MD 173 signDrivers to be Guided Through Work Zone with a Flagging Operation; Daytime Work will Continue Approximately Two Weeks (April 21, 2023) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will make repairs beginning next week at the MD 173 (Fort Smallwood Road) bridge over Stoney Creek in northern Anne Arundel County. Starting Wednesday, April 26, crews will work 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, for approximately two weeks. The project will install new drywall and windows at the bridge tender building. Temporary traffic signs and barrels and a flagging operation will guide drivers through the work zone. Contractors Blake Contracting LLC and Covington Machine & Welding will perform the work. Customers who have questions about this project may contact the State Highway Administration District 5 Office at 410-841-1000 or toll-free at 1-800-331-5603.The State Highway Administration understands construction or repair projects may be an inconvenience, but they are necessary to maintain a safe and reliable highway system. Motorists in need may dial #77 on their mobile device for roadside assistance. 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.