***TRAFFIC ALERT*** MDOT SHA TO PERFORM PAVING ON I-695 (BALTIMORE BELTWAY) IN BALTIMORE COUNTY

I-695 sign

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​(June 3, 2021) - The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will complete paving on the southwest outer loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway Outer Loop) in the Catonsville area of Baltimore County.     

Crews are currently working overnight between US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) and MD 144 (Frederick Road). The work is expected to be complete by 5 a.m. on Thursday, June 10. In case of inclement weather, all work will be rescheduled.   

The paving is part of MDOT SHA’s project to widen the I-695 Outer Loop between south of US 40 and MD 144. The project is expected to be complete later this summer. Learn more about it HERE.        

MDOT SHA has scheduled the following temporary overnight lane closures and interchange ramp closures along southbound I-695 from US 40 to south of MD 144:     

June 6 – 9 (Sunday – Wednesday nights):    

  • Crews will work 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day on southbound I-695. Motorists can expect single-lane closures at 7 p.m., with double lane closures at 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. the next day.       
  • Overnights on Sunday, June 6, through Wednesday, June 9, crews will close and detour the ramp from US 40 to I-695 Outer Loop between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. the next day for paving work. Motorists will be directed to take Ingleside Avenue to Edmondson Avenue to reach southbound I-695.   

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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