FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 9, 2015
Contact: John Sales
ORIOLES' OPENING DAY TRAVEL INFORMATION
FOR I-95/I-395 IN BALTIMORE CITY
Major Construction On I-95 Between Fort McHenry Tunnel & Caton Avenue;
Motorists may experience higher than normal volumes of traffic on I-95/I-395 in Baltimore City on Friday, April 10, due to the Baltimore Orioles' home opener at 3:10 p.m. The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has major roadwork on I-95 south of the Fort McHenry Tunnel that may affect your game-day travel.
Currently, all northbound I-95 traffic lanes shift to the right between Caton Avenue (Exit 50) and Russell Street (Exit 52). Continuing on northbound I-95, traffic lanes split with three lanes to the left and one lane to the right from Exit 54 (Hanover Street) to Exit 55 (Key Highway).
- To use Exit 54 or Exit 55, traffic MUST be in the right lane prior to the split at Exit 54.
- Traffic entering northbound I-95 from I-395 will use Fort McHenry Tunnel Bore 4 (right tube). E-ZPass is accepted in all toll lanes.
- Delays anticipated on southbound I-395 leaving Baltimore City - use Key Highway to access northbound I-95 instead.
Currently, southbound I-95 traffic lanes split after the Fort McHenry Tunnel with two lanes to the left and two lanes to the right.
- Prior to entering the Fort McHenry Tunnel, motorists must stay right to access Exit 55 (Key Highway), Exit 53 (I-395) and Exit 52 (MD 295). Thru traffic stay to the left.
- E-ZPass is accepted in all toll lanes.
Consider public transportation to get Downtown. Motorists traveling thru Baltimore City should use I-695/Key Bridge or I-895/Harbor Tunnel. Use alternate routes entering and exiting Baltimore City. Work-zone speed limits are reduced to 50 mph on I-95.
For additional project information including maps of alternate routes, visit i95bmore.com. 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!!