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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 7, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    

June 7, 2013


Contact:          Cheryl Sparks      






WHAT:           Weather permitting, all lanes on the INNER LOOP of I-695 at Cove Road and the OUTER LOOP of I-695 at MD 10 will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The INNER LOOP closure and detour will occur first followed by the OUTER LOOP closure and detour.                               

INNER LOOP I-695 detour: to Cove Road (Exit 41), to North Point Boulevard, to Bethlehem Boulevard, to I-695.

OUTER LOOP I-695 detour: to MD 10 (Exit 2), to Ordinance Road, to MD 10, to I-695.


WHEN:          INNER LOOP closure and detour on Sunday, June 9 from approximately  8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 OUTER LOOP closure and detour on Sunday, June 9 from approximately 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHY:              Crews will be installing overhead signs on the INNER LOOP and OUTER LOOP of I-695 on either side of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.




Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of June 9 - 15, 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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May 27, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of June 10, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of 6/10/2013 through 6/16/2013:

  •  Monday 6/10 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 for Maintenance
  • Tuesday 6/11 - Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Wednesday 6/12 - Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Thursday 6/13 - Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Friday 6/14 - No closures scheduled
  • Saturday 6/15 - No closures scheduled
  • Sunday 6/16 - No closures scheduled

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