Work to take place at night; traffic will be alternated in one lane

News Release, Maryland State Highway Administration

Leonardtown, MD –Starting Sunday night, November 3, 2019, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin its inspection of the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge. The inspection will take place Sun., Nov. 3, through Thurs., Nov. 7, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

During the inspection, crews will close one lane and alternate traffic in the open lane using a flagging operation. Portable variable message signs are placed along area State routes to alert travelers about the work.

Travelers should plan extra travel time to cross the bridge. Drivers are reminded to remain alert when traveling through the work zone.

Real-time traffic and lane closure information is available onmd511.maryland.gov.


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