News Release, State Highway Administration

MDOT SHA MAJOR PLANNED MAJOR WEEKEND LANE CLOSURE UPDATE – MAY 17, 2019

All Work is Weather Dependent

Real-Time travel conditions and live traffic cameras are available – md511.maryland.gov.

HIGH-IMPACT

Baltimore County

• HIGH-IMPACT – MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard)/Cromwell Bridge Road ramp to the outer loop of I-695 – Drainage improvement project – The ramp will be closed and detoured beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Sunday for curb and gutter work. new

• HIGH-IMPACT – Padonia Road under the I-83 Bridges – Bridge replacement project – Between May 12 and May 15 – 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 late-May.

• HIGH IMPACT – Warren Road Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir (BALTIMORE CITY OWNED BRIDGE) – Emergency bridge repair – Road closed until late-summer. Motorists encouraged to use MD 145 (Paper Mill Road).

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.

Baltimore County

• HIGH-IMPACT – MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard)/Cromwell Bridge Road ramp to the outer loop of I-695 – Drainage improvement project – The ramp will be closed and detoured beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Sunday for curb and gutter work. new

Baltimore/Harford County line

• US 40 (Pulaski Highway) Bridges over Little Gunpowder Falls – Bridge rehabilitation project – Left lane closed in each direction Saturday between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Frederick County

• Northbound US 15 (Catoctin Mountain Highway) between Stull Road and the Pennsylvania State line – Pavement repair/crack seal work – Single lane closures with mobile operation beginning at 9 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday and the same process and times Saturday into Sunday morning. new

• Westbound MD 144 (East Patrick Street) at Monocacy Boulevard – Emergency drainage (inlet) repair – Single right lane closure beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday. new

Prince George’s County

• US 50 (John Hanson Highway) at MD 193 (Enterprise Road) – Traffic volume counter deployment – Brief total closures to deploy counters beginning at 11 p.m. Sunday, May 19 until 4 a.m. Monday May 14. Crews will return to reclaim the counters during the same period Wednesday into Thursday. new

Long-Term Closures

Allegany County

• Westbound I-68 (National Freeway) near Greene Street – Mountain slope repair project – Right lane closed until early summer.

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 Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 7 p.m. to 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.

Baltimore City

• HIGH-IMPACT – (MDTA Project) – I-895 (Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Throughway) between the tunnels and Boston Street/O’Donnell Street (exit 11) and the Holabird Avenue exit. – Bridge rehabilitation project – Northbound I-895 to close on November 27 and two-way traffic using southbound I-895. Use I-95 (Fort McHenry Tunnel) or I-695 (Francis Scott Key Bridge) as alternate routes. Project to last until 2021.

• HIGH-IMPACT – (MDTA Project) – I-895 (Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Throughway) northbound tunnel – Bridge rehabilitation project – Northbound tunnel to be closed on April 12 until early-summer. Traffic will be put into two-way operation using the southbound tunnel.

Baltimore County

• HIGH IMPACT – Warren Road Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir (BALTIMORE CITY OWNED BRIDGE) – Emergency bridge repair – Road closed until late-summer. Motorists encouraged to use MD 145 (Paper Mill Road).

• Eastbound Padonia Road ramp to northbound I-83 – Ramp closure for bridge replacement project – Motorists will be guided to Deerco Road to the I-83/Timonium Road interchange.

• HIGH-IMPACT – (MDTA Project) – Bradshaw Road Bridge over I-95 – Bridge rehabilitation project – Bridge to close and traffic detoured until spring 2020.

Cecil County

• MD 273 (Telegraph Road) Bridge over Big Elk Creek – Bridge replacement project – Temporary traffic signal to alternate traffic in single lane until spring 2020.

Frederick County

• MD 77 (Foxville Road) between Pryor Road and Stottlemyer Road – Culvert replacement project – MD 77 closed until May 23 with detours in effect, which include US 15, MD 550, Foxville Deerfield Road and back to MD 77.

• MD 478 (Knoxville Road) Bridge over Branch of the Potomac River – Bridge replacement project – On February 25, MD 478 will close through fall 2019. Local traffic will have access up to the point of the bridge closure. Through motorists will be detoured to MD 17 (Petersville Road/Burkittsville Road) to MD 180 (Jefferson Pike) and back to MD 478. Motorists may also choose US 340 as an alternate route.

• Eastbound US 40 Alternate (Old National Pike) between Fern Lane and Ridge Road – Roadside slope repair – Right truck “climbing” lane and shoulder closed until late-spring 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.

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