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Date: Oct 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 10, 2014

Contact: John Sales
410-537-1017

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO NORTHBOUND I-395 THIS MONTH


WHAT:  Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound I-395 (Exit 53) will be closed. The detour route will direct motorists to Caton Avenue (Exit 50A), to northbound I-95, to northbound I-395 (Exit 53).
                                               
WHEN:  Closures will occur Mondays through Saturdays between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning, starting Tuesday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 2.  All dates and times are approximate and dependent on   weather or events.
                      
WHY:  Toll Dollars At Work: The ramp closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) two-year, $13 million steel repair  and cleaning/painting project for bridges on I-95/I-395 south of the Fort   McHenry Tunnel. 

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301) Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 12-18, 2014

 

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

 

REMINDER: Headlights are required at all times on the bridge.

The eastbound span may be closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 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 or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span during the full eastbound span closures.

The westbound span may be closed Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections.  Two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.  Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 4, 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 lane 6.

Tuesday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up. 

Note:  Concrete repair and replacement project underway at Bay Bridge toll plaza.  The three right toll lanes and associated toll booths remain continuously (24/7) closed.  Pay attention to overhead and portable electronic signs. 

Know Before You Go - For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us at facebook.com/TheMDTA and mdta.maryland.gov.  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.                                                  

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