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MDTA Traffic Advisories

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: Sep 26, 2014

For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of September 29, 2014

The WEST Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of August 29 through October 2, 2014 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

Facility: (I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel

(I-95) Fort McHenry Tunnel Closures for the Week of September 29, 2014

The following closures are tentatively scheduled at the Fort McHenry Tunnel the week of September 29, 2014 through October 5, 2014:

  • Monday 9/29 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Tuesday 9/30 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for maintenance operations
  • Wednesday 10/1 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  • Thursday 10/2 - Bore 2 and Bore 3 closed for mainenance operations
  •  Friday 10/3 - Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations
  •  Saturday 10/4 - Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations
  • Sunday 10/5 Bore 2 closed for maintenance operations

This is a tentative schedule subject to change due to weather, heavy traffic, incidents or priority closures.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

 Scheduled for the Week of Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 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. 



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


The westbound span may be closed Sunday from midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 10 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 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 5, 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 lanes 6 or 9.

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

Note:  Concrete repair and replacement project begins at Bay Bridge toll plaza this week.  The three right toll lanes and associated toll booths will be 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

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