FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 31, 2013

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO NORTHBOUND I-395 THIS WEEKEND

WHAT:  Weather-permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound I-395 (Exit 53) will be closed.

The detour route will direct motorists to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95, to northbound I-395 (Exit 53).                      

WHEN:  Saturday, Feb. 2, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Due to inclement weather, the closure originally scheduled for Jan. 26 has been rescheduled for this date.

WHY:  Inspectors will be conducting routine annual facility inspections.

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.