Heavy Traffic Volumes Expected Downtown Tuesday Morning

Downtown roadways, especially in vicinity of the Baltimore Convention Center, will be impacted by the funeral service for Officer Keona Holley

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that heavy traffic conditions are expected in the downtown area on Tuesday morning and early afternoon for the funeral service of Officer Keona Holley.

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022 heavy traffic conditions are expected in the downtown area from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., particularly in the vicinity of the Baltimore Convention Center.  Areas expected to be the most severely impacted during these times include:

  • Pratt Street between Paca and Light Streets
  • Russell/Paca Street between Lee and Pratt Streets
  • Sharp Street between Pratt and Conway Streets
  • Howard Street between Pratt and Conway Streets
  • Conway Street between Light and Howard Streets
  • Charles Street between Pratt and Conway Streets

To accommodate the service, the following traffic modifications will be implemented throughout the morning:

  • Single lane closures along northbound and southbound Howard Street between Camden and Conway Streets (next to the median in both directions)
  • Right lane closure of westbound Conway Street between Charles and Howard Streets
  • Southbound Charles Street will be closed at Conway Street
  • Westbound Conway Street will be closed to through traffic between Light and Howard Streets at approximately 12:30 p.m. and will remain closed until funeral vehicles clear the area.

During the ceremony, inbound/northbound traffic along I-395 will be able to access eastbound Conway Street and northbound Howard Street.  However, temporary traffic stops will be implemented along I-395 at the intersection of Conway Street throughout the morning and early afternoon

Motorists traveling in the downtown area on Tuesday morning/early afternoon should plan ahead for the morning commute by allowing additional travel time and using alternate routes away from the Baltimore Convention Center to avoid significant delays.

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