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Temporary closures of I-95 ramps, HampdenFest, Pigtown Festival in Baltimore City this weekend

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 19:19:46-04

BALTIMORE — Maryland Transportation Authority and The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has informed WMAR-2 News that there will be several ramps and roads closed this weekend.

The ramp from northbound MD 295 (Russell Street) to northbound I-95 will be closed temporarily to traffic on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The detour will direct motorists to Russell Street, to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, to southbound I-395, to northbound I-95.

The ramp from southbound I-95 to southbound MD 295 (Exit 52) will be closed temporarily to traffic on Sunday, September 22, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The detour will direct motorists to I-695 East (Outer Loop), to southbound MD 295 (Exit 7A).

The ramp from northbound I-95 to northbound Caton Avenue (Exit 50) will be closed temporarily to traffic on Sunday, September 22, and Monday, September 23, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. The detour will direct motorists to Russell Street (Exit 52), to Haines Street, to Warner Street, to Bayard Street, to Washington Boulevard, to southbound I-95, to Caton Avenue (Exit 50).

City transportation officials said drivers should be on the lookout for road closures on the city's West-side.

On Saturday, September 21, the city will host HampdenFest and Pigtown Festival. Roadways for HampdenFest will impact 36th Street between Falls Road and Chestnut Avenue,Chestnut Avenue from W. 36th Street to W. 34th Street.

The Pigtown Festival preparation will impact traffic starting Friday, September 20, on Washington Boulevard from Barre to Cross Streets andScott Street from Carroll to Ramsey Streets.

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