FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 27, 2020
I-895 BALTIMORE HARBOR TUNNEL NORTHBOUND BORE
CLOSES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND
Two-Way Traffic Will Operate In Southbound Bore
Use I-695/Key Bridge or I-95/Fort McHenry Tunnel as Alternate Routes
WHAT: The northbound bore of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895) will continuously close through the weekend. Two-way traffic (one adjacent lane in each direction) will operate in the southbound bore. We remind motorists to obey speed limits and stay in your lane.
WHEN: Weather permitting, the northbound bore will be closed from Thursday, Jan. 30, at 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3.
WHY: Toll Dollars At Work: Crews will be performing concrete pouring operations and manhole adjustments. The closure is part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s (MDTA) three-year, $189 million I-895 Bridge Project to replace the 60-year-old bridge and Holabird Avenue exit ramp north of the Harbor Tunnel and to rehabilitate the Harbor Tunnel. The project began in April 2018 and is expected to be completed in summer 2021. For details visit 895bmore.com.
To sign up for email/text alerts or 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!