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MDOT SHA MAJOR PLANNED MAJOR LANE CLOSURE UPDATE - AUGUST 9, 2019

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Weekend Closures

Anne Arundel County

HIGH-IMPACT - MD 450 (Defense Highway) between The Ridges Gateway and Crownsville Road/South Haven Road – Culvert replacement project – MD 450 to be closed and detoured beginning at 11:45 p.m. Friday, August 10 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 12. Motorists will be directed to US 50 as detour route. new

Baltimore County

• MD 45 (York Road) between Shawan Road and Scott Adam Road – Watermain and resurfacing work – One lane will be closed in each direction from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday. new

• Cromwell Bridge Road/MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard) ramp to the outer loop I-695 – Highway slope and drainage project – The ramp will be closed and beginning at 10 p.m. tonight (Friday) traffic will be detoured until 5 a.m. Monday, August 12.

•  Southbound US 1 (Belair Road) Bridge over Big Gunpowder Falls (between Mt. Vista Road and Miller Road) – Bridge rehabilitation project – On Saturday, August 10, Single lane closure between 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Baltimore/Harford County

• Westbound US 40 (Pulaski Highway) on the Bridge over the Little Gunpowder Falls – Bridge rehabilitation project – Single lane closure Saturday and Sunday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Long-Term Closures

Allegany County

• MD 36 (Mt. Savage Road) Bridge over Jennings Run –Bridge Replacement – MD 36 is closed and detoured until late-August.

Anne Arundel County

• 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 Late-August.

Baltimore City

• I-895 (Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Throughway) between the tunnels and Boston Street/O’Donnell Street (exit 11) and the Holabird Avenue exit (MDTA Project) – Bridge rehabilitation project – Northbound I-895 closed 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 - Outer loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) ramp to MD 144 (Frederick Road) – Ramp reconstruction/storm drain and electrical work for highway widening project – Ramp to close at 9 p.m. on August 5 for approximately eight months. Motorists will be guided to the I-695/MD 372 (Wilkens Avenue) interchange and motorists will use the ramps to access the inner loop of I-695 back to MD 144.

• Warren Road Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir (Baltimore City Owned Bridge) – Emergency bridge repair – Road closed until late-summer. Motorists encouraged to use MD 145 (Paper Mill Road). 

• 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.

• Bradshaw Road Bridge over I-95 (MDTA Project) – Bridge rehabilitation project – Bridge to close and traffic detoured until spring 2020.

Carroll County

•  Northbound MD 32 (Sykesville Road) between Main Street and Macbeth Way – Road Widening Project –Traffic shifted until summer 2020.

Cecil County

• MD 273 (Telegraph Road) Bridge over Big Elk Creek – Bridge replacement project – Temporary traffic signal to alternate traffic in single lane until spring 2020.

Frederick County

• MD 28 (Dickerson Road) Bridge over the Monocacy River – Bridge rehabilitation– Single lane closure (24/7) guided by temporary traffic signal until spring 2020.

• MD 180 (Jefferson Pike) at Mt. Zion Road – Roundabout construction – On June 20, the MD 180/Mt. Zion Road intersection will be closed. MD 180 will be detoured to US 340 (runs parallel). Mt. Zion Road will be detoured using Stone Road to Teen Barnes Road to MD 180 and back to Mt. Zion Road. On-schedule for an August 20 opening.

• MD 464 (Point of Rocks Road) Bridge over Little Catoctin Creek – Bridge replacement project – Total closure and local detour on July 22 until early 2020. Motorists will be guided around the bridge project using Olive School Road to MD 180 (Jefferson Pike) to MD 17 (Petersville Road). A temporary traffic signal will be installed at MD 180 (Jefferson Pike) and Olive School Road prior to the closure.

• MD 478 (Knoxville Road) Bridge over Branch of the Potomac River – Bridge replacement project –MD 478 is closed through fall. 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.

• Eastbound US 40 Alternate (Old National Pike) between Fern Lane and Ridge Road – Roadside slope repair – Right truck “climbing” lane and shoulder closed until August.

Howard County

• Southbound US 1 (Washington Boulevard) between Brumbaugh Street and Bonnie View Lane – BGE utility relocation – Right lane closed until early-November.

• Triadelphia Road Bridge over MD 32 – Highway widening project – Eastbound Triadelphia Road will be closed and detoured until summer 2020. Westbound Triadelphia Road will be able to use existing bridge.

Prince George’s County

• Eastbound MD 410 (Veterans Parkway) between Pennsy Drive and US 50 (John Hanson Highway) – Slope repair – Single lane closure until late-August.

• Southbound 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.

Somerset County

• MD 364 (Dividing Creek Road) Bridge over Dividing Creek – Bridge replacement project – Total road closure and detour until late-August.

