Revised: Portions of Charles Street to Close This Saturday for the Charles Street Promenade

Charm City Circulator’s Purple Route will be detoured during this time 

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented on Saturday for the Charles Street Promenade.

On Saturday, September 25, 2021 portions of Charles Street will be closed to through traffic between Saratoga Street and Mt. Royal Avenue from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with detours and parking restrictions in effect.  During the closure, a number of cross streets along this stretch of Charles Street will remain open for vehicular traffic, including Saratoga, Mulberry, Franklin, Centre, Monument Street/Mount Vernon Place, Madison, Biddle, Chase and Mount Royal Avenue.  The access ramp to I-83/Jones Falls Expressway will also remain open with access from Mount Royal Avenue to Charles Street.

In preparation for closure, parking restrictions will be implemented along this stretch of Charles Street starting as early as 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 24, 2021.   Motorists planning to park in this vicinity should pay close attention to posted parking restrictions and are strongly encouraged to utilize area garages and surface lots.  Vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed. 

During the closure of Charles Street, a portion of the Charm City Circulator’s (CCC) Purple Route will be detoured and temporary stop closures along Charles Street will be implemented throughout the day.  The Purple Route will be detoured onto Calvert Street after Stop 302 (The Gallery) and will proceed north on Calvert and west on North Avenue back to Charles Street to resume the normal route. 

The CCC buses will stop at designated MDOT MTA bus stops along this temporary route on Saturday to pick up and discharge passengers as needed.  Riders will be able to board the Charm City Circulator at all other designated stops during this time.

 

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