The Maryland Transportation Authority is warning motorists to anticipate delays in Baltimore this week as an international maritime festival gets under way.
Sailabration" kicked off Wednesday and runs through Tuesday. The
festival is part of the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812
and will feature more than 40 tall ships and navy ships of a dozen
Organizers hope to attract more than 1 million people over the week.
State transportation officials say the event could result in major
delays at the Fort McHenry Tunnel and along the Interstate 95/Interstate
395 corridor. The heaviest traffic is expected on Saturday and Sunday.
Motorists headed into the city are advised to find alternate routes.