*** TRAFFIC ALERT*** MDOT SHA TO REHABILITATE COVE ROAD BRIDGE OVER MD 695 (BALTIMORE BELTWAY/PATAPSCO FREEWAY) IN SOUTHEASTERN BALTIMORE COUNTY

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​(June 30, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is rehabilitating the Cove Road bridge over MD 695 (Baltimore Beltway/ Patapsco Freeway) in southeastern Baltimore County. The $4-million project is expected to be complete by fall 2021.   

MDOT SHA contractor Concrete General Inc. of Gaithersburg, will perform the work, which includes removal and replacement of the bridge deck (riding surface); cleaning and painting of structural steel; and repairing sections of steel beams. Learn more about the project HERE.    

There will be daytime single lane closures in both directions Monday – Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and overnight lane closures Sunday – Thursday between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. the next day on both the Baltimore Beltway and Cove Road.    

Cove Road Bridge
 

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.

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

MDOT SHA has a record number of highway construction projects underway across the state to reduce congestion and improve safety.  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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