BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The southbound bore of the Harbor Tunnel along I-895 will be closed starting Friday night due to construction. It will remain closed 24/7 through mid-June.
Maryland transportation officials said motorists should avoid taking I-895 during this time and instead take I-695 or I-95 as alternate routes.READ MORE: Chesapeake's Crab Population At Lowest Since 1990, Survey Finds
The northbound bore will remain open to two-way traffic. Motorists must remain in their lanes and adhere to speed limits.READ MORE: WJZ's Furever Friend: Snuffy
The construction is a part of MDTA’s three-year, $189 million project to replace the 60-year-old I-895 Bridge and the Holabird Avenue exit just north of the Harbor Tunnel. They will also rehabilitate the Harbor Tunnel.MORE NEWS: Park Heights “Renaissance Row” Apartment Building Opens With New Affordable Housing Units
The roadway is expected to reopen around June 19.