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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 20, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM KANE STREET TO SOUTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from Kane Street to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic.

The northbound traffic detour will direct motorists to Eastern Avenue, to Gusryan Street, to Dundalk Avenue, to Holabird Avenue, to Broening Highway, to Keith Avenue, to southbound I-95.

The southbound traffic detour will direct motorists to Dundalk Avenue, to Holabird Avenue, to Broening Highway, to Keith Avenue, to southbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing drain 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

Nov. 16, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

CLOSURES OF RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound I-395 to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to southbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50), to northbound I-95.

The ramp from northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard (Exit 51) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to Russell Street (Exit 52), to Annapolis Road, to Monroe Street, to Washington Boulevard.

The ramp from Russell Street to southbound I-395 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Pratt Street, to Howard Street, to southbound I-395.

The ramp from Russell Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to southbound I-395, to northbound I-95, to Hanover Street (Exit 54), to West Dickman Street, to Hanover Street, to southbound I-95, to I-395 (Exit 53), to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

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

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp southbound I-395 to northbound I-95 will be closed Thursday, Nov. 16, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard will be closed Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6 a.m. to 12 noon.

Weather permitting, the ramp from Russell Street to southbound I-395 will be closed Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 a.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from Russell Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed Sunday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 11 a.m.

Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed Sunday, Nov. 19, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHY: The ramp from southbound I-395 to northbound I-95 will be closed for pothole repairs. The ramp from northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard will be closed for tree removal. Crews will be performing annual inspections to the Russell Street ramps. The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 will be closed for Baltimore City Department of Transportation guardrail 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

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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 7, 2017

 

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT

RAMP CLOSURES IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: The ramp from southbound Russell Street to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to southbound MD 295, to I-695 North (Inner Loop), to southbound I-95.

The ramp from northbound I-395 to Howard Street will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to West Pratt Street, to Howard Street.

WHEN: Weather permitting, the ramp from southbound Russell Street to southbound I-95 closure will occur Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the ramp from northbound I-395 to Howard Street closure will occur Friday, Nov. 10, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing pothole repairs to the ramp from southbound Russell Street to southbound I-95. Crews will be performing paving operations to the ramp from northbound I-395 to Howard Street.

 

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. 3, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RAMP FROM KEITH AVENUE TO SOUTHBOUND I-95 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

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

WHEN: Weather permitting, Monday, Nov. 6, through Wednesday, Nov. 8, 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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 3, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

CLOSURES OF RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT:          The ramp from northbound I-395 to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route will direct motorists to Howard Street, to westbound Lombard Street, to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. 

The ramp from Russell Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and the ramp from Russell Street to southbound I-395 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour route to southbound I-395 will direct motorists to Pratt Street, to Howard Street, to southbound I-395. The detour route to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will direct motorists to Paca Street, to Lombard Street, to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

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).                                  

WHEN:          Weather permitting, the ramps from I-395 and Russell Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, and the ramp from Russell Street to southbound I-395 closures will occur Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 ramp closure will occur Saturday, Nov. 4; Sunday, Nov. 5; Saturday, Nov. 11; and Sunday, Nov. 12; from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.                                   

WHY:             Crews will be performing paving operations to the ramps from I-395 and Russell Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and the ramp from Russell Street to southbound I-395. Crews will be performing annual inspections to the ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295.

 

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

Oct. 27, 2017

 

**UPDATED SCHEDULE**

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURES OF

I-95 RAMPS IN BALTIMORE CITY THIS SATURDAY

 

WHAT: The ramp from northbound I-95 to Russell Street (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to I-395 (Exit 53), to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to Lee Street, to Russell Street.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57), to South Newkirk Street, to Newgate Avenue, to New Vail Street, to Keith Avenue.

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

WHEN: Weather permitting, the northbound I-95 to Russell Street ramp closure will occur Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 to Keith Avenue ramp closure will occur Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing annual inspections.

Note: The previously scheduled ramp closure from southbound I-95 to MD 295 (Exit 52) has been canceled for Saturday, Oct. 28.

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

Oct. 26, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF

RAMP FROM SOUTHBOUND I-95 TO

MD 295 IN BALTIMORE CITY

 

WHAT: 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).

WHEN: Weather permitting, Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHY: Crews will be performing annual inspections.

In addition, the previously scheduled ramp closure from southbound I-95 to Keith Avenue (Exit 56) will occur on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The detour route will direct motorists to O'Donnell Street (Exit 57), to South Newkirk Street, to Newgate Avenue, to New Vail Street, to Keith Avenue.

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

 

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

Oct. 25, 2017

 

** TONIGHT **

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF RAMP FROM WESTBOUND US 40

TO SOUTHBOUND I-95

 

WHAT: The ramp from westbound US 40 to southbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic. The detour will direct motorists to Moravia Park Drive, to Moravia Road, to southbound I-95.

WHEN: Weather permitting, Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Crews will be performing emergency 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!

 

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