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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: Aug 16, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 16, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 19, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of August 19 through August 25, 2013:

  • Monday 8/19 - Bore 3 for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 8/20 - Bore 2 & Bore 4 for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 8/21 - Bore 1 & Bore 3 for maintenance operations                                                
  • Thursday 8/22 - Bore 1 for maintenance operations
  •  Friday 8/23 - Bore 3 maintenance operations
  •  Saturday 8/24 - Bore 3 for maintenance operations   

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 8, 2013

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 19, 2013

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of August 19, 20, 201 and 22, 2013, for tunnel washing 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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 16, 2013

Facility: Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures
and Traffic Patterns
Scheduled for the
Week of August 18 - 24, 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.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work. 

Monday through Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., the right lane of the westbound span will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.  Weather-permitting, two-way operations will not be implemented until after the westbound right lane opens to traffic.

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.