Major Events Mean Heavy Traffic, Delays on I-95 in Baltimore This Week

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As the City of Baltimore gears up for the Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) reminds motorists to anticipate delays, plan ahead and Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt.

The Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show will take place Wednesday, October 3, through Tuesday, October 9. Throughout the week, event-related traffic may result in delays at the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) and along the I-95/I-395 corridor. The heaviest traffic volumes in the area are expected on Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7. Vehicles are prohibited from stopping or parking on I-95/I-395 shoulders.

Motorists are urged to take the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) if their destinations are north or south of Baltimore. If heading into the city, consider alternate routes such as I-83 or US 40, and from I-95, O’Donnell/Boston Street (Exit 57), Eastern Avenue (Exit 59) or Caton Avenue (Exit 50) to Wilkens Avenue.

Construction Reminders:

  • I-95 improvement project north of the Fort McHenry Tunnel continues. Current traffic pattern features small or no shoulders through the work zone. All lanes are open in both directions.
  • I-695 Curtis Creek Drawbridge Preservation Project has a traffic pattern featuring two-way traffic (one adjacent lane in each direction) 24/7 south of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.
  • I-895 Patapsco River Flats bridge deck and superstructure replacement continues. Current traffic pattern features two-way traffic (one adjacent lane in each direction) 24/7 on I-895 across the Patapsco Flats bridge near the Baltimore/Washington Parkway.

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