FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2013
Contact: Tamory Winfield
WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM
SOUTHBOUND MD 151 TO SOUTHBOUND I-895
WHAT: Weather permitting, the ramp in Baltimore City from southbound MD 151 (Erdman Avenue) to southbound I-895 will be temporarily closed to traffic for cleaning and painting.
WHEN: Sunday, August 4, through Sunday, August 11, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, the ramp from southbound MD 151 (Erdman Avenue) to southbound I-895 is scheduled to be closed.
The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound US 40, to westbound Moravia Road, to southbound I-895.
WHY: The work is part of the MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) $1.9 million preservation project to clean and paint the structural steel on 10 overpass ramps and bridges along the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway (I-895).
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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.