Changing Traffic Patterns On Southbound & Northbound I-95 In Baltimore This Week

Use Right Lane For I-395 Exit Key Highway On-Ramp To Reopen; Hanover Street On-Ramp Closed 24/7

WHAT:

The left lane on northbound I-95 between Exit 50 (Caton Avenue) and Exit 52 (Russell Street) remains closed 24/7. The remaining three northbound I-95 traffic lanes will shift to the right in this area. REMINDER: To exit at Russell Street, motorists should follow signs to use Exit 50, continue on the ramp to northbound I-95, and exit at Russell Street.

Northbound I-95

Southbound I-95 traffic lanes will shift with all three lanes to the left of the work area between Exit 53 (I-395) and the I-395 on-ramp. Motorists MUST use the right lane prior to the lane shift for Exit 53 (I-395) and Exit 52 (MD 295).

Southbound I-95

WHEN:

Weather permitting, the northbound I-95 shift from Exit 50 to Exit 52 will be in effect by Wednesday, Aug. 5, for approximately two weeks.

Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 shift from Exit 53 to the I-395 on-ramp will be in effect by Saturday, Aug. 8, for approximately three weeks.

WHY:

Toll Dollars At Work: The split traffic pattern and on-ramp closure are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City.

REMINDER:

The on-ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 is closed 24/7 until late September. The detour route directs motorists from Hanover Street to East McComas Street, to a u-turn onto West McComas Street, to southbound I-95. Work-zone speed limits on northbound and southbound I-95 are reduced to 50 mph. Work-zone safety speed cameras in use.

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New Split Traffic Pattern On Southbound I-95 In Baltimore This Weekend

Use Right Lane For I-395 Exit Key Highway On-Ramp To Reopen; Hanover Street On-Ramp Closed 24/7

WHAT:

Southbound I-95 traffic lanes will split with three lanes to the left and one lane to the right from Exit 55 (Key Highway) to Exit 52 (MD 295). To use Exit 53 (I-395), you MUST use the right lane prior to the split. For Exit 52, use the two right lanes prior to the split. The on-ramp from Key Highway to southbound I-95 will reopen; however motorists entering southbound I-95 will remain in the right lane until after Exit 52. The on-ramp from Hanover Street to southbound I-95 will be closed 24/7 until late September. The detour route will direct motorists from Hanover Street to East McComas Street, to a u-turn onto West McComas Street, to southbound I-95.

WHEN:

Weather permitting, the southbound I-95 split will be in effect by Sunday, July 26, for approximately two to three weeks.

Weather permitting, the Hanover Street on-ramp closure will be in effect by Sunday, July 26, until late September. The Key Highway on-ramp will reopen by Sunday, July 26.

Work Zone Typical Section

WHY:

Toll Dollars At Work: The split traffic pattern and on-ramp closure are part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City.

REMINDERS:

  • Southbound I-95 traffic lanes split with three lanes to the left and one lane to the right from I-395 to Exit 50 (Caton Avenue). For Exit 50, motorists MUST be in the right lane prior to the split.
  • The on-ramp from Washington Boulevard to southbound I-95 is closed 24/7. Follow detours.
  • Use I-695 or I-895 if traveling thru Baltimore City.
  • Work-zone speed limits on northbound and southbound I-95 are reduced to 50 mph. Work-zone safety speed cameras in use.

For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA or use #i95bmore. 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!!

Avoid Northbound I-395 To Get Downtown — July 14 Through Early August

24/7 Single-Lane Access From Northbound I-95 To I-395 Plan Ahead & Seek Alternate Routes Downtown

WHAT:

The lanes to access Exit 53 (I-395) on northbound I-95 will be reduced 24/7 from two lanes to one. Motorists on northbound I-95 will only be able to access Exit 53 using the far right lane after Exit 52 (Russell Street). The remaining three northbound I-95 lanes will continue north to the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Exit 55 (Key Highway) will reopen to traffic.

To get downtown from northbound I-95, use Exit 52 or Exit 55. If coming from the south, use northbound MD 295 to get downtown. Use I-695 or I-895 if traveling thru Baltimore City.

REMINDERS: The left lane on northbound I-95 between Exit 50 (Caton Avenue) and Exit 52 (Russell Street) remains continuously closed (24/7). The remaining three northbound I-95 traffic lanes will split with two lanes to the left and one lane to the right in this area. To exit at Russell Street, motorists should follow signs to use Exit 50 (Caton Avenue), continue on the ramp to northbound I-95, and exit at Russell Street.

WHEN:

Weather permitting, the Key Highway exit will reopen by Saturday, July 11

Weather permitting, the 24/7 single lane access from northbound I-95 to I-395 will be in effect by Tuesday, July 14, through early August.

WHY:

Toll Dollars At Work: The new traffic pattern is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) two-year, $64 million project to remove and replace the existing concrete deck (riding) surface and roadway joints on mainline I-95 and ramps in Baltimore City.

REMINDER: Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) equipment is deployed on northbound I-95 between Exit 50 (Caton Avenue) and the Fort McHenry Tunnel. The work-zone speed limit is 50 mph on northbound and southbound I-95.

For real-time updates on major incidents follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TheMDTA or use #i95bmore. 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!!