FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2014
Contact: John Sales, 410-537-1017
SPEED LIMIT REDUCED TO 50 MPH THROUGH WORK ZONE ON NORTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY
Drivers Will See 50 mph Signs By TOMORROW Morning;
REMINDER: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 7-11
WHAT: Weather permitting, the speed limit will be changed from 55 mph to 50 mph on Northbound I-95 between the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Caton Avenue (Exit 50).
WHEN: Tonight, Friday, April 4, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. tomorrow morning. Drivers should notice signs indicating the 50 mph speed limit by tomorrow morning and during their Monday morning commute.
WHY: The speed limit decrease 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.
REMINDER: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 7-11 (next week). Please slow down, minimize distractions and stay alert when driving through all work zones in Maryland, including the one on I-95 between the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Caton Avenue.
To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov. Know Before You Go! Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.
Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.
The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.