Roads under repair this week

October 07, 1990

New projects

Lexington Street: from Gay Street to Frederick Street is closed for construction of the Lexington Street Parking Garage. This closure will be in effect for six weeks.

Mulberry Street (U.S. 40) (downtown Baltimore): Traffic is restricted on this street, and a portion is closed to traffic, for reconstruction. Motorists are advised to look for alternative routes.

Baltimore Street between Calvert and Gay streets: Lane restrictions daily for these times, 5 a.m.-6 a.m., 4 p.m.-6 p.m. two lanes open, 7 a.m.-9 a.m., 4 p.m.-6 p.m., three lanes open, 8 p.m.-5 a.m. reduced to one lane. These closures are due to subway construction. These closures will continue through Feb. 1.

Beltway (I-695) (inner loop): TODAY, left two lanes of inner loop of I-695 between U.S. 40 and Crosby Road from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Two left lanes closed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., between Liberty Road and Milford Mill Road. Closures are due to maintenance work. Two left lanes of I-695 inner loop between I-83 and Charles Street will be closed for deck repairs from 6 a.m to noon.

Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695): All week, dawn to dusk, one lane closed on bridge in each direction. Construction at toll plaza, one lane closed in each direction. All week, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., one lane closed southbound on the Curtis Creek drawbridge. All week, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., mobile lane closing on the Bear Creek Viaduct between exits 43 and 44 (I-695). Periodic traffic delays northbound and southbound. Detours will be in effect on I-695 southbound between exits 42 and 43 onto Bethlehem Boulevard.

U.S. 50 (Worcester County): Work will begin late this month on the resurfacing of the westbound lanes of U.S. 50 near Berlin from Route 818 to Route 346. Single-lane closures will be in effect Monday through Friday, sunrise to sunset. Work is expected to be completed this fall.

U.S. 1 (Cecil County): Reduction to one lane northbound, to repair bridge deck over Octoraro Creek south of Rising Sun. Look for variable message signs.

Continuing projects

Bay Bridge (U.S. 50/301): Eastbound toll plaza under reconstruction: single-lane closures Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon. Until Dec. 1, vehicles wider than 10 feet, permit hauls or unusual vehicles must exit at Sandy Point and await escort because of limited lane widths at the toll plaza.

Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Route 295): Work is under way on a diamond interchange at the parkway and Routes 100/176. This is the first part of a $200 million program to construct Route 100 from I-97 to U.S. 29 in Howard County. Two lanes will be maintained in each direction on the parkway, although both north- and southbound traffic will share the northbound parkway bridge in the early stages of construction. One lane of Route 176 may be closed during the day, except during rush hours. The project is scheduled for completion in 1993. At some point, the Park 'n' Ride lot on Route 176 near the parkway will be closed. The State Highway Administration will announce this and other changes as they happen.


est side: Work on bridges at I-70/I-695 interchange (completion date: November). Ramp from Beltway to eastbound I-70 closed for bridge repairs; I-70 westbound bridge reduced to single lane for bridge deck rehabilitation. Ramp from I-70 eastbound to Inner Loop closed for four weeks for bridge repair. I-70 westbound bridge reduced to single lane for bridge deck rehabilitation.

South side: Ramp from northbound Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Beltway closed Monday through Thursday, 9 p.m.-6 a.m., for construction of noise wall.

Northeast side: Delays and single-lane closures, Bel Air Road to Perring Parkway, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Toll facilities

Interstate 95: Occasional lane closings at Tydings Bridge over Susquehanna. Periodic single-lane closings elsewhere in Baltimore and Harford counties for bridge work. Expect delays and lane closures 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday on I-95 northbound and southbound between Route 43 and Kenwood Avenue. New traffic patterns will divide through travel lanes on I-95 northbound at the Patapsco River Bridge. Fast lane closed, Metropolitan Boulevard to Baltimore line. In Howard County, peak-hour lane closures on weekdays and during weekends for concrete patching. Delays are likely, and alternate routes should be considered.

Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (U.S. 40): Construction continues on toll plaza; one lane closed in each direction on bridge for sandblasting and painting.

Anne Arundel County

U.S. 50/301: Westbound U.S. 50/301 relocated to right. Ramp to southbound Route 2 exits from left lane. Ridgely Avenue bridge over U.S. 50/301 closed. Interchanges with Patuxent Boulevard (Route 665) and I-97 are complete; all ramps open.

Downtown Annapolis: State Circle and two adjoining streets, Francis and School, being rebuilt.

Route 2 (Annapolis area): Construction on extension of Patuxent Boulevard (Route 665) from Route 2 (Solomons Island Road) to Bywater Road.

Route 3: Extensive construction between Beltway and Route 32. Benfield Road interchange relocated.

Route 10: Extensive construction on southern extension near Jumpers Hole Road and Ritchie Highway.

Baltimore County

Paper Mill Road (Baltimore County): A 25 mph speed limit and 3-ton weight limit have been posted for the Paper Mill Road Bridge over the Gunpowder Falls at the Loch Raven Reservoir.

Eastbound U.S. 40: Single-lane between Patapsco Valley State Park and Nuwood Road.

Route 45: Single-lane closure at Cockeysville underpass 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Route 88 (Blackrock Road): Single-lane closures 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Falls Road to Carroll County line.

Cecil County

Route 7: Bridge work over Amtrak near Bacon Hill, south of Elkton. Existing bridge will be demolished and is closed to traffic (completion date: November 1991).

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