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The MDTA Traffic Advisories blog posts information about scheduled construction and maintenance projects or other traffic information that might interfere with the normal flow of traffic. Use the Keywords list to locate traffic advisories by facility.

Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Nov. 5 - 11, 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 will be closed temporarily to traffic Sunday from approximately 12:01 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the "Across the Bay 10K" running event. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span. Motorists should anticipate delays and are urged to travel prior to 6 a.m. or after 6 p.m. For additional information on the event, visit bridgerace.com.

The westbound span may be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 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 eastbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

When daytime two-way traffic is in effect on the westbound span, toll lanes 1 through 5, on the left side of the toll plaza, will be directed into contra-flow traffic on the westbound span. Motorists wishing to use an E-ZPass® Only lane to access the eastbound span should use toll lanes 6 or 9.

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

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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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

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of Nov. 6, 2017

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Nov. 6-9, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. on the following morning.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 31, 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. 2, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

WHY: Your Toll Dollars At Work. Crews will be installing a high-mast light pole 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

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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Bay Bridge (US 50/301)

Lane Closures and Traffic Patterns

Scheduled for the Week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 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 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning and Thursday from 9 p.m. 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 closures.

One lane of the westbound span may be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work.

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

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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For Immediate Release

Facility: (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel

During tunnel closures at the (I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

(I-895) Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Lane Closures for the Week of Oct. 29, 2017

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. on the evenings of Oct. 29-  Nov. 2, 2017, for maintenance operations. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4 a.m. on the following morning.

This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

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. 26, 2017

 

"ACROSS THE BAY 10K" TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BAY BRIDGE'S EASTBOUND SPAN

Motorists Should Anticipate Heavy Traffic & Delays on Nov. 5

1-877-BAYSPAN (229-7726)

WHAT: Weather permitting, the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed temporarily to traffic. Two-way traffic operations will be in place on the westbound span. One lane of traffic will operate in each direction on the westbound span, with the center lane closed to traffic. NOTE: The center lane may open to traffic intermittently to help reduce westbound delays.

In addition, the following closures and detours will be in place on the Eastern Shore during the event:

  • The off-ramp from eastbound US 50 to MD 8 will be closed. A detour will be in place to direct motorists to the next exit at Thompson Creek Road. From there, motorists will travel westbound on MD 835 to the signal at MD 8.
  • The on-ramp from MD 8 to westbound US 50 will be closed. All traffic attempting to access westbound US 50 will be directed to MD 18, to the roundabout at Castle Marina Road and onto westbound US 50.
  • MD 18 between Main Street and Love Point Road will be closed. All traffic will be detoured through Stevensville on Love Point Road and Main Street.
  • In addition, residents wishing to travel west on US 50 are advised to approach the highway from either Duke Street or Castle Marina Road.

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 5, from approximately 12:01 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHY: The "Across the Bay 10K" running event will be held on the eastbound span. For additional information on the event, visit bridgerace.com.

Motorists using the Bay Bridge on Nov. 5 will experience significant delays throughout the day. To avoid delays, motorists are urged to travel prior to 6 a.m. or after 6 p.m.

To view real-time traffic camera images at the Bay Bridge, visit baybridge.com. 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 motorists for their patience.

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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