Weekend Road Closures Around Baltimore

| August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Transportation press release: 

Traffic Advisory

Temporary Closure of E. Fayette Street This Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22, 2020

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) would like to advise motorists that a portion of E. Fayette Street will temporarily close this weekend for roadway art painting.

Beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020 E. Fayette Street will be closed to through traffic between Gay and Holliday Streets with detours and parking restrictions in effect, weather permitting.  This portion of E. Fayette Street will remain closed to through traffic until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Detour signs will be posted in the area to alert motorists of the closure.  During the closure, westbound Fayette Street traffic will be detoured right on Gay Street, left onto Saratoga Street, left on Guilford Avenue and right back onto westbound Fayette Street.

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

Franklintown Road Closed for Emergency Repair Work

The BCDOT would like to remind motorists that a portion of Franklintown Road is now closed for emergency repair work.

At this time, Franklintown Road is closed to through traffic in both directions between Winans Way and Forest Park Avenue with detours in effect.  Variable message and detour signs have been posted in the area to alert motorists of the closure.

This portion of Franklintown Road is expected to remain closed for approximately two months until repairs are complete.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Portion of Loch Raven Drive at Loch Raven Reservoir Remains Closed to Traffic

The BCDOT would like to remind motorists that a portion of Loch Raven Drive in Baltimore County is now closed to through traffic due to a failed culvert.

At this time, Loch Raven Drive is closed between Morgan Mill Road and Providence Road at Loch Raven Reservoir.  Engineers with the Department of Public Works are currently working with a consultant to develop a repair plan, and the timeframe for reopening the roadway has not yet been determined.

Closure and detour signs have been posted in the area.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Weekend Road Closures in Canton

This weekend, temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented in Canton to allow for outdoor dining.

Starting on Friday, August 21, 2020 and continuing through Sunday, August 23, 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 Streets
  • Curley 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.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions in Fells Point to Allow for Outdoor Dining

The BCDOT would like to remind motorists that road closures and parking restrictions have been implemented in Fells Point to allow for outdoor dining.

At this time and continuing through Monday, September 7, 2020 the following roadways will be closed to through traffic in Fells 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 Fells 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 Fells Point (RPP Area 16) and vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed.

Fells 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 Fells Point Farmers Market vendors.

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

Cross Street Closure in Federal Hill to Allow for Outdoor Dining

The BCDOT would like to remind motorists that a portion of Cross Street has been closed in Federal Hill to allow for outdoor dining.

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.

Bouldin Street Temporary Closure

This Saturday, a portion of Bouldin Street will be closed for a crane lift operation.  On Saturday, August 22, 2020, Bouldin Street will be closed to through traffic between Pratt and Gough Streets from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with detours and 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.

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