***TRAFFIC ALERT*** MDOT SHA CONTINUES FINAL TASKS ON I-695 SOUTHWEST OUTER LOOP WIDENING PROJECT IN CATONSVILLE

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​Daytime Lane and Shoulder Closures Scheduled October 25-29

(October 22, 2021) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is continuing final tasks on I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) in the Catonsville area of Baltimore County from Monday morning, October 25 through Friday afternoon, October 29.

The work will require some daytime lane and shoulder closures along southbound I-695 (Outer Loop) and northbound I-695 (Inner Loop) at the following two locations:

  • I-695 South Outer Loop from US 40 (National Pike) to MD 372 (Wilkens Avenue) - temporary acceleration and deceleration lane, right shoulder and left shoulder closures at Edmondson Avenue and Frederick Road interchanges 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • I-695 North Inner Loop from MD 144 (Frederick Road) to US 40 (National Pike) -temporary single left lane and left shoulder closures along Inner Loop 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There may be additional temporary left or right shoulder closures along the Inner and Outer loops as construction equipment and personnel move through the work zone during the day next week. The work is part of MDOT SHA’s project to widen this section of I-695.   

Learn more about the project 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. Please drive like you work here and slow down in construction zones.   

Motorists can 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 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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