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Baltimore Grand Prix Traffic Changes

Posted by Matt on August 29, 2012  |   Comments Off on Baltimore Grand Prix Traffic Changes

Downtown Access During the 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore: August 25 Through September 4

The following road closures will be implemented in preparation for the race:

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 after 9:00 p.m.

Charles Street between Pratt and Lombard Streets – This area will close for several hours after 9:00 p.m. for gate installation. Once installation is complete, the roadway will reopen until Thursday evening. Access to Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event, but local access will be maintained from Lombard Street to the road closure near Pratt Street throughout the event period. In the evening, Charles Street will be reopened to provide two-way controlled traffic access between Lombard and Lee Streets. Charles Street between Conway and Lee Streets – This area will close for several hours after 9:00 p.m. for gate installation. Once installation is complete, the roadway will reopen until Thursday evening. Access to Conway Street will be eliminated during the event, but local access will be maintained from Lee Street to the road closure near Conway Street throughout the event period. There will be no daytime access to Charles Street between Conway and Pratt Streets throughout the event. In the evening, Charles Street will be reopened to provide two-way controlled traffic access between Lombard and Lee Streets. Sharp Street between Pratt and Conway Streets – This area will close for several hours after 9:00 p.m. for gate installation. Once installation is complete, the roadway will be reopened. Access to Conway Street from the south will be maintained until Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 after 9:00 p.m.

Pratt Street between Penn and Paca Streets – Access to Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event between Paca and Calvert Streets, but access from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to the closure near Paca Street will be allowed. Two-way traffic will be allowed between Penn and Paca Streets. Conway Street between Howard and Light Streets Sharp Street between Lee and Conway Street – This area will close for several hours after 9:00 p.m. for gate installation. Once installation is complete, the roadway will be reopened. Access to Conway Street will be eliminated during the event, but local access will be maintained from Sharp Street to the south. Camden Street between Paca and Howard Streets – Access to Howard and Paca Streets will be eliminated during the event, but local access will be maintained via Eutaw Street nightly. I-395/Howard Street between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Pratt Street – This stretch of roadway will close Wednesday evening at midnight.

Thursday, August 30, 2012 after 7:00 p.m. through Tuesday, September 04, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.

Pratt Street between Paca and South Streets – Two-way local access will be maintained from South Street to the road closure near Calvert Street throughout the event period. Light Street between Key Highway and Pratt Street Access to Light Street between Key Highway and Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event. Light Street between Lombard and Pratt Streets – Access to Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event, but temporary two-way local access will be maintained from Lombard to Pratt Street throughout the event period. Key Highway at Light Street – Access to northbound Light Street will be eliminated during the event, but local two-way access will be maintained from Cross Street to the closure near Light Street. Howard Street between Lombard and Pratt Streets – Access to/from Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event, but temporary two-way local access will be maintained from Lombard to the closure near Pratt Street throughout the event period. Northbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Exit to Russell Street – Will close at 1:30 p.m. Traffic will be diverted onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Northbound Russell / Paca Streets between Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Pratt Street – All northbound traffic will be diverted onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Paca Street between Lombard and Pratt Streets – Access to Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event, but temporary two-way local access will be maintained from Lombard to the closure near Pratt Street throughout the event period. Calvert Street between Lombard and Pratt Streets – Access to/from Pratt Street will be eliminated during the event, but temporary two-way local access will be maintained from Lombard to the closure near Pratt Street throughout the event period. Greene Street / southbound Russell Street between Lombard Street and Washington Boulevard – Motorists will be diverted onto Lombard Street after 7:30 p.m. Local access will be maintained south to Washington Boulevard. Eutaw Street between Pratt and West Camden Streets