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Several road closures expected across Baltimore City this weekend

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Posted at 6:24 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 18:24:18-04

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is advising of several road closures expected across the city this weekend.

A portion of southbound MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) is scheduled to be closed this weekend, August 28-30, 2020.

Beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020, southbound MD-295 will be closed to through traffic between Bush Street and I-695 with detours in effect, weather permitting.

This portion of southbound MD-295 will remain closed throughout the weekend and will be reopened to traffic by 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2020.

In addition to the southbound closure, a single lane closure will be implemented along northbound MD-295 throughout the day on Saturday, August 29, 2020 so that the new bridge beams can be set safely in place.

At least one lane of northbound MD-295 will remain open for vehicular traffic during this time.

During the closure, all southbound Russell Street traffic destined for MD-295 will be detoured onto I-95 south.

At this time, Franklintown Road is closed to through traffic in both directions between Winans Way and Forest Park Avenue with detours in effect.

This portion of Franklintown Road is expected to remain closed for approximately two months until repairs are complete.

Loch Raven Drive is closed between Morgan Mill Road and Providence Road at Loch Raven Reservoir. The timeframe for reopening the roadway has not yet been determined.

Starting Friday, August 28, 2020 and continuing through Sunday, August 30, 2020, the following roadways will be closed in Canton from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. each day with detours and parking restrictions in effect:

O’Donnell Street (both the east and west sides) between Linwood and Potomac StreetsCurley Street from O’Donnell Street east and west to the alleyways

Curb lane closures will also be implemented along the following roadways during these times:

Linwood Street between O’Donnell and Elliot Streets, Linwood Street between O’Donnell and Dillon Streets, Potomac Street between O’Donnell and Dillon Streets

Canton visitors and residents should pay close attention to all posted parking restrictions and avoid parking in restricted areas.

At this time and continuing through Monday, September 7, 2020 the following roadways will be closed to through traffic in Fell’s Point:

Thames Street from the southbound lane of Broadway to the west side of The Pendry Northbound lane of S. Broadway between Thames and Lancaster Streets

In addition, various parking restrictions will be implemented along Thames Street, Broadway and other areas of Fell’s Point.

Visitors and residents should pay close attention to all posted parking restrictions and avoid parking in restricted areas. Residential Permit Parking (RPP) will be strictly enforced throughout the weekend in Fell’s Point (RPP Area 16) and vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed.

Fell’s Point Residential Permit Parking in Area 16 will be enforced along the following roadways:

  • Aliceanna Street
  • Broadway
  • Fleet Street
  • Shakespeare Street
  • Ann Street
  • Thames Street
  • Lancaster Street
  • Dallas Street
  • Bethel Street
  • Wolfe Street
  • Register Street
  • Durham Street
  • Bond Street
  • Fell Street

A passenger loading zone will be established in the 800 block of S. Broadway (southbound) north of Shakespeare Street to allow for customer order pick-ups and delivery vehicles.

Local access will be maintained for authorized vehicles such as refuse and delivery trucks, Zip Cars, etc. In addition, parking will be allowed along the 800 block of S. Broadway each Saturday from 5:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Fell’s Point Farmers Market vendors.

At this time, the north side of S. Cross Street is closed to through traffic between Light and Charles Streets with detours and parking restrictions in effect.

Motorists traveling in historic Federal Hill should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

On Saturday, August 29, 2020 temporary lane closures will be implemented along Fayette Street between St. Paul and Liberty Streets from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. These lane closures will be implemented along this stretch of Fayette Street again on Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight.

W. Monument Street will be closed to through traffic between Park Avenue and Cathedral Street from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with detours and parking restrictions in effect.

Temporary lane closures will be implemented along St. Paul Street between Centre and Franklin Streets from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with detours and parking restrictions in effect.

Temporary lane closures will be implemented along Washington Boulevard between S. Poppleton and Archer Streets from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with parking restrictions in effect.

Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.