(May 4, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform routine maintenance on the MD 231/Benedict Bridge over the Patuxent River in Calvert and Charles counties on Friday, May 7.  

MDOT SHA contractor Covington MachineandWeldingof Annapoliswillperform the workbetween 6 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.Motorists should expectperiodic openings of the two-lanebridgeduring these hours.

Customers who have questions may contact theMDOT SHA District 5 Office at 410-841-1000 or toll-free at 1-800-331-5603.Drivers are reminded to remain alert for work crewsand the changing traffic pattern.

MDOT SHA works hard to maintain safe traffic mobility in work zones for our crews as well as our customers. Drivers need to stay alert, focus on driving and, look for reduced speed limits, as well as other driving pattern changes. Drive like you work here and slow down in construction zones.

For a list of all major MDOT SHA projects, go to Project Portal. Visit our homepage at roads.maryland.gov. For a look at real-time traffic conditions, go to md511.maryland.gov

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