MDOT SHA Logo)Motorists Can Expect Test Openings Between 11 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday (July 28. 2021) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will conduct test openings of the MD 181 (Compromise Street/Sixth Street) bridge over Spa Creek in Annapolis tomorrow night, Thursday, July 29. Between 11 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, MDOT SHA contractor Covington Machine and Welding Inc. will perform bridge maintenance, including temporary bridge openings. The openings will last no longer than those needed for an average vessel’s passage. Customers with questions about this work may contact the MDOT SHA District 5 Office at 410-841-1000 or toll-free at 1-800-331-5603. 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. Stranded motorists can dial #77 or 911 on their mobile device for roadside assistance. 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 NoteFrom 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.