Washington County

• MD 68 (Lappans Road) Bridge over Winchester/Western Railroad – Bridge rehabilitation – Westbound MD 68 will be closed and detoured during phase one of construction. Beginning Monday, July 29, Motorists travelling on westbound Lappans Road will be guided to MD 632 (Downsville Pike) to westbound I-70 to southbound I-81 and back to westbound Lappans Road. Motorists are encouraged to allow extra commuting time during this closure, which will be in effect until fall.

MAJOR Closures for Next Week

Anne Arundel County

• MD 181 (6th Street) drawbridge over Spa Creek – Routine bridge maintenance – On August 14 and 28, crews will perform routine maintenance on the Spa Creek Bridge. Test openings will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. new

• Southbound MD 178 (Generals Highway) between Bestgate Road and MD 450 (Defense Highway) – Sidewalk retrofit – single lane closure between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

• Westbound MD 175 (Annapolis Road/Jessup Road) between National Business Parkway and MD 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) – Utility relocation – Single lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

• MD 178 (Veterans Highway) between Sunrise Beach Road and Veterans Highway – Resurfacing – Single lane closures guided by a flagging operation Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

• MD 3 (Crain Highway) between Conway Road and Carver Road - Gas main installation - Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

• Southbound MD 3 (Crain Highway) at MD 424 (Davidsonville Road) – Private developer work - right turn lane closure through mid-August 2019.

Baltimore County

• MD 45 (York Road) between north of the Towson Roundabout and Cavan Drive (just north of I-695) - Resurfacing – Single and double lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.

• MD 45 (York Road) between north of Padonia Road and Wight Avenue – Resurfacing/Water main replacement – Single and double lane closures Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Carroll County

• MD 32 (Sykesville Road) between MD 26 (Liberty Road) and the Liberty Reservoir Bridge – Resurfacing –Single lane closures guided by a flagging operation Sunday night through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. 
 
• MD 26 (Liberty Road) Bridge over Liberty Reservoir – Bridge deck patching and repair – Single lane closure in both directions from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings.

Frederick County

• St. Anthony Road at southbound US 15 – Acceleration Lane Construction – Entrance to St. Anthony from southbound US 15 closed until the fall.

• MD 77 (Rocky Ridge Road) between MD 550 (East Main Street) and Hunting Creek (near Tippin Drive) – Resurfacing – Single lane closure in both directions from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until September.

• MD 77 (Foxville Road) between Pryor Road and Stottlemyer Road – Major culvert replacement project – Total closures and detours overnights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. until mid-September.

Montgomery County
 
• Ramp from eastbound MD 28 (West Montgomery Avenue) to southbound I-270 – Concrete barrier placement – Temporary ramp closure and local detour starting Monday night and continuing each evening until through Friday morning, August 16. The work hours are 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. new

• US 29 (Colesville Road) between MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) and St. Andrews Way (near Sligo Creek Parkway) - Resurfacing – Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.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.

• 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.

• MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) between MD 410 (East-West Highway) and Manor Road – Resurfacing project – Single lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday nights through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.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.

Worcester County

• US 50 (Ocean Gateway) Bridge over Sinepuxent Bay (Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge) – Bridge repair – Single lane closures guided by a flagging operation Sunday night through Friday mornings between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Future File
 
Baltimore County

(Triple Bridge Routine Inspection Schedule)

• Inner loop I-695 ramp to westbound I-70 – Routine Bridge maintenance – Routine bridge inspection on Sunday, August 18 between 4 a.m. and 12 noon. new

• Eastbound I-70 ramp to the Inner loop I-695 – Routine Bridge maintenance – Routine bridge inspection on Saturday, August 24 between 4 a.m. and 12 noon. new

• Westbound I-70 ramp to the outer loop I-695 (from the park and ride) – Routine Bridge maintenance – Routine bridge inspection on Sunday, August 25 between 4 a.m. and 12 noon. new
 
Prince George's County

• I-495/I-95 (Capital Beltway) at MD 214 (Central Avenue) – Traffic volume counter deployment – On Monday evening, August 19, there will be a brief (15 minute) total closure of both loops of the Capital Beltway. Motorists can expect this brief closure between 12:01 a.m. until 12:15 a.m. new
Queen Anne’s County

HIGH-IMPACT - MD 213 (Centreville Road) Bridge over Mill Stream Branch (near Millstream Park) – Bridge replacement project/Abutment work – MD 213 to closed and be detoured beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, August 16 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 19. new

Worcester County

• US 50 (Ocean Gateway) Bridge over Sinepuxent Bay (Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge) – Routine Bridge maintenance – Test openings on Wednesday, August 21 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. new
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