695 at Charles

Charles St Roundabout to Be Removed This Weekend

June 7th, 2012

The Charles Street Roundabout is finally slated to be removed this weekend, with the traffic lights installed in December 2010 to be made active. When the new traffic lights at Charles St were installed, I was hoping the roundabout would be no longer needed. Closing/removing it took longer than expected, but I am [...]

Charles St Construction Right Lane Closed at Joppa Overpass

March 27th, 2012

The Charles Street construction will take another hard hit at traffic when the right lane that feeds to both Kenilworth Avenue and 695 East will be closed for about 8 weeks beginning April 2, 2012. The State Highway Administration's site says, "This temporary turn lane closure will allow crews to safely widen Charles Street North [...]

Charles St Ramp to Westbound 695 to be Closed

April 10th, 2011

The Charles St construction continues and will cause more snafus beginning this week as the ramp to Westbound 695 will be closed beginning Tuesday. The sign announcing the closure went up last week. The Charles St entrance to 695 East is still closed. It appears the ramp to Bellona from Charles St, with the entrance [...]

New Traffic Lights at Charles Street Circle

December 14th, 2010

The new traffic lights are being installed at both the Charles St Roundabout and the off ramp from I-695 coming from the east, hoping to alleviate some of the traffic issues the area has faced for some time. This is all part of the Charles St Bridge Construction project. The light structures were installed over [...]

Charles Street Construction at 695 Ramp Closures

August 20th, 2010

On August 10, the Charles Street ramp to 695 West closed, and the roundabout entrance to that & I-83N reopened. Traffic before had been routed coming north into the right lane to enter the Beltway, and those traveling south have used alternate routes to access I-695W since that entrance closed in early April. According to [...]

I-695 Eastbound to Have Lanes Split Between 83 and Charles Street in Towson

December 15th, 2009

The I-695 Construction at Charles Street in Towson is going to make traffic a bit trickier starting around 8 pm on Sunday, December 20, 2009. The Maryland State Highway Administration published a notice of this change on their website. Beginning Monday the 21st, Eastbound 695 will be three lanes going through from the I-83 North interchange [...]

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