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Weekend Road Closures for September 4-6, 2020

Traffic Advisory

Lane Closures Along the Jones Falls Expressway

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) would like to advise motorists that temporary lane closures will be implemented along the Jones Falls Expressway this Saturday for jersey wall repairs.

On Saturday, September 5, 2020 temporary lane closures will be implemented along both the northbound and southbound Jones Falls Expressway between Fayette Street and the county line from 5:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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, September 4, 2020 and continuing through Monday, September 7, 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 Fell’s Point to Allow for Outdoor Dining

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

At this time, the following roadways are closed to through traffic in Fell’s 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 are now in effect along Thames Street, Broadway and other areas of Fell’s 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 in Fell’s Point (RPP Area 16) and vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed

Fell’s 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

passenger loading zone has been 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 Fell’s Point Farmers Market vendors.

Motorists traveling in historic Fell’s 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. 

Franklintown Road Remains 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.

Guilford Avenue Crane Operation

This Saturday, a portion of Guilford Avenue will be temporarily closed for a crane lift operation. 

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, Guilford Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Lexington and Fayette Streets from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 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.