Here's what to look for if you're traveling in the Baltimore metropolitan area this week. This list of highway projects includes only newly announced work, not continuing construction, which is extensive on several highways, including Interstate 95, U.S. 50/301 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
New highway projects
Inner Loop I-695 from Belair Road to Harford Road will be closed to traffic tomorrow from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Traffic will be detoured from Harford Road to Taylor Avenue to Belair Road. Dates may change because of weather.
Outer Loop I-695 from Belair Road to Harford Road will be closed to traffic Tuesday from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. Traffic will be detoured from Belair Road to Taylor Avenue to Harford Road. Dates may change because of weather.
Inner and Outer Loop I-695 from Reisterstown Road to Greenspring Avenue -- Beginning tomorrow and continuing through July 1, expect daily lane closings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for patching and paving.
U.S. 50 bridge over Sinepuxent Bay at Ocean City -- Beginning tomorrow through April 24, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through Friday, one lane in each direction will be closed for mechanical repairs to the bridge. Temporary 10 minute roadway closures in both directions will be required occasionally. During the same period, the bridge will be closed to all marine traffic.
Bay Bridge -- through April 15, one lane closed on westbound bridge. Two-way traffic on eastbound bridge as needed.
Bus route changes:
The MTA has scheduled the following changes in bus routes for this week. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.
No. 9 (Springlake service)
Effective until further notice, buses will be temporarily rerouted because of a water main break in Hampton. Repair work will divert northbound buses via regular route to St. Francis and Windy Gate roads, south on Windy Gate, west on Valley View Road, north on Limekiln Road, west on St. Francis, then via regular route. No change southbound.