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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: 2015

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Jan. 4 - 9, 2016

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 Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Friday from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 9 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.

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

Dec. 29, 2015

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF I-695 OUTER LOOP IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

WHAT: All lanes of westbound I-695 (OUTER LOOP) at I-95 (Exit 33) will be closed.  Traffic will be detoured to northbound I-95 (Exit 33), to eastbound MD 43 (Exit 67, White Marsh Boulevard), to eastbound MD 7, to westbound MD 43, to southbound I-95, to westbound I-695 (Exit 64).

WHEN: Weather permitting, Tuesday, Dec. 29, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning

WHY: Crews will be moving heavy construction equipment as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL).  The current work at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road).  The project is anticipated to be complete in summer 2016.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTAThe MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

 

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Dec. 28, 2015 – Jan. 2, 2016

 

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 Monday and Tuesday from 8 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 Monday and Tuesday 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 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 and Tuesday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

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

Dec. 22, 2015

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE

OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND MD 295

TO NORTHBOUND I-95 TONIGHT

Traffic will be detoured via I-395

 

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound MD 295 (Russell Street) to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to southbound I-395, to northbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing concrete repairs.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

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 Dec. 20 – 26, 2015

 

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 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Monday through Wednesday from 8 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 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 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 Wednesday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

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

Dec. 17, 2015

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO NORTHBOUND I-395 THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound I-395 (Exit 53) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95, to northbound I-395 (Exit 53).

WHEN: Weather permitting, Saturday, Dec. 19, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Inspectors will be conducting routine annual facility inspections.

 

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 16, 2015

 

ORIGINAL TRAFFIC PATTERN RETURNS TO

INNER LOOP I-695 IN SOUTHEAST BALTIMORE

 

WHAT: All lanes on the Inner Loop of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) from the Francis Scott Key Bridge to Exit 1 (Quarantine Road) will return to the original traffic configuration.  No split traffic or traffic shifts in effect.

WHEN: Weather permitting, all lanes on the Inner Loop will return to the original traffic configuration by Thursday morning, Dec. 17.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The traffic shift is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $5.5 million bridge deck overlay and repair project for the bridges carrying I-695 over Dock Road and CSX Railroad in Baltimore.  The project is anticipated to be complete in fall 2016.

For additional project information, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTAThe MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 11, 2015

  

WEEKEND LEFT LANE CLOSURE ON SOUTHBOUND I-895

Lane closure south of Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

 

WHAT: The left lane on southbound I-895 between the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel and Exit 7 (MD 2/Potee Street) will be closed temporarily.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the southbound I-895 lane closure will be in effect Friday, Dec. 11, at 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The lane closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $6.1 million project to repair the K-Truss approach span. The project is expected to be complete in summer 2016.

For additional project information, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA.  Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTA.

The MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 11, 2015

 

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF OUTER LOOP I-695 RAMPS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE FOR THE WEEK OF DEC. 13

 

WHAT:  The ramp from the Outer Loop of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695 West) to northbound US 1 (Exit 32B/Bel Air Road) will close overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to Exit 32A (southbound US 1), to I-695 East (Inner Loop), to Exit 32B (northbound US 1).

The ramp from northbound I-95 to I-695 West (Outer Loop) will close  overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to I-695 East (Inner Loop), to Exit 35B (eastbound US 40), to I-695 West (Outer Loop).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp closures will occur Sunday, Dec. 13, through Thursday, Dec. 17, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The ramp closures are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project With Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The current work at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia Road). The project is anticipated to be complete in summer 2016.

For additional project information, visit mdta.maryland.gov. For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheMDTAThe MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

 

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Dec. 13 - 19, 2015

 

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 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Friday from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 8 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.

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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