FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 27, 2013

Contact:         Kelly Melhem

                        410-537-1017

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF NORTHBOUND I-95 IN WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 4

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 67A (eastbound White Marsh Boulevard), to eastbound MD 7 (Philadelphia Road), to westbound White Marsh Boulevard, to northbound I-95.

WHEN:  The closures will occur on Monday, March 4, through Thursday, March 7, from midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY:  Crews will be performing bridge demolition work and removal.  The work is 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 (ETLsSM) Project.

The I-95 ETLs Project is expected to be complete in 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

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.  

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.