Weekend Road Closures for May 14-16, 2021

Traffic Modifications for the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the road closures and traffic modifications in effect for the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes which will take place on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Pimlico Race Course.

Patrons attending the event are strongly urged to carpool or use public transportation.  Citizens that choose to drive to Pimlico Race Course should park at commercial lots and avoid parking in area neighborhoods.  All posted parking restrictions will be strictly enforced and vehicles parked in violation are subject to being ticketed and towed.  Vehicles that are relocated during the event will be taken to Cylburn Avenue just south of Northern Parkway.  Citizens with questions concerning the location of their vehicle should call 311.

Motorists traveling in northwest Baltimore may experience delays throughout the day and should be on the watch for pedestrians and changing traffic patterns while driving.

In preparation for the event, the following traffic modifications will be implemented:

Friday, May 14, 2021 starting at 5:00 a.m. until Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00 p.m.

  • Rogers Avenue – Closed from Winner Avenue to W. Northern Parkway
  • Bland Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Key Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Woodcrest Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Merville Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Stuart Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
  • Rogers Avenue – One way westbound from Winner to Park Heights Avenues
  • Winner Avenue – One way northbound from Hayward Avenue to Northern Parkway

Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

  • Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound W. Northern Parkway will be closed.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
  • Cylburn Avenue – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue

Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • Hayward Avenue – One way eastbound from Park Heights to Winner Avenues

Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

  • Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to westbound Northern Parkway will be closed.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
  • Northbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to westbound Northern Parkway will be closed.
  • Pimlico Road – Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Ken Oak Avenue

 

Traffic Modifications for Weekend Baltimore Orioles Home Games

This weekend, temporary traffic modifications will be in effect for the Baltimore Orioles home games that will be held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

In preparation for Friday evening’s game, the following streets will be closed on Friday, May 14, 2021 starting at approximately 4:00 p.m.:

  • Eutaw Street from Pratt to Camden Streets
  • Camden Street from Howard to Russell Streets
  • Lee Street from Ramp D to Russell Street
  • Hamburg Street from Russell to Leadenhall Streets
  • Washington Boulevard from Paca to Greene Streets
  • Left lane closure along northbound Russell Street from Lee to Pratt Streets

In addition, the following parking restrictions will be implemented on Friday, May 14, 2021 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 for the Orioles home games on Saturday, May 15, 2021 starting at approximately 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 16, 2021 starting at approximately 10:00 a.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. 

 

Jefferson Street Closure for Crane Operation

This Saturday, a portion of Jefferson Street will be closed for a crane lift operation.

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Jefferson Street will be closed to through traffic between Wolfe and Washington Streets from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with detours in effect, weather permitting. 

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

 

Park Avenue Closure for Crane Operation

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

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Park Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Mulberry and Franklin Streets from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with detours in effect, weather permitting. 

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, May 16, 2021 the following streets will be closed to through traffic from 5:30 a.m. to 1:00 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.

 

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