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MDTA Traffic Advisories

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: Apr 12, 2013


April 5, 2012

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of April 15, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of April 15, 2013 through April 21, 2013;

  • Monday 4/15 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Inspections        
  • Tuesday 4/16 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Inspections
  • Wednesday 4/17 - Bore 2 for Tunnel Inspections                                                       
  • Thursday 4/18 - Bore 1 for Tunnel Inspections
  • Friday 4/19 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 4/20 -No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 4/21 - No closures scheduled

  This is a tentative schedule subject to change due to weather, heavy traffic, incidents or priority closures. Please contact me if you have any questions or requests.


Contact:         John Sales


Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore harbor Tunnel Closures for the week of April 15 through April 18, 2013

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:30 p.m. on the evening of April 15,16,17 & 18, 2013 for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

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.


Contact:  John Sales

Facility: (I-695) FSK, Curtis Creek Drawbridge


The (I-695) Curtis Creek Drawbridge will open for U.S. Coast Guard water traffic on April 15 and 18, 2013.  Drawbridge will remain open until water traffic passes beneath.


  1. Monday, April 15 - 6:00 a.m. 
  2. Tuesday, April 16 - 9:00 a.m.
  3. Thursday, April 18 - 9:00 a.m.
Schedule is subject to change

April 12, 2013

Contact:         John Sales


Facility: (US 50/301) Bay Bridge


BayBridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 14 - 20, 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. 



The westbound span may be closed Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 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.

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