***TRAFFIC ALERT*** CREWS TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE AND DETOUR MT. GILEAD ROAD AT MD 30 AS PARK OF INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

MD 30 sign

MD 30 sign)

​One-Week Detour in Effect Beginning July 11 

(July 7, 2022) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is scheduled to temporarily close and detour Mt. Gilead Road at MD 30 (Hanover Pike) in Baltimore County for one week beginning 9 a.m. Monday, July 11. The temporary closure and detour is needed for underground pipe replacement work across Mt. Gilead Road. MD 30 will remain open to traffic.

Weather permitting, the posted detour route will be in effect 24 hours a day until Monday morning, July 18. Crews will post detour dates on portable digital message boards and will install detour signs to guide travelers through the detour route, which will include Mt. Gilead Road, MD 91 (Emory Road) and MD 30. 

Detour map for MD 30 at Mount Gilead Road  

Detour map, MD 30 at Mt. Gilead Road

The underground pipe replacement is part of a $1.9 million intersection safety improvement project scheduled to be completed early fall 2022. 

MDOT SHA contractor Sunny Acres Landscaping Inc., of Davidsonville, is performing the work. More information on the intersection improvement project and the construction detour map can be found HERE. Customers who have questions about this work and temporary one-week detour may contact the MDOT SHA District 4 Office Construction Division at 410-229-2300, 1-866-998-0367 or shadistrict4@mdot.maryland.gov​

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 the road 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 in need may 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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