FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 21, 2015
WORK TO RESULT IN WEEKEND & OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES OF I-695 IN SOUTHEAST BALTIMORE
WHAT: The right lane on the Inner Loop of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) will be continuously closed from the Francis Scott Key Bridge toll plaza to Exit 1 (Quarantine Road). In addition, the right lane on the Outer Loop of I-695 will be continuously closed from the Curtis Creek Drawbridge to the Key Bridge.
WHEN: Weather permitting, the right lane closures will occur this weekend from Friday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24. Overnight lane closures will occur Monday, Aug. 24, to Thursday, Aug. 27, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The lane closures are 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. Lane closures are expected to end in fall 2015, and 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/TheMDTA. The MDTA thanks its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!