Traffic Modifications for the City Council Swearing-In Ceremony

Traffic Modifications For City Council Swearing-In Ceremony

Lexington Street garage patrons will not be able to enter/exit garage during ceremony

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary street closures and parking restrictions in effect for the Baltimore City Council Swearing-In Ceremony.  The ceremony will be held at the War Memorial Building on Thursday, December 8, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

In preparation for the event, the following streets will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, December 08, 2016 with detours and parking restrictions in effect: Street Closure from 6:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

  • Lexington Street between Gay Street and N. Frederick Street (event checkpoint*)

Street Closures from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

  • Fayette Street exit ramp from I-83 southbound
  • Fayette Street from President Street to Holliday Street – vehicles traveling westbound on Fayette Street will detour left or right onto President Street
  • Gay Street from Baltimore to Saratoga Streets
  • All northbound Holliday Street traffic must turn left onto Fayette Street; no right turns allowed from Holliday Street onto Fayette Street.
  • Vehicles will not be permitted to turn right onto eastbound Saratoga Street at Gay Street.

*Those who are attending the ceremony and monthly parking members of the 510 E. Lexington Street garage will be permitted to pass through the event checkpoint until 9:45a.m., at which point the checkpoints will close to all traffic.

Please note that any vehicles parked in the Lexington Street garage will NOT be able to exit the facility until after the conclusion of the ceremony, which is anticipated to end at approximately 11:15 a.m.

In addition to the street closures listed above, parking restrictions will be implemented along roadways in the immediate vicinity of the War Memorial Building.  Citizens should adhere to all posted parking restrictions.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity may encounter delays and are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes.

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation:

“Keeping Baltimore Moving Safely”

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