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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: Apr 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 15, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM

SOUTHBOUND I-895 TO LOMBARD STREET

THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: Weather permitting, Exit 12 from southbound I-895 to Lombard Street in Baltimore City will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Exit 14 (Moravia Road), to southbound I-95, to westbound Eastern Avenue (Exit 59), to northbound Ponca Street, to Lombard Street.

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, from 7 a.m. to 1 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

April 14, 2016

  

WEEKEND CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM

SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO MD 295 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The far right exit lane on southbound I-95 leading to Exit 52 will also be closed. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 (Exit 49A), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp closure will be in effect Friday, April 15, at 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, April 18.

WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The closure is 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 the MD 295 ramp 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

April 12, 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. A secondary detour will be to Clinton 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 16, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from Interstate Avenue to southbound I-95 will be closed Sunday, April 17, 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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 10 - 16, 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 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Friday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 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 Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Thursday from 10 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.

Two lanes of the westbound span may be closed Saturday from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for preservation/maintenance work

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 April 10, 2016

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of April 10 - 14 , 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

April 8, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM O'DONNELL STREET TO SOUTHBOUND I-895 THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from O'Donnell Street to southbound I-895 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Newkirk Street, to Boston Street, to Ponca Street, to southbound I-895. 

WHEN: Weather permittingSaturday, April 9, 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

April 6, 2016

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS WEEK

 

WHAT:          The ramp from northbound I-95 to Key Highway (Exit 55) will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The detour route will direct motorists to Hanover Street (Exit 54), to West Dickman Street, to Cromwell Street, to East McComas Street, to Key Highway.

The ramp from 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.

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, to Lee St.

WHEN:          Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Key Highway (Exit 55) will be closed Thursday, April 7, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from McComas Street to southbound I-95 will be closed Thursday, April 7, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-395 to Lee Street will be closed Sunday, April 10, from 9:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. the following morning.

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

April 5, 2016

 

OFF-PEAK LANE CLOSURES ON I-395

LEAVING BALTIMORE CITY APRIL 5 - 6

 

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 Tuesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Wednesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 3 - 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 eastbound span may be closed Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and 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 westbound span during the full eastbound span closure.

The westbound span may be closed Wednesday from 8 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.

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 April 3, 2016

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9:00pm on the evenings of April 3 - 7, 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.