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Date: Oct 3, 2014

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

 Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 5 - 11, 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 westbound 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 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 eastbound span during the full westbound span closures.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday 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.

Monday through Wednesday, 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 6, 2014

The EAST Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of October 6th & 7th for maintenance operations.  Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following mornings.

The WEST Tunnel  is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of October 8th & 9th 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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 3, 2014

 

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

 

WHAT:            Weather permitting, the ramp in Baltimore City from southbound I-395 to northbound I-95 will be temporarily closed to traffic.

The detour route will direct motorists to southbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95. 

WHEN:           Sunday, Oct. 5, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.                                     

WHY:              Work is part of the Maryland Transportation Authoritys (MDTA) two-year, $66 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and the ramps serving I-95 in Baltimore City.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, 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/TheMDTA.  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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