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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: Mar 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 31, 2016

 

WEEKEND RIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON

SOUTHBOUND I-895 AT K-TRUSS BRIDGE

Expect Delays & Use Alternate Routes

 

WHAT:          The right lane on southbound I-895 after the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel toll plaza and across the K-Truss Bridge will be closed temporarily to traffic.  Motorists should use I-695/Key Bridge or I-95/Fort McHenry Tunnel as alternate routes.

WHEN:          Weather permitting, every weekend from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m.                    Monday, starting April 1 through mid-June.  No closures will occur Memorial Day weekend.

WHY:             Toll Dollars At Work: The closures are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) one-year, $6.1 million project to repair the K-Truss bridge approach spans.  The current work on I-895 involves replacing the finger joints.

 

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

March 31, 2016

 

WEEKEND LANE CLOSURES ON I-395

LEAVING BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: One lane on southbound I-395 leaving Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic. Drivers will still have access to northbound AND southbound I-95 from I-395.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the lane closures will be in effect Saturday, April 2, at 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, April 4.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The closures are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City. The current work on I-395 involves replacing the roadway joints.

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

March 30, 2016

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF  RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND RUSSELL STREET TO MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BOULEVARD THIS SUNDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound Russell Street to northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Washington Boulevard, to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound Russell Street to northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed Sunday, April 3, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing maintenance operations.

 

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

March 30, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY I-95

RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS WEEKEND

 

WHAT: The ramp from Keith Avenue to southbound and northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to New Vail Street, to Newkirk Street, to Boston Street, to Interstate Avenue, to I-95.

The ramp from Interstate Avenue to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The northbound detour route will direct motorists to northbound I-95, to Eastern Avenue (Exit 59), to Kane Street, to southbound I-95. The southbound detour route will direct motorists to Boston Street, to Clinton Street, to Keith Avenue, to southbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from Keith Avenue to I-95 will be closed Saturday, April 2, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. RESCHEDULED to April 16.

Weather permitting, the ramp from Interstate Avenue to southbound I-95 will be closed Sunday, April 3, from 7 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

March 28, 2016

 

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

 

WHAT:          All lanes of eastbound I-695 (INNER 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 eastbound I-695 (Exit 64).

WHEN:          Weather permitting, Monday, March 28, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morningIn the event of inclement weather or other variables, work also may be performed Tuesday, March 29.

WHY:             Crews will be restriping the roadway 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 fall 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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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 March 29, 2016

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evening of March 29, 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 evenings of March 30 - 31 , 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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of March 28 – April 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday 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 closures.

The westbound span may be closed 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 closure.

One lane of the eastbound span may be closed Tuesday 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.

Tuesday 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 March 21, 2016

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of March 21 - 23, 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 24, 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.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of March 20 - 26, 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

March 17, 2016

 

RIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON SOUTHBOUND I-895

SOUTH OF THE HARBOR TUNNEL THIS WEEKEND

 

WHAT: The right lane on southbound I-895 will be closed continuously between Exit 7 (MD 2/Potee Street) and Exit 4 (MD 295). 

WHEN: Weather permitting, the closure will be in effect Friday, March 18, from 9:30 p.m. to 3 p.m; and Friday, March 18, from 6 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20.

WHY: The closure is for miscellaneous repairs to the southbound I-895 bridge over Light Rail tracks.

For additional 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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