***TRAFFIC ALERT*** MDOT SHA OPENS NEW TRIADELPHIA ROAD BRIDGE TO TWO-WAY TRAFFIC IN HOWARD COUNTY

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​(September 1, 2020) - The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will open the new Triadelphia Road bridge over MD 32 (Patuxent Freeway) to two-way traffic tomorrow, Sept. 2, at 9 a.m. The traffic switch is expected to be completed by 5 p.m.

Construction started last summer on the $2.5 million bridge replacement with MDOT SHA maintaining the westbound travel lane and detouring eastbound traffic. The project is part of the $127 million MD 32 Phase II widening project expected to be complete in 2022. 

The overall project includes construction an additional travel lane in both directions of MD 32 between Linden Church Road and the I-70 ramps. Learn more details HERE

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

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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