sunday, Jan. 21, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing bridge repairs to the MD 295 ramp and routine inspections to the I-395 ramp.

To sign up for email/text alerts or 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 Jan. 14 – 20

 

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 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 9 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.  

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 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 Jan. 16, 2018

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Jan. 16-17, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 18, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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

Jan. 11, 2018  

**REMINDER**

24/7 LANE CLOSURES BEGIN ON I-695 AT

CURTIS CREEK DRAWBRIDGE NEXT WEEK

WHAT: The Inner Loop I-695 will be closed 24/7 between Exit 1 (Quarantine Rd) and Exit 2 (MD 10).  Two-way traffic will operate on the Outer Loop I-695 (one lane open in each direction).

Use I-95/Fort McHenry Tunnel and I-895/Baltimore Harbor Tunnel as alternative routes.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Monday, Jan. 15, through June 2018. 

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work.  The closures are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $20 million project to rehabilitate the structural, mechanical and electrical components of the Curtis Creek Drawbridge.

To sign up for email/text alerts or 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

Jan. 11, 2018

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF THE SOUTHBOUND I-95 RAMP TO KEITH AVENUE

HAZMAT Vehicles Must Use Exit 57 Before Tunnel

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57), to Interstate Avenue, to Boston Street, to Clinton Street, to Keith Avenue.

Note: HAZMAT vehicles last exit before the Fort McHenry Tunnel will be Exit 57 (O'Donnell Street).

WHEN: Weather permitting, Thursday, Jan. 11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will close the ramp for bridge joint repair.

To sign up for email/text alerts or 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

Jan. 9, 2018

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURES OF

I-95 RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 East (Outer Loop), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

The ramp from northbound I-95 to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Eastern Avenue (Exit 59), to Kane Street, to southbound I-95, to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 9, through Thursday, Jan. 11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Friday, Jan. 12, from 8 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57) will be closed Saturday, Jan. 13, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing bridge repairs to the MD 295 ramp and routine inspections to the O'Donnell Street ramp.

 

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

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 Jan. 8, 2018

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Jan. 8-9, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Jan. 10-11, 2018, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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.