FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 29, 2015
WORK TO RESULT IN CHANGING TRAFFIC PATTERNS ON
I-695 IN SOUTHEAST BALTIMORE
Current split condition removed by Saturday morning
WHAT: All lanes on the Outer Loop of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) will shift to the left from Exit 1 (Quarantine Road) to the Francis Scott Key Bridge.
All lanes on the Inner Loop of I-695 will shift to the left from the Key Bridge to Exit 1.
WHEN: Weather permitting, the Outer Loop and Inner Loop shifts will be in effect by Saturday, Oct. 31, for approximately three to four weeks.
WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: The traffic shift is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MDTA) $5.5 million bridge deck overlay and repair project for the bridges carrying I-695 over Dock Road and CSX Railroad in Baltimore. Lane closures are expected to end in fall 2015, and the project is anticipated to be complete in fall 2016.
For additional project information, 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!!