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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: Oct 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 17, 2014

Contact:          Tamory Winfield

 410-537-1017

 

DAILY OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE THIS MONTH

 

WHAT:          Weather permitting, two lanes of southbound and northbound I-95 between I -695 (Exit 64) and north of MD 43 (Exit 67) in Northeast Baltimore will be temporarily closed for overnight work.  Motorists should consider using US 40 or Bel Air Road as an alternate route.                          

WHEN:          Double-lane closures will occur on northbound and southbound I-95 Sunday through Saturday, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, starting Oct. 19 through mid-November.  After 10 p.m., triple-lane closures may occur.  One or two lanes will remain open for traffic.                               

WHY:             Crews will be performing paving work for the Maryland Transportation  Authoritys (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETLSM). 

 

The new I-95 Express Toll Lanes are expected to open in December 2014.  For more information, visit mdta.maryland.gov.

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

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

   Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 19 - 25, 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 Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Friday from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 8 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.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon 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.

Monday through Friday, 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. 

FOR 24/7 BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC INFORMATION CALL 1-877-BAYSPAN (1-877-229-7726) or visit baybridge.com

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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For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of October 20, 2014

The EAST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 20th & 21st for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The WEST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 22nd & 23rd for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.