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Date: Aug 9, 2013

(I-695) CURTIS CREEK DRAWBRIDGE OPENINGS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 12, 2013

The (I-695) Curtis Creek Drawbridge will open for U.S. Coast Guard water traffic on August 12 - 16, 2013.  Drawbridge will remain open until water traffic passes beneath.

DRAWBRIDGE SCHEDULE:

  1. Tuesday, August 13 - 9:15 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
  2. Wednesday, August 14 - 12:00 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  3. Thursday, August 15 - 9:00 a.m.
  4. Friday, August 16 - 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

 

Schedule is subject to change

TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON I-95

IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

THIS SUNDAY

 

WHAT:             Weather permitting, the left lane of northbound I-95 and two left lanes of southbound I-95 between I-695 and I-895 in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed to traffic during off-peak hours.

 WHEN:           Sunday, August 11, from 5:30 to 9:30 a.m.

WHY:               Crews will be testing various access points for the I-95 Express Toll Lanes under construction in this area.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 8, 2013

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 12, 2013

The Eastbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of August 12, 13, 14 and 15, 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 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 8, 2013

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of August 12, 2013

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of August 12, 2013 through August 18, 2013:

  • Monday 8/12 - Bore 4  for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Tuesday 8/13 - Bore 2 & Bore 4  for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Wednesday 8/14 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Thursday 8/15 - Bore 1 for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Friday 8/16 - Bore 4 for Tunnel Maintenance
  • Saturday 8/17 - 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.

 

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of August 11 - 17, 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 and Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work. 

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday and Tuesday from 10 p.m. to 5 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. 

The westbound span may be closed Wednesday and 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.

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.

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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