US 50 signMotorists Should Expect Traffic Delays During Work Hours (October 11, 2023) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a resurfacing project on Monday, October 16 on westbound US 50 (Ocean Gateway) between MD 818 (Main Street) in Berlin and the Wicomico County line near Willards. Weather permitting, this 7-mile project should be completed by the end of December. Crews will work Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m.– 5 p.m. Motorists can expect single-lane closures throughout the duration of the project. US 50 and MD 818 (Main Street) The State Highway Administration’s contractor, Allan Myers Inc., will use arrow boards, cones, and flaggers to safely guide motorists through the work zone. Drivers should expect major traffic impacts with potential delays during work hours. The State Highway Administration understands that roadwork will inconvenience travelers and asks all motorists to please stay alert and be patient as you pass through the work zone. Hot asphalt may require up to two hours to cool before drivers and pedestrians can safely cross the new road surface. Motorcyclists are urged to be aware of uneven pavement surfaces during the project. For a list of all major State Highway Administration projects, go to Project Portal, or visit the homepage at roads.maryland.gov. For a look at real-time traffic conditions, go to md511.maryland.gov.