News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

UPDATE 1/23/2020 Leonardtown, MD – The Department of Public Works and Transportation has completed repairs on the walkway bridge between Breton Marketplace located on Pt. Lookout Road and St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s Nursing & Rehabilitation Center located on Peabody Street in Leonardtown. 

Originally scheduled for completion on or about Jan. 31, 2020, the underground stormwater piping is now repaired, and the walkway has been returned to service.  The department thanks the community for patience during this project.


Leonardtown, MD– The Department of Public Works and Transportation will be performing repairs on the walkway bridge between Breton Marketplace located on Pt. Lookout Road and the St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s Nursing & Rehabilitation Center located on Peabody Street in Leonardtown.

Residents are advised the bridge area will be blocked off on or about Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 to allow for underground stormwater piping repair work in immediate proximity to bridge. The repair work is expected to continue for approximately two weeks. The Breton Market Place, St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s Nursing Center operational schedules will be unaffected. Access is available via the separate walkway located75 feet south of the bridge walkway.

For more information, please contact John Deatrick, Director, St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation at 301-475-4200, ext. 73510.


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