FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 12, 2013

Contact: Sgt. Jonathan Green, 410-537-7724

              

FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL 5K RUN/WALK ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 15 TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND

Minimal Delays Expected During Off-Peak Closures and 5K Event

                        

WHAT:           The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily for this weekends Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Run/Walk.  Barriers will separate vehicular traffic from runners in the toll plaza area during the event.                           

WHEN:           Saturday, Sept. 14, at approximately 7 p.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic.  All northbound traffic will be directed through Bore 3.  Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 12 noon on Sunday, Sept. 15.

In addition, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed during this timeframe. The detour route will direct motorists on northbound I-95 to Boston Street (Exit 57), to southbound I-95, to Keith Avenue.

Please drive with caution and obey posted-speed limits and traffic-control devices.  For active lane closures and statewide traffic information, visit traffic.md.gov.  For additional information on the Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K, please visit tunnelrun.orgStay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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