Weekend Road Closures for March 11-13, 2022

Lane Closures Along the Jones Falls Expressway

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary lane closures will be implemented along the Jones Falls Expressway this Sunday for cleaning activities.

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, temporary left lane closures will be implemented along both the northbound and southbound Jones Falls Expressway between Fayette Street and the county line from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 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 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock 5K Run

This Sunday, March 13, 2022, temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The parade begins at 1:30 p.m. and will kick off from the intersection of Charles and Centre Streets.  The parade will proceed south on Charles Street and east on Pratt Street to the disband area along Market Place. 

Parade participants will begin forming at approximately 11:00 a.m. in the vicinity of the Washington Monument.  The parade should last about three hours and periodic breaks in the march will allow vehicular and pedestrian traffic to cross the parade route.  Motorists are advised that temporary traffic stops will be implemented during the event for the safety of participants

Prior to the parade, the Shamrock 5K Run will be held at the intersection of Charles and Franklin Streets beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Participants will proceed south on Charles Street, east on Conway Street, south on Light Street and east on Key Highway.  Runners will turn around at Jackson Street and proceed westbound on Key Highway, north on Light Street and then east on Pratt Street.  The race will end at Pratt Street and Market Place. 

In preparation for the event, a designated travel lane will be separated with traffic cones for participants along the race route.  In addition, Key Highway will be closed to through traffic at Lawrence Street for the duration of the 5K Run (access for local traffic will be maintained).

The following road closures will be implemented on Sunday, March 13, 2022 during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade:

11:30 a.m. – Market Place from Pratt to Water Streets

11:30 a.m. – Charles Street from Centre Street to Madison Avenue

11:30 a.m. – Mt. Vernon Place from Cathedral to St. Paul Streets

11:30 a.m. – Centre Street from Park Avenue to St. Paul Street

12:00 p.m. – Mulberry Street from Cathedral to Lovegrove Streets

12:00 p.m. – Charles Street from Saratoga to Centre Streets

12:40 p.m. – Charles Street from Conway to Centre Streets

1:45 p.m. – Pratt Street from Howard to President Streets

In addition, parking restrictions will be in effect along the parade and race routes from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.:

  • Mt. Vernon Place from Cathedral to St. Paul Streets
  • Centre Street from Park Avenue to St. Paul Street
  • Charles Street from Conway to Read Streets
  • Market Place from Pratt to Water Streets
  • Pratt Street from Gay to President Streets (north side)
  • Key Highway from Battery Avenue to Covington Street (south side)

Transportation Enforcement Officers will assist the Baltimore City Police with the movement of traffic in the downtown area.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity may experience delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

 

E. Monument Street Crane Lift Operation

This Sunday, a portion of E. Monument Street will be temporarily closed for a crane lift operation.

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, E. Monument Street will be closed to through traffic between Broadway and Rutland Avenue from approximately 3:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with detours and parking restrictions 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.

 

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