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The MDTA Traffic Advisories blog posts information about scheduled construction and maintenance projects or other traffic information that might interfere with the normal flow of traffic. Use the Keywords list to locate traffic advisories by facility.
Date: Feb 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 28, 2013

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM HANOVER STREET TO SOUTHBOUND I-95 THIS SATURDAY

WHAT:  Weather permitting, the ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 in Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound McComas Street, to a u-turn onto westbound McComas Street, to southbound I-95. 

WHEN:  Saturday, March 2, from 7 a.m. to 3 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 MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 27, 2013

Contact:         Kelly Melhem

                        410-537-1017

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF NORTHBOUND I-95 IN WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 4

Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project

WHAT:  Weather-permitting, all lanes of northbound I-95 at the MD 43 interchange (White Marsh Boulevard) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work.  Traffic will be detoured to Exit 67A (eastbound White Marsh Boulevard), to eastbound MD 7 (Philadelphia Road), to westbound White Marsh Boulevard, to northbound I-95.

WHEN:  The closures will occur on Monday, March 4, through Thursday, March 7, from midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY:  Crews will be performing bridge demolition work and removal.  The work is part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange for the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETLsSM) Project.

The I-95 ETLs Project is expected to be complete in 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

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.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 25, 2012

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of February 25, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of February 25, 2013 through March 03, 2013:

  • Monday 2/25 - Bore 1 & Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations
  • Tuesday2/26 - Bore 2  & Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 2/27 - Bore 1 & Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations 
  • Thursday 2/28 - Bore 1  & Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations
  • Friday 3/01 - Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations
  • Saturday 3/02 - Bore 4 for scheduled maintenance operations
  • Sunday 3/03 -  Bore 3 for scheduled maintenance operations

This is a tentative schedule subject to change due to weather, heavy traffic, incidents or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 21, 2013

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of February 25, 2013

The EastboundTunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:00 p.m. on the evenings of February 25 and 26, 2013 for scheduled inspections and maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30am the following mornings.

The WestboundTunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:00 p.m. on the evenings of February 27 and 28, 2013 for sheduled inspections and maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30am the following mornings.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time with little notice due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 21, 2013

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

I-95 EXPRESS TOLL LANESSM CONSTRUCTION CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 24

Weather permitting, the following closures and detours are scheduled to take place the week of Feb. 24, 2013, for contractors to perform bridge demolition work and removal associated with the I-95 Express Toll LanesSM (ETLsSM) Project. 

Monday, Feb. 25, and Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, all lanes of westbound Interstate 695 (OUTER LOOP) at Interstate 95 (Exit 33) will be completely closed.  The detour route will direct motorists to northbound I-95, to westbound MD 43 (Exit 67B, White Marsh Boulevard), to southbound I-95, to westbound I-695 (Exit 64).  In the event of inclement weather or other variables, work also may be performed Wednesday, Feb. 27.

The I-95 ETLs Project is expected to be complete in 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 21, 2013

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO NORTHBOUND I-395 SUNDAY, FEB. 24

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:  Sunday, Feb. 24, from 7 a.m. to 3 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 MD511.org for statewide travel information.

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

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 15, 2013

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

Facility: (US 50/301) Bay Bridge

Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 17  23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 15, 2013

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

Facility: (US 50/301) Bay Bridge

Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 17  23, 2013

All work will be performed weather permitting.  The MDTA urges motorists to drive with caution and obey all traffic-control devices and lane-control signals.  Lane closures are subject to change and closure times are dependent on traffic volumes. 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

Two lanes of the westbound span may be closed Sunday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Friday from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span.  Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Have you considered carpooling?  Call 1-800-745-RIDE or visit mtamaryland.com.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 15, 2013

Contact:          John Sales

                        410-537-1017

Facility: (I-95) John F. Kennedy Highway

OVERNIGHT PERIODIC LANE CLOSURES ON CAMPBELL BOULEVARD IN WHITE MARSH FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 17 
Improvements part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project

WHAT:  Weather-permitting, construction on the I-95 bridge over Campbell Boulevard during the overnight hours will involve periodic, 15-minute full closures in both directions of Campbell Boulevard between Honeygo Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive.

WHEN:  The full road closures are expected to occur Monday, Feb. 18 through Thursday, Feb. 21 between midnight and 5 a.m. the following morning.  Motorists should expect closures for a period of 15-minute intervals between midnight and 5 a.m.                                               

WHY:  Work is part of the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETLsSM) Project and involves the reconstruction/widening of the existing I-95 bridge over Campbell Boulevard.  Campbell Boulevard will be widened to five lanes -- two lanes in each direction and a new center left-turn lane into Nottingham Square -- for improved traffic flow.  Campbell Boulevard. 

The Campbell Boulevard improvements are part of the $142.6 million project underway by Cherry Hill Construction of Jessup, Md., to reconstruct the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange.  The entire I-95 ETLs Project is expected to be complete in 2014.   For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 15, 2013

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of February 19, 2013

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:00pm on the evenings of February 19, 20, and 21, 2013 for inspections, and maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30am the following mornings.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time with little notice due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 14, 2013

Contact:         John Sales

                        410-537-1017

OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO WESTBOUND MD 43 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013

Ramp closure part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project

WHAT: Weather-permitting, Exit 67B from southbound I-95 to westbound MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) will be temporarily closed for night work. 

The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound MD 43 (Exit   67A), to eastbound MD 7, to westbound MD 43.

WHEN:  Sunday, Feb. 17, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY:  The work is part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange for the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETLsSM) Project.

The I-95 ETLs Project is expected to be complete in 2014.  For more information, visit I95ExpressTollLanes.com.

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.  The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience. 

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

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.