News Release, Maryland Department of Transportation -SHA

Baltimore County

  • HIGH IMPACT – Cromwell Bridge Road/MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard) ramp to the outer loop I-695 – Ramp closure for pipe crossing – Ramp to be closed at 11 p.m. Friday, April 26 until 5 a.m. Monday, April 29. Motorists will be guided to I-695/Providence Road) interchange and back to the inner loop I-695 to MD 542/Cromwell Bridge Road. new
  • • HIGH-IMPACT – Padonia Road under the I-83 Bridges – Bridge replacement project – Beginning April 28, Padonia Road to be closed occasionally overnights for bridge demolition phase between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Motorists will be guided to the I-83/Timonium Road interchange and back to NB I-83 to Padonia Road. These occasional overnight closures are expected to last until early-May.
  • • HIGH IMPACT – Inner loop (southbound) I-695 (Baltimore Beltway/Patapsco Freeway) – Resurfacing – Single lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.  Project should be complete by Memorial Day. new

Prince George’s County

  • HIGH IMPACT – Outer loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) Bridge over Suitland Road – Traffic shift for bridge replacement project – On Saturday, April 27, MDOT SHA will shift travel lanes for the bridge replacement project on the outer loop I-495 Bridge over Suitland Road. Motorists can expect double lane closures between 3 p.m. until 9 a.m. Sunday, April 28.  new

Major Weekend Lane Closures

Anne Arundel County

• MD 100 Bridges over MD 174 (Quarterfield Road), MD 3 (Crain Highway) and Oakwood Road – Bridge deck overlays – Singe lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Crews have started in the easterly direction and will return for the westbound bridges for the patching work. Once patching is complete, crews will close a single lane in each direction on the bridges to perform the paving operations. This will be complete by the end of June.

Calvert/St. Mary’s County line

  • MD 4 (Patuxent Beach Road) Bridge over the Patuxent River (Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge) – Drainage scupper cleaning – Single lane closure with flagging operation on Sunday, April 28 between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. new

Prince George’s County

  • HIGH IMPACT – Outer loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) Bridge over Suitland Road – Traffic shift for bridge replacement project – On Saturday, April 27, MDOT SHA will shift travel lanes for the bridge replacement project on the outer loop I-495 Bridge over Suitland Road. Motorists can expect double lane closures between 3 p.m. until 9 a.m. Sunday, April 28.  new
  • • Southbound US 301 (Crain Highway) between Peerless Avenue and the MD State Police truck scales (near Village Drive) – Resurfacing – On Monday, April 22, crews will begin paving in the southbound direction. Once complete, crews will mill and pave the northbound lanes of US 301. Crews will work from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Project should be complete early summer.

Long-Term Closures

Anne Arundel County

• Westbound MD 175 (Annapolis Road/Jessup Road) between National Business Parkway and MD 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) – Utility relocation – Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. In mid-April, utility crews will install cables across MD 175 between Carol Avenue and National Business Parkway necessitating brief 15-minute total closures between 12 midnight and 5 a.m.
• Northbound I-895 Bridge over the Patapsco Flats (Between MD 295 and the I-97/MD spur) – Bridge rehabilitation – (MDTA project) 24/7 right lane closure until summer 2019.

Prince George’s County
• HIGH-IMPACT – Southbound I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) ramp to eastbound MD 214 (Central Avenue) – Bridge replacement project – Total ramp closure with traffic using the Capital Beltway/MD 202 (Largo Road) interchange and then to MD 214 via MD 202.
• US 301 (Crain Highway) between Frank Tippett Road and Trumps Hill Road – Gas pipeline construction and installation (Washington Gas project) – Single right lane closure through spring 2019.


MAJOR Closures for Next Week

Anne Arundel County
• MD 176 (Dorsey Road) between MD 170 (Aviation Boulevard) and MD 648 E (Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard) – Resurfacing – Daytime signal lane closures between 9:00 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings.

Calvert County
• HIGH-IMPACT – MD 2/4 (Solomons Island Road) between Coster Mill Bridge Road and Calvert Cliff Parkway AND between MD 264 (Broomes Island Road) and MD 231 (Hallowing Point Road) – Resurfacing – Nighttime signal lane closures between 9:00 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Work is expected to be complete early-summer. new

Prince George’s County
• Southbound US 301 (Crain Highway) between Peerless Avenue and the MD State Police truck scales (near Village Drive) – Resurfacing – On Monday, April 22, crews will begin paving in the southbound direction. Once complete, crews will mill and pave the northbound lanes of US 301. Crews will work from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Project should be complete early summer.
• MD 201 (Kenilworth Avenue) at US 50 (John Hanson Highway) – Ramp resurfacing for all interchange ramps – Ramp closures and detours Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m. Project to be complete by mid-May.


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