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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: Jun 21, 2013


June 21, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of June 24, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of 6/24/2013 through 6/30/2013:

  •  Monday 6/24 - Bore 1 for Maintenance
  • Tuesday 6/25 - Bore 1 for Maintenance
  • Wednesday 6/26 - Bore 1 for Maintenance
  • Thursday 6/27 - Bore 1 for Maintenance
  • Friday 6/28 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 6/29 - No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 6/30 - No closures scheduled

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


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


The (I-695) Curtis Creek Drawbridge will open for U.S. Coast Guard water traffic on June 24, 2013.  Drawbridge will remain open until water traffic passes beneath.


  1. Monday, June 24 - 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Schedule is subject to change


Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of June 23 - 29, 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. 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 westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. 

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.

Reminder:  Effective July 1, the new cash toll rate for two-axle vehicles will be $6.  For toll rates, visit and click on Toll Rate Calculator. 

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