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Date: May 6, 2013

BRIDGE WORK AND INSPECTIONS CONTINUE ON NICE BRIDGE

 

The Nice Bridge is currently reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following overnight off-peak hours: Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning and Friday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.

Daytime flagging operations are during the following off-peak hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and  4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

 

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Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org. 

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 6, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of May 6, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of May 6, 2013 through May 12, 2013:

  • Monday 5/6 - Bore 4 for tunnel washing        
  • Tuesday 5/7 - Bore 4 for tunnel washing
  • Wednesday 5/8 - Bore 4 for tunnel washing
  • Thursday 5/9 - Bore 4 for tunnel washing
  • Friday 5/10 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 5/11 - No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 5/12 - No closures scheduled  

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