FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              

August 12, 2013

 Contact:          Tamory Winfield                                                                   

  410-537-1017

 

**UPDATED SCHEDULE**

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM

SOUTHBOUND MD 151 TO SOUTHBOUND I-895

THIS WEEK

 

 

WHAT:            Weather permitting, the ramp in Baltimore City from southbound MD 151 (Erdman Avenue) to southbound I-895 will be temporarily closed to traffic for cleaning and painting.

 

WHEN:           Monday, August 12, through Saturday, August 17, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, the ramp from southbound MD 151 (Erdman Avenue) to southbound I-895 is scheduled to be closed.

                

The detour route will continue to direct motorists to eastbound US 40, to westbound Moravia Road, to southbound I-895.

 

WHY:              The work is part of the MD Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) $1.9 million preservation project to clean and paint the structural steel on 10 overpass ramps and bridges along the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway (I-895).

 

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.

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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