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11/4/2010SHA to Temporarily Close Section of Falls Road (MD 25) Weekend of November 5

Weekend Road Closure and Detour on MD 25 in Butler in Effect 8 p.m. Friday, November 5 through 5 a.m. Monday, November 8

The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (SHA) is temporarily closing a segment of MD 25 (Falls Road) in the Butler community of Baltimore County to perform pipe repairs underneath MD 25 between 8 p.m. Friday, November 5 and 5 a.m. Monday, November 8.

To safely accomplish this work, SHA is temporarily closing Falls Road to all traffic between MD 128 (Butler Road) and MD 88 (Black Rock Road). The road will be closed to all local traffic between south of Stringtown Road and north of the Butler Volunteer Fire Department.
Motorists traveling along MD 25 between Hunt Valley and destinations north of Butler will be directed to use the following detour route along State highways:

Northbound: Turn left onto MD 128 (Butler Road). Take MD 128 west to MD 30 (Hanover Pike) north to Hampstead. Turn right onto MD 88 (Lower Beckleysville Road) east. Go through the roundabout and continue on MD 88 (Black Rock Road) east back to MD 25.

Southbound: Turn right onto MD 88 (Black Rock Road) west to Hampstead. Go through the roundabout and continue on MD 88 (Lower Beckleysville Road) west to Hampstead. Turn left onto MD 30 (Hanover Pike) south. Take MD 30 south to MD 128 east. Turn left onto MD 128 east. Take MD 128 east back to MD 25.

In case of inclement weather, the work will occur during the weekend of November 12.

SHA appreciates your patience during this essential repair work and temporary highway closures. For more information about highway maintenance activities along MD 25 or other State-maintained roadways within Baltimore County, citizens may contact SHA's District Four Office – Maintenance Division at 410-229-2300 or toll free at 1-866-998-0367.

When driving through the work zone and detour route, THINK ORANGE, which is the color of construction signs, barrels and warning devices. Please slow down, stay alert and expect the unexpected. Choose to make work zone safety your business by logging onto to learn traffic information. Learn more about work zone safety and the Choose Safety for Life campaign at

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