Weekend Road Closures Around Downtown and Port Covington

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Transportation press release: 

Weekend Road Closures for August 02-04, 2019

Mayor’s Back to School Rally

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the traffic modifications that will be in effect for the Mayor’s annual Back to School Rally which will be held on Saturday, August 03, 2019.  The rally will take place at the War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

In preparation for the event, the following streets will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, August 03, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with detours and parking restrictions in effect:

  • Lexington Street between Guilford Avenue and Gay Street
  • Holliday Street between Saratoga and Lexington Streets
  • Gay Street between Fayette and Lexington Streets

In addition, lane closures will be implemented along the following streets on Saturday, August 03, 2019 from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with parking restrictions in effect:

  • Fayette Street (south side) from Gay to Holliday Streets
  • Gay Street (west side) from Fayette to Lexington Streets
  • Holliday Street (both sides) from Saratoga to Lexington Streets
  • Lexington Street (both sides) from Guilford Avenue to Gay Street

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

Traffic Modifications for the Casey Cares Foundation 5K Run

On Saturday, August 03, 2019, traffic modifications that will be in effect for the Casey Cares Foundation 5K Run and Walk.  The 10th annual 5K event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in South Point at Port Covington.

The majority of the race route will be off-road along paved bike paths, but will affect portions of Cromwell Street, Dickman Street, Insulator Drive and Port Covington Drive.   Commuters should be advised that temporary traffic stops may be implemented during the event for the safety of participants.  Citizens traveling in Port Covington should be on the watch for pedestrians and changing traffic patterns in this area.

Traffic Modifications for the Lillie May Carroll Jackson Old School to New School 5K

This Saturday, August 03, 2019, temporary lane closures will be implemented for the Lille May Carroll Jackson Old School to New School 5K Run/Walk.  Participants will travel from the old charter school at 900 Woodbourne Avenue to the new facility located at 2200 Sinclair Lane.

The run will kick off at 9:00 a.m. from the intersection of Woodbourne Avenue and The Alameda.  Participants will head south along The Alameda and south onto St. Lo Drive to finish on the field at the intersection of Sinclair Lane.

In preparation for the event, one lane of travel will be coned off for pedestrians along the race route wherever possible.  Citizens should be advised that temporary traffic stops may be implemented during the race for the safety of participants.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Lane Closure Along the Jones Falls Expressway

This Saturday, temporary lane closures will be implemented along a portion of the Jones Falls Expressway for storm drain cleaning.  On Saturday, August 03, 2019 a right lane closure will be implemented along the southbound Jones Falls Expressway between the county line and Fayette Street from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

Charles Street Crane Operation

This Saturday, temporary lane closures will be implemented along a portion of Charles Street for a crane lift operation.  On Saturday, August 03, 2019 lane closures will be implemented along N. Charles Street between W. 28th and W. 27th Streets from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  At least one lane of through traffic will remain open for motorists during this time.

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

Biddle Street Crane Operation

This Saturday, a portion of Biddle Street will be closed for a crane lift operation.  On Saturday, August 03, 2019 Biddle Street will be closed between N. Chester Street and Collington Avenue from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with detours in effect.

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

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