***TRAFFIC ALERT*** EMERGENCY BRIDGE DECK REPAIRS CLOSE ONE LANE OF EASTBOUND I-70 IN FREDERICK COUNTY

I-70 sign

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​(December 22, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has closed the left lane of eastbound I-70 (Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway) past the MD 17/Myersville exit for emergency roadwork. Crews are making emergency deck repairs on the bridge over Catoctin Creek and expect to be finished by 8 p.m. 

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.

Editor’s Note

From intersection improvements to widening and new interchange construction, MDOT SHA is investing in projects to enhance the commute and daily travel for millions of Marylanders.  MDOT SHA maintains more than 2,500 bridges and 17,000 miles of non-toll state roads – the interstate, US and state numbered routes in Maryland’s 23 counties.

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