Preakness weekend traffic overview

The 142nd Preakness Stakes will shut down several roads and cause heavy traffic delays near Pimlico Race Course in northwest Baltimore.
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation urges patrons attending the event to carpool or use public transportation.
Attendees are also encouraged to park in commercial lots and avoid parking in area neighborhoods.

The following traffic patterns and road closures will be implemented.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 starting at 10:00 p.m. until Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00 p.m.
Manhattan Avenue  One way eastbound from Winner Avenue to Pimlico Road
Whitney Avenue  One way westbound from Pimlico Road to Key Avenue
Sulgrave Avenue  One way westbound from Stuart to Highgate Avenues
Rockwood Avenue  One way eastbound from Key to Berkeley Avenues
Simmonds Avenue  One way southbound from Rockwood to Manhattan Avenues
Woodcrest Avenue  One way northbound from Northern Parkway to Rockwood Avenue
Merville Avenue  One way southbound from Glen Avenue to Northern Parkway
Berkeley Avenue  One way northbound from Whitney to Glen Avenues
Stuart Avenue  One way northbound from Northern Parkway to Sulgrave Avenue
Rusk Avenue  One way southbound from Whitney Avenue to Northern Parkway

Friday, May 19, 2017 starting at 5:00 a.m. until Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00 p.m.
Rogers Avenue  Closed from Winner Avenue to W. Northern Parkway
Bland Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
Key Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
Woodcrest Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
Merville Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
Stuart Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Rogers Avenue
Rogers Avenue  One way westbound from Winner to Park Heights Avenues
Winner Avenue  One way northbound from Hayward Avenue to Northern Parkway

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Lane closure next to the median along eastbound W. Northern Parkway from Park Heights to Greenspring Avenues for emergency vehicle use only

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound W. Northern Parkway will be closed.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
Cylburn Avenue  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Hayward Avenue  One way eastbound from Park Heights to Winner Avenues

Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to westbound Northern Parkway will be closed.  Motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits.
Northbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to westbound Northern Parkway will be closed.
Pimlico Road  Closed from W. Northern Parkway to Ken Oak Avenue
Pimlico Road  One way eastbound from Pimlico Road to Greenspring Avenue
Westbound Northern Parkway - Closed from Falls Road to Greenspring Avenue

Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced. Vehicles parked in violation will be ticketed and towed. Towed vehicles will be relocated to Cylburn Avenue just south of Northern Parkway. For additional information on towed vehicles, call 311.

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