Starting tonight, there will be rotating full closures of the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 83 throughout the week.
The closures are expected to cause significant traffic delays.
According to Baltimore’s Department of Transportation, the northbound lanes near 29th Street will be closed starting at 10 p.m. and will be closed through 4 a.m. Tuesday. The southbound lanes near 29th will be full closed between 10 pm. Tuesday and 4 a.m. Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the southbound lanes will again be closed starting at 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. Thursday, and two lanes will be closed on the northbound side between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
The northbound lanes will be closed again starting at 10 p.m. on Thursday and will remain closed through 4 a.m. Friday. There will also be double lane closures on the southbound side of the highway between 9 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday.
During the closures, traffic will be detoured onto the 28th Street exit and onto Sisson Street and onto the 29th Street exit back onto I-83.
The city recommends drivers take these detours:
- For motorists coming to or from Northwest Baltimore or northwest Baltimore County (including Pikesville, Reisterstown and Randallstown), alternate routes are Liberty Road/Liberty Heights Avenue, Reisterstown Road and Park Heights Avenue.
- For motorists coming to or from North Baltimore City or County (including Towson, Timonium and Cockeysville), alternate routes are Charles Street, York Road and Loch Raven Boulevard.
- For motorists coming to or from Northeast Baltimore City and County (including Parkville, Overlea and Perry Hall), alternate routes are Hillen Road/Perring Parkway, Harford Road and Belair Road.