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Date: May 10, 2013


May 10, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of May 13, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of May 13, 2013 through May 19, 2013:

  • Monday 5/13 - Bore 3 for tunnel washing        
  • Tuesday 5/14 - Bore 2 & Bore 3 for scheduled maintenance
  • Wednesday 5/15 - Bore 3 for tunnel washing
  • Thursday 5/16 - Bore 3 for tunnel washing
  • Friday 5/17 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 5/18 - No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 5/19 - No closures scheduled  

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



May 10, 2013

 Contact:          Tamory Winfield





Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project


Weather permitting, the following closure and detour is scheduled to take place Monday, May 13, from midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning for crews to perform bridge demolition work and removal.

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.

The work is part of the reconstruction of the I-95/MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) interchange for the MD 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

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience. 




May 10, 2013

Contact:         John Sales                                                                                       


Facility: (US 50/301) Bay Bridge



Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of May 12 – 18, 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, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. , Tuesday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning 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.

On Tuesday from approximately 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., periodic 10-15 minute traffic drags, during which police will bring vehicles to a reduced pace prior to the work zone, are scheduled on eastbound and westbound US 50 between Exits 38 and 39 (Eastern Shore prior to bridge) for installation of an overhead message sign.

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. 

REMINDER: NEW lane markings and rumble strips have been installed  on the westbound span.  Lane changes between the left and center lanes are PROHIBITED for the entire span.   


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