Road Information

Interstate 895 in Maryland Total Mileage in State: 15 miles
Northern End: At I-95, in Baltimore
Southern End: At I-95, in Elkridge
Mileage covered in Photos: 15 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Howard, Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Baltimore (City)
Major Junctions in Photos: US 40, in Baltimore
I-95, in Baltimore
Control Cities in Photos: Baltimore

Northbound

   

Interstate 895 North shield at mile marker 0.5, shortly after merging onto I-895 North from Interstate 95 North.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

This sign welcomes you to the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway, which is what Interstate 895 is known as.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North as it enters Baltimore County from Howard County at mile marker 1.1.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

The speed limit on Interstate 895 North starts out at 65 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North: Road view from mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North assurance shield.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

At mile marker 4.1, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Another Interstate 895 North assurance shield.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

This sign warns of a truck lane restriction ahead. Trucks will be restricted to the right lane about 1 mile ahead.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North: Road view from mile marker 5.4.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North as it enters Anne Arundel County from Baltimore County.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North as it passes under I-895 B Spur. I-895 has two short unsigned spurs (known as A Spur and B Spur) which connect Interstate 97 to I-895 just ahead.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at mile marker 6, as traffic from I-895 Spur A merges onto I-895.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Approaching the toll plaza, the truck lane restriction mentioned a mile ago begins.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

1 1/2 miles from the toll plaza, this sign lists the toll rates for 2 axle vehicles with and without Maryland EZ Pass.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

At mile marker 6.8, the speed limit decreases to 50 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North approaching the toll plaza - 1 mile. EZ Pass is accepted at all lanes. Cash customers and trucks should keep to the right.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Take Exit 9 to Port of Baltimore, Fairfield, and Masonville.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North approaching Exit 9 - 3/4 mile. If you're taking Exit 9, you MUST use the rightmost lane at the toll plaza ahead. The reason for this is that Exit 9 is immediately, and I mean IMMEDIATELY, after the toll plaza, as you will see.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North approaching the toll plaza - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

With the toll plaza coming into view, this sign warns that lanes with a flashing yellow light above them are for EZ Pass tagholders only. Again, if you're taking Exit 9, you need to use the rightmost lane at the toll plaza.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Approaching the toll plaza, the rightmost sign here states that all vehicles over 5 tons Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) must use toll lanes 1-3.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

A closer view of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Toll Plaza.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 9: Childs St / To Frankfurst Ave. You see what I meant when I said you needed to use the rightmost lane at the toll plaza if you were taking this exit?  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Here's a better view of the sign for Exit 9, taken 2 days after the previous picture.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 895 North at mile marker 8.5. The speed limit remains 50 mph until we're on the north end of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North: Road view from mile marker 8.7, as we begin to approach the tunnel. Electronic lane control devices are used overhead. Both lanes were open through the tunnel at this time.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North: Road view approaching the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

A closer view of the entrance to the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

View from inside the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 10: Holabird Ave / Dundalk  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 11A: Boston St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 11B: O'Donnell St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

North of Exit 11B, the speed limit of 55 mph resumes. Also, take Exit 12 to Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 12: Lombard St  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North assurance shield at mile marker 12.8.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North approaching the ramp on the left to I-95 North's express lanes - 3/4 mile. If you use the express lanes, you must have EZ Pass and you will not have access to Interstate 695.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at Exit 13: US 40 East - Pulaski Hwy / To Erdman Ave  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Overhead sign listing the toll rates for 2 axle vehicles on Interstate 95 North's express lanes. Again, you must have EZ Pass to use I-95 North's express lanes.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at the entrance to the express lanes for Interstate 95 North (on the left). The sign reminds you that if you use the express lanes, you must have EZ Pass (no cash) and you will not have access to Interstate 695.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).

Interstate 895 North at its northern terminus, as its two lanes prepare to merge into Interstate 95 North's two local lanes.  (Photo taken 8/7/15).