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Date: Nov 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 14, 2017

 

 

40MPH

SPEED LIMIT INCREASES TO 40 MPH

IN FAR-LEFT E-ZPASS EXPRESS LANES AT

FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL & KEY BRIDGE

 

WHAT: The speed limit in the far-left, E-ZPass Express Lanes at the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) and Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) toll plazas will increase from 30 MPH to 40 MPH. The speed limit increase ONLY applies to the far-left lane in northbound and southbound directions at the Fort McHenry Tunnel and Key Bridge toll plazas. The increase does not apply to the remaining toll lanes.

For reference, the far-left, E-ZPass Express Lanes at the Fort McHenry Tunnel are toll lane # 14 in southbound direction and toll lane # 11 in northbound direction, and at the Key Bridge, toll lane # 7 in northbound direction (Outer Loop) and toll lane # 6 in southbound direction (Inner Loop).

WHEN: The speed limit increase will go into effect at the Fort McHenry Tunnel by the morning of Thursday, Nov. 16, and at the Key Bridge by the morning of Friday, Nov. 17.

WHY: The speed limit increase will enhance safety and help traffic flow more efficiently through the toll plazas.

 

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

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 14, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND US 1/BEL AIR ROAD

TO I-695 EAST IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE 

                                                                                                    

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

WHEN:     Weather permitting, Thursday, Nov. 16, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY:         Your Toll Dollars At Work.  Crews will be installing low-level light poles as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL). 

 

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

 

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