Motorists Asked to Follow Posted Detour for One Week During Work
(February 7, 2023) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will conduct a pipe replacement project on MD 568 (Hatchery Road) in Bishopville beginning Monday, February 13, and concluding by Monday, February 20, weather permitting.
As part of this project, crews will detour traffic around the project limits using Maryland and Delaware roadways. The detour will be in effect beginning 9 a.m. Monday, February 13, and will use the following routes (see map):
- MD 367 (Bishopville Road) north into Delaware (becomes Hudson Road).
- Continue straight past Lynch Road.
- Left onto DE SR 54 (Lighthouse Road).
- Continue on DE SR 54 past Lynch Road to Bishopville Road, and
- Left onto Bishopville Road.
Detour for roadwork on MD 568 (Hatchery Road)
At each location, temporary traffic signs, reflective barrels and signs will alert and guide motorists through the detour. MDOT SHA contractor Covington Machine and Welding Inc., of Annapolis, will perform the work.
MDOT SHA reminds motorists that the side of the road is a dangerous place. Cold winter months can take a toll on vehicle performance and operating systems, causing mechanical breakdown. Prevent breakdowns by ensuring all critical systems are in proper working order.
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
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.