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Date: Aug 2, 2013

Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of August 4 - 10, 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

Two lanes of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work.

One lane of the eastbound 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.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through 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.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 2, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 5, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of August 5, 2013 through August 11, 2013:

  • Monday 8/5 - Bore 4 for for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Tuesday 8/6 - Bore 4 for for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Wednesday 8/7 - Bore 4 for for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Thursday 8/8 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Friday 8/9 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Saturday 8/10 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance

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.

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 2, 2013

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 5, 2013

The  Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00 p.m. on the evenings of August 05 & 06, 2013  for Maintenance  operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following mornings.

The Westbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00 p.m. on the evening of August 07 & 08, 2013 for 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.