FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 12, 2017

 

WORK TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF I-695 RAMPS IN

NORTHEAST BALTIMORE THIS MONDAY

 

WHAT: The ramps from I-695 East (Inner Loop) to northbound I-95 and southbound I-95 will be closed overnight. The detour will direct motorists to eastbound US 40 (Exit 35B), to I-695 West (Outer Loop), to northbound I-95 and southbound I-95 (Exit 33).

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, the ramp closures will occur Monday, May 15, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.  Due to inclement weather, the closure originally scheduled for May 11 has been rescheduled for this date.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be shifting traffic 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).