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3/13/2012SHA To Resurface A Section of MD 7 (Philadelphia Road) In Harford County - Spring 2012
SHA TO RESURFACE A SECTION OF MD 7 IN HARFORD COUNTY
 
Motorists Advised to Plan Ahead for Extra Travel Time, Flagging Operations in Work Zone
 
(March 13, 2012) - The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $1 million project to repair damaged pavement along MD 7 (Philadelphia Road) in eastern Harford County.  Work began Monday, March 12. 
 
Contractor crews will patch, mill and resurface MD 7 between the Baltimore/Harford County Line and MD 152 (Mountain Road).  Lane closures and flagging operations may occur along sections of MD 7 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. 
 
During lane closures, sections of the two-lane roadway will be reduced to one lane, with flagpersons controlling two-way traffic within the work zone.  SHA advises motorists to plan ahead for extra travel time along MD 7 and look ahead for flagging operations in the work zone.
 
SHA’s contractor is Gray and Son, Inc. of Timonium.  Weather permitting, SHA anticipates completing the resurfacing by late spring.
 
For more information about highway maintenance activities along MD 23, MD 24 or other State routes within Harford County, citizens may contact SHA’s District 4 Office – Maintenance Division at 410-229-2360, toll free at 1-866-998-0367 or by email at shadistrict4@sha.state.md.us
 
SHA reminds motorists that when workers are on the road, THINK ORANGE, which is the color of construction signs, barrels and warning devices.  Please slow down, stay alert and expect the unexpected.  Choose safety for life and to make work zone safety your business at www.choosesafetyforlife.com
 
Maryland now features FREE 511 traveler information! Call 511 or 1-855-GOMD511 or visit www.md511.org for current travel information. Sign up to personalize travel route information through MY511 on the website. Remember to use 511 safely - Maryland law prohibits hand-held mobile phone use and texting while driving.
  
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