Two-way traffic in Harbor Tunnel

The Maryland Transportation Authority announced two-way traffic overnight weekdays in the Interstate 895 Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.

During tunnel closures at the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, drivers may experience 15-20 minute delays while two-way operations (during which one lane of southbound and northbound traffic is directed into the tunnel that remains open) are implemented. Closure times are dependent on traffic volumes.

The Southbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:30 p.m. on the evenings of Monday, Oct. 9, and Tuesday Oct. 10, for maintenance operations. Two-way operations will be in the northbound tunnel. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

The Northbound Tunnel is scheduled to be closed at 8:30 p.m. on the evenings of Wednesday, Oct. 11, and Thursday, Oct. 12, for maintenance operations. Two-way operations will be in the southbound tunnel. Re-opening is scheduled to take place at 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

Motorists are reminded to obey speed limits and stay in your lane.

<span;>This is a tentative schedule that is subject to change at any time due to weather, traffic conditions, emergency incidents, or priority closures.

Benjamin Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later Eastcountytimes.com in 2022.