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Date: Jun 9, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 9, 2017

  

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN NORTHEAST BALTIMORE

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

The ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 West (Exit 64/Outer Loop) will be closed overnight.  The detour will direct motorists to I-695 East (Exit 64/Inner Loop), to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from I-695 West (Outer Loop) to northbound US 1 will be closed Saturday, June 10, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning and Sunday, June 11, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to I-695 West (Outer Loop) will be closed Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work.  Crews will be paving the roadway and ramps as part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) I-95 Improvement Project with Express Toll Lanes (ETL).  The project at the I-95/I-695 interchange will reconstruct and realign I-695 from US 1 to MD 7 (Philadelphia 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!

 

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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of June 11 - 17, 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 midnight 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 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Thursday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Saturday from 11 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 Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

Monday through Thursday, one lane will be closed for approximately 15 minutes for contractor pick-up.

The MDTA offers the following travel tips for the summer months:

· Travel off-peak when heading to and from the Eastern Shore. The best times to travel the Bay Bridge on weekends include:

  • Friday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
  • Saturday - before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m.
  • Sunday - before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.

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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