Weather permitting, Tuesday, March 15, two-way traffic will operate on northbound US 301 so work can begin to remove the existing Nice/Middleton Bridge toll plaza.

Nice/Middleton Bridge US 301 All-Electronic (Cashless) Tolling – Construction

Phase 1

  • Right and left lane closures along southbound US 301
  • Construction of tolling gantry and ITS/electrical equipment installation
  • Installation and testing of tolling equipment

Phases 2-3

  • Activation of overhead tolling gantry and highway-speed AET cashless tolling
  • Tolls collected in the southbound direction only
  • Two-way traffic will operate on northbound US 301
  • Shoulders will be closed through the project work area
  • Removal of toll booths, islands and canopy

Approach roadway construction to the new Nice/Middleton Bridge will continue.

Recent Project Updates

Starting in March 2022, two-way traffic will operate on northbound US 301 so crews can remove the existing toll plaza. Access to the E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Center (CSC) will be from Orland Park Road until the new bridge opens.

  • Southbound shoulders will be closed through the project work area.
  • Stay alert, obey posted speeds and keep moving through the work area.
  • Traffic delays are possible throughout the work area.
  • Tolls will be collected via a new overhead electronic toll gantry located prior to the existing toll plaza structure for southbound traffic only.
  • Always properly mount your E-ZPass transponder and keep your account up to date to receive the lowest toll rate.
  • All-electronic tolling is statewide.

Nice/Middleton Bridge AET Configuration at Former Toll Plaza Site

Additional Information:

Nice/Middleton Bridge AET Gantry Along US-301 Southbound*

*New overhead electronic toll gantry is located approximately 1,200 feet prior to the former toll plaza structure.

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