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Date: Apr 2017

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of April 23 – 29, 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 may be closed Sunday from 11 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 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.

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 24, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of April 24-27, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 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

April 20, 2017

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SOUTHBOUND I-895 NEAR I-97/MD 2 SPUR ROAD TONIGHT

Unscheduled Joint Replacement in Patapsco Flats Work Zone

 

WHAT: Southbound I-895 will be closed temporarily between Exit 6 (I-97and MD 2 spur road) and Exit 4 (MD 295).

All traffic will be detoured to the spur road, to southbound I-97, to MD 648, to northbound I-97, to I-695 west. A second detour route also will be available from southbound I-97, to westbound MD 100, to southbound I-95.

Currently, only one lane is operating on southbound I-895 in this area due to the Patapsco Flats project.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Thursday, April 20, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will perform an unscheduled joint replacement on the bridge carrying I-895 over the Light Rail tracks. The bridge is located just south of the Patapsco Flats bridges but still within the project work zone.

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 20, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM NORTHBOUND MD 295 TO NORTHBOUND I-95

 

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.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Monday, April 24, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing pothole 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!!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 19, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF

SOUTHBOUND I-95 RAMP TO

NORTHBOUND CATON AVENUE

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-95 to northbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50B) will be closed.  The detour will direct motorists to southbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50A), to Joh Avenue, to Benson Avenue, to Caton Avenue.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Sunday, April 23, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing drainage work.

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

April 18, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM I-395 TO NORTHBOUND I-95

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-395 to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to southbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95.
 
WHEN: Weather permitting, Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing cable 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.

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 14, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-95 RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

HAZMAT Vehicles Must Use Exit 57 Before the Fort McHenry Tunnel

 

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

Note: The last exit for HAZMAT vehicles before the Fort McHenry Tunnel will be Exit 57 (O’Donnell Street).

The ramp from southbound I-95 to Caton Avenue (Exit 50) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to westbound I-695, to Wilkens Avenue, to Caton Avenue.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 to Keith Avenue ramp closure will occur Monday, April 17, through Thursday April 20, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 to Caton Avenue ramp closure will occur Monday, April 24, through Thursday, April 27, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work.  Crews will close the ramps 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 April 17 – 22, 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 westbound span may be closed Monday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Tuesday and 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 westbound 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. 

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.

 

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 18, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of April 18-20, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 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

April 12, 2017

   

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM MORAVIA ROAD TO SOUTHBOUND I-895 IN BALTIMORE CITY

WHAT: The ramp from westbound Moravia Road to southbound I-895 will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists from Moravia Road, to Moravia Park Drive, to Pulaski Highway, to Erdman Avenue, to southbound I-895.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Thursday, April 13, and Friday, April 14, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.           

WHY: Crews will be asphalt milling and paving.

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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