City Sewer Repair at W. Baltimore and Howard Streets Causes Partial Overnight Light RailLink Suspension of Service

Free Bus Bridge Will Transport Passengers between North Avenue and Camden Stops


BALTIMORE, MD (May 8, 2019) – The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will conduct emergency overnight repairs beginning tomorrow to fix a blocked sewer line at the intersection of W. Baltimore and Howard streets. As a result of the city’s repairs, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will need to temporarily suspend Light RailLink service between the North Avenue and Camden stops beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Full service is expected to be restored by Friday, May 10, at 5 a.m.

"We look forward to Baltimore City DPW promptly completing these repairs, so we can restore full service quickly and minimize the impact on our riders," said MDOT MTA Administrator Kevin Quinn.

MDOT MTA will provide a free bus bridge to transport passengers between the North Avenue and Camden Light RailLink stops while the city completes the necessary repairs. MDOT MTA will continue to keep riders informed through station announcements, social media, the MDOT MTA website and its e-alert notification system.

MDOT MTA is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MDOT MTA operates LocalLink and commuter buses, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, MARC Train service and a comprehensive Mobility paratransit system. MDOT MTA's goal is to provide safe, efficient and reliable transit across Maryland with world-class customer service. To learn more, visit or, check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.

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