Commercial Vehicle Operations News

Extension of Emergency Declaration No. 2024-002

​FMCSA Extension of Emergency Declaration regarding the Key Bridge Collapse

Tunnels - Unauthorized Routes For Loads

Unauthorized Routes for Loads

Permitted loads WILL NOT be routed through the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel or the Fort McHenry Tunnel. These are unauthorized route for loads. Contact the permit office if assistance is needed  or 1-800-543-4564.

Transporting Hazardous Materials

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) govern the transport of hazardous materials across our toll facilities. Under these regulations, vehicles carrying bottled propane gas in excess of 10 pounds per container (maximum of 10 containers), bulk gasoline, explosives, significant amounts of radioactive materials, and other hazardous materials are prohibited from using the Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95) or the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895). Drivers should use the western section of I-695 around tunnels. 

The Transport of Hazardous Materials Across our Toll Facilities | MDTA (

Declaration of a State of Emergency - Executive Order 01.01.2024.09

​See Declaration of a State of Emergency - Executive Order 01.01.2024.09 related to significant infrastructure damage to the Francis Scott Key Bridge 

Alcohol Permits

Permits for hauling alcohol can be obtained by contacting the Maryland Alcohol, Tobacco and Cannabis Commission at