FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 18, 2013

Contact:         Kelly Melhem

                        410-537-1017

Facility:  (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN CATON AVENUE RAMP CLOSURE ON I-95 THIS SATURDAY

WHAT: Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to eastbound and westbound Caton Avenue may be closed temporarily to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 (Exit 49A), to Hollins Ferry Road (Exit 9), to northbound I-695, to northbound I-95, to eastbound or westbound Caton Avenue.

WHEN:  Saturday, Jan. 19, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 www.MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.