Weekend Road Closures for Friday, June 30th through Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

Weekend Road Closures for Friday, June 30th through Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) would like to advise motorists of the temporary traffic modifications and road closures for the following activities this weekend.  Please download the Waze.com app for live detour navigation.  All activities are weather permitting and BCDOT is not responsible for providing status updates.

Traffic Modifications for Weekend Baltimore Orioles Home Games

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary traffic modifications will be in effect for Baltimore Orioles home games this weekend which will be held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

In preparation for Friday’s game, the following streets will be closed on Friday, June 30, 2023 starting at approximately 4:00 p.m.:

  • Eutaw Street from Pratt to Camden Streets
  • Camden Street from Howard to Russell Streets
  • Hamburg Street from Russell to Leadenhall Streets

In addition, the following parking restrictions will be implemented on Friday, June 30, 2023 beginning at 4:00 p.m.:

  • East side of Eutaw Street from Pratt to Lombard Streets
  • North side of Conway Street from Charles to Sharp Streets
  • East side of Greene Street, from Lombard Street to Washington Boulevard
  • North side of Pratt Street, from Greene Street to Paca Street

The road closures and parking restrictions listed above will also be implemented on Saturday, July 1st starting at approximately 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 2nd starting at approximately 9:00 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. 

 

Traffic Modifications for New Song Academy Summer Solstice

This Friday, temporary road closures will be implemented for New Song Academy Summer Soulstice festival.

In preparation for the event, the following road closures will be implemented on Friday, June 30, 2023 from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.:

  • 1500 block Presstman Street from Gilmor Street to Stricker Street
  • Stricker Street from School Street to Presstman Street 

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

 

Lane Closures for Right of Way Cleaning

This weekend, temporary lane closures will be implemented for right of way cleaning activities.

The following lane closures will be implemented on Saturday, July 1, 2023:

  • North and southbound Hilton Parkway right lane closures from Edmondson Avenue to North Avenue 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The following lane closures will be implemented on Sunday, July 2, 2023:

  • North and southbound left lane closures along the Jones Falls Expressway/ I-83 from Fayette Street to the city line 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

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

 

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore FarmersMarket & 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, July 2, 2023 the following street and lane closures will be implemented from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with detours in effect:

  • Holliday Street closed from Pleasant Street to Saratoga Street
  • Pleasant Street closed at Holliday Street
  • Hillen Street center lane closure at Fallsway

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

 

Traffic Modification for the July 4th Spectacular Set-Up at West Shore Park

This Sunday, a temporary curb lane closure will be implemented for the July 4th Spectacular set-up.

In preparation for the event, the following curb lane closure will be implemented on Sunday, July 2, 2023 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 5th, 2023 at approximately 12:00 p.m.:

  • East side of E. Coast Greenway from Lee Street to Conway Street

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

 

Traffic Modifications and Commercial Vehicle Restrictions in the Downtown Area for July 4th Festivities 

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary commercial vehicle restrictions will be implemented on Tuesday, July 4th in the downtown and Inner Harbor areas of Baltimore City. 

The restrictions will be in effect on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 starting at 12:00 p.m. and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. that evening.  During this time, commercial vehicles will NOT be permitted in the downtown and Inner Harbor portions of Baltimore City, except for local deliveries.  Please note that tanker trailers will NOT be permitted downtown during this time, including those for local deliveries.  These commercial vehicle restrictions exclude cabs, buses and other mass transportation vehicles.

Commercial Vehicle Restrictions will be implemented in the following areas:

  • Fayette Street from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to President Street.  Commercial vehicles will not be allowed to travel on or south of Fayette Street.
  • President Street from Aliceanna to Fayette Streets.  Commercial vehicles will not be allowed to travel on or west of President Street.
  • Light Street from Pratt Street to Key Highway.
  • Key Highway from Light to McComas Streets.
  • Hanover Street from McComas to Montgomery Streets.  Commercial vehicles will not be allowed north of McComas Street, including Hanover Street.
  • Pratt, Lombard and Baltimore Streets from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to President Street.
  • I-395 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard split to Pratt Street.  Commercial vehicles will not be permitted on I-395.
  • No commercial vehicle traffic will be allowed east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard from the I-395 split to Fayette Street.

In addition to the temporary commercial vehicle restrictions, the following streets will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 8:30 p.m. until clear:

  • Eastbound Conway Street at I-395 - Northbound I-395 traffic will be diverted north on Howard Street. 
  • Pratt Street will be closed at Charles Street - Pratt Street traffic will be diverted north on Charles Street to continue east on Baltimore Street.
  • Lombard Street will be closed at President Street - Westbound Lombard Street traffic will be diverted at President Street to continue west on Fayette Street. 
  • Southbound Light Street will be closed at Lombard Street - Southbound Light Street traffic will be diverted onto Lombard Street to continue south on Sharp Street.
  • Northbound Light Street will be closed at Lee Street - Northbound Light Street traffic will be diverted onto Lee Street to continue north on Charles Street.

The following lane closures will be implemented on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. until clear:

  • North side of Lombard Street from President to South Streets
  • West side of Charles Street from Conway to Fayette Streets

Parking Restrictions will also be implemented on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Both sides of Gay Street from Pratt to Fayette Streets
  • Both sides of Calvert Street from Pratt to Fayette Streets
  • Both sides of Baltimore Street from Charles to Gay Streets
  • South side of Key Highway from Light to Covington Streets
  • East side of Light Street from Lee to Conway Streets (parking restricted from 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 2, 2023 through 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2023)

Due to the large number of people expected in the downtown area for July 4th festivities, patrons attending the events are strongly encouraged to use public transportation including mass transit, the Charm City Circulator and rideshare options.  Patrons who wish to drive downtown should park at commercial parking facilities and avoid area neighborhoods.

The Department of Transportation will have Transportation Enforcement Officers (TEO’S) in place to facilitate the movement of traffic.  Motorists should exercise patience and be on the watch for pedestrians while driving downtown, especially when approaching area crosswalks.

 

Traffic Modifications for the Roland Park 4th of July Parade

On Tuesday, temporary traffic modifications will be implemented for the Roland Park 4th of July Parade.

In preparation for the event, the following road closure will be implemented on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with parking restrictions and detours in effect:

  • West side of Roland Avenue from Deepdene Road to Upland Road

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

 

Traffic Modifications for the Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival

On Tuesday, temporary traffic modifications will be implemented for the 7th Annual Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival.

In preparation for the event, the following partial road closure will be implemented on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. with parking restrictions and detours in effect:

  • North side of Waterview Avenue from Potee Street to the Baltimore Community Boathouse

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

 

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