MD 376 sign)Project Improves Traffic Flow and Safety on Major Route to Assateague National and State Parks (August 25, 2022) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has completed a $3.6 million project to improve safety and access on MD 376 (Bay Street) between US 113 (Worcester Highway) and Flower Street in the Berlin area of Worcester County.The project improves traffic flow with the addition of a new lane on MD 376 and the lengthening of the southbound US 113 left turn lane. Improvements should help alleviate traffic congestion during peak travel periods during the heavy summer travels to Assateague State Park and businesses along the route.The project began in spring 2021 and included:Strengthening intersection efficiency with the extension of the left-turn lane on southbound US 113 to MD 376.Addition of a new left-turn lane on eastbound MD 376 to Flower Street.Enhanced pedestrian access with construction of American with Disabilities Act-compliant sidewalks.Improvement of roadway drainage with installation of a new drainage system. MDOT SHA contractor David A. Bramble Inc., performed the work. More information about the project can be found 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 traffic pattern changes. Please drive like you work here and slowdown 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 NoteFrom 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.