US 301 sign)Southbound Lanes Closed Two Days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, November 21-22, at Kent/Queen Anne’s Line Near Millington (November 21, 2022) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is temporarily closing southbound US 301 (Blue Star Memorial Highway) over the Chester River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and tomorrow, Monday and Tuesday, November 21-22, for bridge patching work.Detour signs are being posted during the closures directing southbound US 301 motorists to exit at MD 291 west to MD 290 south to MD 544 east and back to US 301 south. Detour length is about eight miles. This work will not impact northbound US 301 traffic. US 301Motorists in need may 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 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.