FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 18, 2014

 Contact:         John Sales

410-537-1017

WORK TO RESULT IN CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM

NORTHBOUND I-95 TO RUSSELL STREET

THIS WEEKEND

Traffic will be detoured to northbound I-395

 

WHAT: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

WHEN: Closure will occur Friday, Dec. 19, at 10 p.m. to Monday, Dec. 22, at 5 a.m.  All dates and times are approximate and dependent on weather or events.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work:  The ramp closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) two-year, $66 million  project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and the ramps serving I-95 in Baltimore City.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information. 

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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