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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: May 3, 2013


May 3, 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 5 - 11, 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.

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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May 3, 2013

Contact:          John Sales





Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project


Weather permitting, the following closure and detour is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 4, from midnight to 6 a.m. the following morning for crews to perform bridge demolition work and removal.

All lanes of southbound 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 67B (westbound White Marsh Boulevard), to southbound I-95.  Police will be directing traffic at the signalized intersection.

 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 3, 2013

Contact:         John Sales


Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of May 6, 2013

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:00pm on the evenings of May 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2013 for concrete roadway work 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.