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Date: Feb 2016

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 28 – March 5, 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 Sunday 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.

On Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 a.m.eastbound span overhead lane signals will experience temporary outages due to maintenance. Drivers should stay alert and obey all traffic-control devices.

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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of Feb. 29, 2016

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 29 - March 1 and 3, 2016 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of March 2, 2016 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

Feb. 25, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM PULASKI HIGHWAY TO SOUTHBOUND I-895 THIS SATURDAY

WHAT: The ramp from Pulaski Highway (US 40) to southbound I-895 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Moravia Road, to southbound I-895.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from Pulaski Highway (US 40) to southbound I-895 will be closed Saturday, Feb. 27, from 6 a.m. to 4 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

Feb. 24, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS WEEKEND

 

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).

The ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to eastbound McComas Street, to a u-turn onto westbound McComas Street, to southbound I-95.

The ramp from Pulaski Highway (US 40) to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Erdman Avenue, to Kane Street, to southbound I-95.

The ramp from northbound I-395 to Lee Street will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Pratt Street, to Howard Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound I-395 (Exit 53) and the ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 will be closed Saturday, Feb. 27, from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from Pulaski Highway (US 40) to southbound I-95 will be closed Saturday, Feb. 27, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-395 to Lee Street will be closed Sunday, Feb. 28, from 3:30 to 10 a.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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 21 - 27, 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 eastbound span may be closed Sunday 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 westbound span during the full eastbound span closure.

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.

On Thursday from 5 to 6:30 a.m., eastbound span overhead lane signals will experience temporary outages due to maintenance. Drivers should stay alert and obey all traffic-control devices.

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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of Feb. 22, 2016

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of Feb. 22 - 25, 2016 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

Feb. 17, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY I-95

RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to Caton Avenue (Exit 50) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to westbound I-695 (Exit 49B), to Wilkens Avenue (Exit 12), to eastbound I-695, to northbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50).

The ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp southbound I-95 to Caton Avenue (Exit 50) will be closed Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 a.m. to 4 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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Feb. 14 - 20, 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 Sunday 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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of Feb. 16, 2016

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of Feb. 16 and 18, 2016 for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:00am on the following morning.

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of Feb. 17, 2016 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

Feb. 11, 2016

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM WESTBOUND MCCOMAS STREET TO SOUTHBOUND I-95

 

WHAT: The ramp from westbound McComas Street to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Hanover Street, to southbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Thursday, Feb. 11, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing noise wall 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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