***TRAFFIC ALERT*** MDOT SHA TO UPGRADE GUARDRAIL ON MD 108 (OLD ANNAPOLIS ROAD) IN HOWARD COUNTY

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​Daytime Work will Improve Nearly One Mile of Roadway

(August 10, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform work next week to upgrade portions of guardrail along MD 108 (Old Annapolis Road) in Howard County. Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, August 16, crews will work between Centre Park Drive and Barrington Court, including ramps at eastbound MD 100. Crews will work 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays until the project’s expected completion by August 20.    

Crews will remove existing guardrail and install new guardrail meeting current Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) standards set by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

Work will be performed along the roadway shoulder. MDOT SHA’s contractor, Guardrails Etc. Inc., will use cones and barrels to alert motorists about the work zone and flagging operation. There will also be truck-mounted signage in the work zone to protect crews and motorists.

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. Please drive like you work here and slow down in construction zones. Motorists can dial #77 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 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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