Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore City

| August 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Transportation press release: 

Traffic Modifications for Weekend Baltimore Orioles Home Games

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary traffic modifications will be in effect for the Baltimore Orioles home games this weekend which will be held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Motorists should be advised that all parking restrictions and residential permit parking regulations will be strictly enforced in the vicinity of the stadium during each game.  Patrons who do not have a parking permit for any of the stadium lots are strongly encouraged to use public transportation.  With a variety of transit options including the Metro Subway, Light Rail, Park and Ride express bus services, and the Charm City Circulator, fans can easily use mass transit from numerous locations in and around Baltimore to get to the stadium.

Baseball fans that drive to the games should utilize commercial parking facilities north of the stadium and avoid parking in area neighborhoods.  Transportation Enforcement Officers will enforce all posted parking restrictions and residential permit parking regulations in the vicinity of the stadium.  Vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed and towed.  Patrons with questions concerning the location of their vehicles should call 311.

In preparation for Friday’s game, the following streets will be closed on Friday, August 19, 2022 starting at approximately 4:00 p.m.:

  • Eutaw Street from Pratt to Camden Streets
  • Camden Street from Howard to Russell Streets
  • Hamburg Street from Russell to Leadenhall Streets
  • Washington Boulevard from Paca to Greene Streets

In addition, the following parking restrictions will be implemented on Friday, August 19, 2022 beginning at 4:00 p.m.:

  • East side of Greene Street from Lombard Street to Washington Boulevard
  • East side of Eutaw Street from Pratt to Lombard Streets
  • North side of Conway Street from Charles to Sharp Streets

The road closures and parking restrictions listed above will also be implemented on Saturday, August 20, 2022 starting at approximately 1:00 p.m. and on Sunday, August 21, 2022 starting at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Transportation Enforcement Officers will be stationed at key intersections to assist with the movement of traffic in the downtown area.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for pedestrians, especially when approaching designated crosswalks.

Lane Closures Along the Jones Falls Expressway

This Saturday, temporary right lane closures will be implemented along the southbound Jones Falls Expressway for graffiti removal.

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, a right lane closure will be implemented along the southbound Jones Falls Expressway between 28th Street and Guilford Avenue from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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

Traffic Modifications for Mayor Scott’s Back to School Event

This Saturday, temporary traffic modifications will be implemented for Mayor Scott’s Back to School Event which will be held at War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

In preparation for the event, the following streets will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from approximately 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. with detours and parking restrictions in effect:

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

In addition, temporary lane closures will be implemented along the following streets on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from approximately 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.:

  • Fayette Street (right lane) from Gay to Holliday Streets
  • Gay Street (left lane) from Fayette to Lexington Streets

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

Portion of Gough Street to Close for 10 Years of Benders Festival

This Saturday, a portion of Gough Street will be closed for the 10 Years of Benders Festival in Upper Fells Point.

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, Gough Street will be closed to through traffic between S. Ann Street and Durham Street from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 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.

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar

This Sunday, traffic modifications will be in effect for the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, which is held under the Jones Falls Expressway along Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay Streets.

On Sunday, August 21, 2022, the following streets will be closed to through traffic from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with detours in effect:

  • Hillen Street from Fallsway to Holliday Street
  • Holliday Street from Pleasant Street to Saratoga Street
  • Holliday Street at Pleasant Street off ramp left lane closure

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

Hilton Parkway Temporary Lane Closures

This Sunday, temporary lane closures will be implemented along a portion of Hilton Parkway for cleaning activities.

On Sunday, August 21, 2022, temporary right lane closures will be implemented along northbound and southbound Hilton Parkway between North Avenue and Edmondson Avenue from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  One lane of through traffic will remain open for motorists in each direction during this time.

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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