Here's what to look for if you are 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 and outer loop I-695 from Reisterstown Road to Greenspring Avenue -- 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 -- 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.
I-695 at Milford Mill Road -- April 26 from 5 a.m. to noon, two lanes on the outer loop between I-795 and Route 26, Liberty Road, will be closed for bridge deck repairs.
I-83 from Timonium Road to Shawan Road -- Beginning today, Sunday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., expect two lane closures for milling and paving.
I-695, at Falls Road -- Today, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. two lanes will be closed on the inner loop between Falls Road and Joppa Road for bridge deck repairs.
U.S. 29, at St. Johns Lane -- Beginning tomorrow at 10 p.m., the northbound lanes will close for 20-minute intervals for three nights, while the southbound lanes will close for 20-minute intervals for two nights beginning Thursday at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. The closures will allow construction crews to place steel beams over the roadway in conjunction with the U.S. 29, St. Johns Lane and Route 100 interchange.
Bus route changes:
The MTA has scheduled the following bus route change for this week. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.
No. 22 (Francis Scott Key Medical Center branch) -- Roadway reconstruction will close the intersection of Perimeter Road and Nathan Shock Drive at Francis Scott Key Medical Center temporarily rerouting westbound buses Wednesday through Friday. Westbound from the hospital, buses will leave the layover point on Mason Lord Drive, north on Mason Lord, north on Perimeter, north and east on Apartment Complex Road (operating counterclockwise on the roadway), south on Perimeter, west on Mason Lord, north on Bayview Boulevard, west on Perimeter, then via regular route.
Sunday Metro service
Sunday hours have been added to the already six-day service schedule of the Baltimore Metro. Trains now run on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and make all 12 stops on the 14-mile route from Owings Mills to Charles Center downtown.
No. 30 -- With each event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, bus route will be changed because the Hamburg Street bridge will be closed about an hour to 1 1/2 hours before and after each baseball game. Southbound via regular route on Scott Street to Hamburg, south on Scott, south on Wicomico Street, east on Ostend Street, south on Warner Street, east on Stockholm VTC Street, north on Sharp Street, south on Hanover Street, then via regular route. Northbound via regular route on Charles Street to Ostend, west on Ostend, south on Sharp, west on Stockholm, north on Warner, west on Ostend, north on Scott to Hamburg, then via regular route.