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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: Jun 14, 2013


June 14, 2013

 Contact:          John Sales





Closures part of I-95 Express Toll LanesSM Project


Weather permitting, the following closures are scheduled to take place Friday, June 14, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning for crews to perform road repairs.

·               Two left lanes of southbound I-95 at the MD 43 interchange (White Marsh Boulevard) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work. 

·               Two left lanes of northbound I-95 at the MD 43 interchange also will be temporarily closed for overnight work.

Traffic will still have access to the remaining two right lanes in both directions.


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

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit  Know Before You Go! Call 511 or visit for statewide travel information.  

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience. 




June 14, 2013

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closure Info for:  June 17  through  June 21, 2013

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of June 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2013, for tunnel line stripping, electrical maintenance and general maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00 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.


June 14, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of June 17, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of 6/17/2013 through 6/23/2013:

  •  Monday 6/17 - Bore 1 and Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Tuesday 6/18 - Bore 1 and Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Wednesday 6/19 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 for Maintenance
  • Thursday 6/20 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 for Maintenance
  • Friday 6/21 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 6/22 - No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 6/23 - No closures scheduled

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

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of June 16 - 22, 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 midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. 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. 

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. 

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for the summer months:

·        Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore.  The best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends include:

  •         Thursday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  •         Friday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  •         Saturday before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  •         Sunday before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

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


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


  1. Tuesday, June 18 - 9:00 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Schedule is subject to change