FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2014
Contact: John Sales
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES IN
WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 5 - 8
Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project
WHAT: Weather permitting, all lanes of northbound 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 northbound I-95.
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: Northbound I-95 closures will occur Monday through Thursday, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
Single-lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning in both directions of Campbell Boulevard between Honeygo Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive. Periodic 5-10 minute traffic drags, during which police will bring vehicles to a reduced pace prior to the work zone, may occur.
Please note that additional temporary, overnight closures may occur as necessary throughout this 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. Campbell Boulevard with underpass lighting.
Reminder: Automated Speed Enforcement equipment is operational on southbound I-95 throughout the ETL work zone.
The new I-95 Express Toll Lanes are expected to open in late 2014. For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.
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