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MDOT SHA MAJOR PLANNED MAJOR WEEKEND LANE CLOSURE UPDATE (02/15/19 – 02/18/19)

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MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT

HIGH-IMPACT MDTA Project - Northbound I-895  - Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Bridge deck and tunnel repair project – Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 (TONIGHT), the northbound tunnel will be closed until 4:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18. Two-way traffic will be established using the southbound tunnel. This will also occur with he same times next weekend. new

Major Weekend Lane Closures

Baltimore County

Crosby Road Bridge over I-695 (Baltimore Beltway)Bridge replacement project – Traffic to be switched onto NEW bridge. As a result, Crosby Road will be temporarily closed and detoured at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb.16 until 5 a.m. Monday, Feb.18.

US 40 (Pulaski Highway) Bridges over the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls (4 bridges) Bridge rehabilitation project – Single lane closures Mondays through Saturdays between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
 
Howard County
 
Northbound US 29 (Columbia Pike) at westbound US 40 (Baltimore-National Pike) Paving operation– Right lane closure Saturday and Sunday between 6 a.m. and 12 noon. Crews will also work the same days and hours next weekend. new

Montgomery County
 
HIGH-IMPACTI-270 between Middlebrook Road and MD 124 (Quince Orchard Road)I-270 at Watkins Mill Road interchange construction project – Crews setting structural steel Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Single lane closures at 7 p.m., double lanes at 9 p.m., triple lanes at 11 p.m. and brief total stoppages of BOTH directions at 12 midnight. All lanes will open no later than 5 a.m. each morning. This will be in effect until early-March.

Long-Term Closures

Anne Arundel County

HIGH IMPACT - MD 175 (Annapolis Road/Jessup Road) at MD 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) Lane reduction and ramp closure and detour for utility relocation – Beginning today, January 16, one lane in each direction on MD 175 between National Business Parkway and MD 295. Ramps closure and detour of the southbound MD 295 ramp to westbound MD 175. Traffic to use the loop ramp to access westbound MD 175 from MD 295.
 
Northbound I-895 Bridge over the Patapsco Flats (Between MD 295 and the I-97/MD spur)Bridge rehabilitation (MDTA project) - 24/7 right lane closure until summer 2019.
 
Baltimore City

HIGH-IMPACT - (MDTA Project) - I-895 (Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Throughway) between the tunnels and Boston Street/O’Donnell Street (exit 11) and the Holabird Avenue exitBridge rehabilitation project – Northbound I-895 to close on November 27 and two-way traffic using southbound I-895. Use I-95 (Fort McHenry Tunnel) or I-695 (Francis Scott Key Bridge) as alternate routes. Project to last until 2021.

Baltimore County

HIGH IMPACT - MD 140 (Reisterstown Road) at Hooks Lane/Woodholme Center Way (just north of I-695)BGE power transmission work – On February 14, BGE’s contractor will close the left turn bay on southbound MD 140 to Hooks Lane. Northbound MD 140 at Hooks Lane will be reduced from three lanes to two lanes. This BGE work will last approximately 80 days.

HIGH IMPACT - Outer loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) ramp to Edmonson Avenue Ramp closure for widening project – Motorists will be guided to I-695/MD 144 (Frederick Road) interchange and back to the inner loop I-695 to Edmonson Avenue. On February 24, crews will close and detour the ramp from Edmonson Avenue to the outer loop I-695 until late-April. new ramp closure

Eastbound Padonia Road ramp to northbound I-83 Ramp closure for bridge replacement project – Motorists will be guided to Deerco Road to the I-83/Timonium Road interchange.
 
Frederick County

Eastbound US 40 Alternate (Old National Pike) between Fern Lane and Ridge RoadRoadside slope repair – Right truck “climbing” lane and shoulder closed until spring 2019.

Prince George’s County

HIGH-IMPACTSouthbound I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) ramp to eastbound MD 214 (Central Avenue) Bridge replacement project – Total ramp closure with traffic using the Capital Beltway/MD 202 (Largo Road) interchange and then to MD 214 via MD 202.

HIGH-IMPACT Eastbound Ritchie Marlboro Road (MD 980) at MD 4 (Pennsylvania Avenue) - Slope and drainage repair – Eastbound Ritchie Marlboro Road is closed and detoured. Motorists to be directed to MD 717 (Water Street).

US 301 (Crain Highway) between Frank Tippett Road and Trumps Hill Road - Gas pipeline construction and installation (Washington Gas project) – Single right lane closure through spring 2019.

Somerset/Worcester County line

US 13 (Ocean Highway) northbound over Pocomoke River at the Worcester/Somerset county lineBridge work – Northbound US 13 bridge over Pocomoke River has been reduced to one 12-foot lane for bridge work through the late-fall.

Wicomico County

MD 349 (Nanticoke Road) Rockawalkin Road Washout/major road repair – MD 349 is closed and detoured until early 2019.
 

MAJOR Closures for Next Week

Frederick County

MD 28 (Dickerson Road) Bridge over the Monocacy River Bridge rehabilitation project – Single lane closures guided by flaggers Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Montgomery County

HIGH-IMPACT I-270 between Middlebrook Road and MD 124 (Quince Orchard Road)I-270 at Watkins Mill Road interchange construction project – Crews setting structural steel Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Single lane closures at 7 p.m., double lanes at 9 p.m., triple lanes at 11 p.m. and brief total stoppages of BOTH directions at 12 midnight. All lanes will open no later than 5 a.m. each morning. This work is expected to be complete early-March.

Northbound I-270 at MD 109 (Old Hundred Road)Paving/line striping – On northbound I-270 - Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
 
MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) between north of Goldmine Road and south of Holiday Drive - Bypass construction – Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
 
US 29 (Colesville Road) between I-495 (Capital Beltway) and MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) - WSSC water line replacement project - Single and double lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sundays through Friday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Single lane closures Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Washington County

I-81 between the Potomac River Bridge (West Virginia line) and MD 68/MD 63 (Lappans Road) Highway widening project – Left lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. There may be occasional, brief total closures to move equipment and material into place between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m.

On the Horizon

Frederick County
 
MD 478 (Knoxville Road) Bridge over Branch of the Potomac River Bridge replacement project – On February 25, MD 478 will close through fall 2019. Local traffic will have access up to the point of the bridge closure. Through motorists will be detoured to MD 17 (Petersville Road/Burkittsville Road) to MD 180 (Jefferson Pike) and back to MD 478. Motorists may also choose US 340 as an alternate route. new closure date

MD 28 (Dickerson Road) Bridge over the Monocacy River Bridge rehabilitation project – Single lane closures guided by flaggers Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Saturday, February 23, the bridge will be closed, and motorists detoured using MD 109 (Old Hundred Road), MD 355 (Urbana Pike), MD 80 (Fingerboard Road) and MD 85 (Buckeystown Pike). The nighttime closures will begin at 10 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. Monday, February 25.
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