New projectsCentre Street (downtown Baltimore): The...

Roads under repair this week

November 11, 1990

New projects

Centre Street (downtown Baltimore): The closing of Centre Street between Calvert Street and Guilford Avenue has been postponed until Friday. Detours will be posted. This closure is to allow construction of an overpass from The Baltimore Sun building to the newspaper's parking garage.

Interstate 95 (downtown area): Exit ramps from northbound I-95 to Washington Boulevard, from Washington Boulevard to southbound I-95 and from southbound Russell Street to southbound I-95 are scheduled to have closed. Washington Boulevard ramps will reopen in February 1991, Russell Street ramp next November.

Continuing projects

Toll facilities

Bay Bridge (U.S. 50/301): Eastbound toll plaza under reconstruction: single-lane closures Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Friday, 6 a.m.-noon.

Key Bridge (Interstate 695): All week, dawn to dusk, one lane closed in each direction on bridge for construction at toll plaza.


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

West side: Ramp from westbound Interstate 70 onto outer loop closed; detours from Security Boulevard to Ingleside Avenue to U.S. 40 to Beltway. Ramp from inner loop to westbound I-70 also closed; detours posted.

Interstate 95: Possible lane closings on Susquehanna bridge. Periodic lane closures elsewhere in Baltimore/Harford counties. Off-peak closings between Beltway and White Marsh Boulevard for median construction. South of Baltimore, new traffic patterns divide through travel lanes on I-95 northbound and southbound between I-195 (to airport) and I-695. In Howard County, two-lane closures northbound 8 p.m.-5 a.m., Monday through Friday, for repaving.

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 Interstate 97 complete; all ramps open.

Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Route 295): Work is under way on diamond interchange at parkway and Routes 100/176. Single lane closures along northbound and southbound Route 295, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Route 3: Extensive construction between Beltway and Route 32 (highway being upgraded to interstate). Benfield Road interchange relocated.

Route 10: Extensive construction near Jumpers Hole Road and Ritchie Highway on southern extension, which is nearing completion.


Hanover Street Bridge (Route 2, Baltimore): Rehabilitation work has begun and will take approximately 18 months. Bridge will remain open, but there will be lane reductions in both directions, with occasional weekend closures.

Charles Street: Lane reductions continue in both directions from Homeland Avenue to city line. Work should be completed in December.

Baltimore Street between Calvert and Gay streets: Lane restrictions daily, particularly during non-peak hours, for subway construction (through Feb. 1).

Lexington Street between Gay Street and Frederick Street: Closed until late November for construction of parking garage.

Mulberry Street (U.S. 40, downtown Baltimore): Closed between Howard and St. Paul Place.

Cold Spring Lane bridge over Stony Run: Bridge replacement has begun. Cold Spring Lane now closed to westbound traffic at Charles Street (reopens in approximately six months). East- and westbound traffic on Cold Spring Lane will operate on north side of roadway when work begins on southern portion of bridge. The project will be done in about a year.

Baltimore County

I-83 Ramp: One lane of the two lane ramp carrying southbound I-83 to eastbound I-695 (beltway) and Charles Street will remain closed for about two weeks for emergency repairs.

Fairmount Avenue: closed to westbound traffic from Joppa Road to York Road. Work will be completed mid-January.

Paper Mill Road (Baltimore County): Repairs to bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir continue. Bridge will remain closed until March. Span has been closed to repair deteriorated deck and floor beams.

Route 45: Cockeysville underpass is closed and traffic has been detoured outside existing underpass.

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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