FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 15, 2016

 

FORT MCHENRY TUNNEL 5K RUN/WALK ON SEPT. 18 TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS MARYLAND

Minimal Delays Expected During Off-Peak Closures and 5K Event

 

WHAT:          The northbound right tube (Bore 4) of the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) will be closed temporarily for this weekend’s Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Run/Walk.  Barriers will separate vehicular traffic from runners in the toll plaza area during the event.

WHEN:          Saturday, Sept. 17, at approximately 7 p.m., Bore 4 will close to vehicular traffic. All northbound traffic will be directed through the northbound left tube (Bore 3).  Bore 4 is scheduled to reopen to traffic by 12 noon on Sunday, Sept. 18.

In addition, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed during this timeframe. The detour route will direct motorists on northbound I-95 to Boston Street (Exit 57), to southbound I-95, to Keith Avenue.

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt! Please drive with caution and obey posted-speed limits and traffic-control devices.  For additional information on the Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K, please visit tunnelrun.org

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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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