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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: Dec 2017

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 Dec. 18, 2017

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Dec 18-19, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evening of Dec. 20, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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                             

Dec. 14, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM WESTBOUND EASTERN AVENUE TO NORTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT:          The ramp from westbound Eastern Avenue to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Kane Street, to Dundalk Avenue, to eastbound Eastern Avenue, to northbound I-95.

WHEN:          Weather permitting, Friday, Dec. 15, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.

WHY:             Crews will be performing concrete 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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 11, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

CLOSURES OF RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound MD 295 (Russell Street) to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to southbound I-395, to northbound I-95.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 East (Outer Loop), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

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 East Cromwell Street, to East McComas Street, to Key Highway.

The ramp from East 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 southbound I-95 to 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 I-395 (Exit 53).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound MD 295 to northbound I-95 will be closed Monday, Dec. 11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday, Dec. 16, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Key Highway Street will be closed Saturday, Dec. 16, from 6 to 9 a.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from East McComas Street to southbound I-95 will be closed Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to I-395 will be closed Sunday, Dec. 17, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing concrete repairs to the ramp from southbound I-95 to MD 295. The remaining closures are for annual 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 its customers for their patience and reminds them to Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!!

 

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Dec. 10 - 16, 2017

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 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 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 8 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 and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon for preservation/maintenance work.

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 Dec. 11, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Dec. 11-12, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Dec 13-14, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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

Dec. 7, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

CLOSURES OF RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound MD 295 (Russell Street) to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Russell Street, to southbound I-395, to northbound I-95.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 East (Outer Loop), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

The ramp from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road (Exit 60) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to I-695 East (Inner Loop, Exit 64), to Pulaski Highway (US 40, Exit 35) to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to southbound I-95, to southbound I-895, to Moravia Road (Exit 14).

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound MD 295 to northbound I-95 will be closed Saturday, Dec. 9, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed Monday, Dec. 11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday, Dec. 16, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road will be closed Sunday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 8 a.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing inspections to the MD 295 ramps. Crews will be performing concrete repairs to the ramp from northbound I-95 to Moravia Road.

 

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                             

Dec. 1, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO

O’DONNELL STREET IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT:          The ramp from southbound I-95 to O’Donnell Street (Exit 57) will be closed temporarily to traffic.  The detour will direct motorists to Keith Avenue (Exit 56), to northbound I-95, to O’Donnell Street (Exit 57).

WHEN:          Weather permitting, Tuesday, Dec. 5, through Thursday, Dec. 7, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.  

WHY:             Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will close the ramp to pour foundations as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) $13.7 million project to remove and replace weathering steel high-mast light poles along I-95 in Baltimore.

 

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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Dec. 3 – 9, 2017

 

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 10 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 closures.

The westbound span may be closed Wednesday and 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 8 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 12 noon for preservation/maintenance work. 

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 Dec. 4, 2017

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Dec 4-5, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. on the following morning.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Dec. 6-7, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 5 a.m. 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.