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Date: Jul 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 22, 2013

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of July 22, 2013

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of July 22 and 23, 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 mornings.

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of July 24 and 25, 2013, for priority lighting repairs and general maintenance operations.   Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following mornings.

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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of July 21 - 27, 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. 

 

TOLL DOLLARS AT WORK

 

The westbound span may be closed 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. 

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span.  Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

Monday through Thursday at 3:30 p.m., the right lane of the westbound span will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

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:

  •          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.

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION

CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org.  Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA, facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov.      

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 19, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of July 22, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of June 22, 2013 through July 28, 2013:

  • Monday 7/22  Bore 1 & Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance   
  • Tuesday 7/23  Bore 2 & Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance 
  • Wednesday 7/24  Bore 1 for Scheduled Inspections, Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Thursday 7/25  Bore 1 for Scheduled Inspections, Bore 4 for Maintenance
  • Friday 7/26  Bore 1 for Scheduled Inspections

This is a tentative schedule subject to change due to weather, heavy traffic, incidents or priority closures. Please contact me if you have any questions or requests.