FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 17, 2013

Contact:  Kelly Melhem

                410-537-1017

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN KEITH AVENUE RAMP CLOSURES ON I-95 THIS SATURDAY

WHAT: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Keith  Avenue (Exit 56) and the ramps from Keith Avenue to southbound and northbound I-95 may be closed temporarily to traffic.

The Exit 56 detour will direct motorists to ODonnell Street (Exit 57), to Interstate Avenue, to southbound I-95, to Keith Avenue (Exit 56).

The westbound Keith Avenue detour will direct motorist to Clinton Street, to Boston Street, to Interstate Avenue, to I-95.

The eastbound Keith Avenue detour will direct motorists to Vail Street, to Boston Street, to Interstate Avenue, to I-95.

WHEN:  Saturday, Jan. 19, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. In the event of inclement weather or other variables, work also may be performed Saturday, Jan. 26.

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.