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
Interstate 695, inner and outer loops, from Reisterstown Road to Greenspring Avenue -- Through July 1, expect daily lane closings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for patching and paving.
U.S. 50 bridge over Sinepuxent Bay at Ocean City -- Monday through Friday, one lane in each direction will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for mechanical repairs to the bridge. Temporary 10-minute closures in both directions will be required occasionally. During the same period, the bridge will be closed to all marine traffic.
I-695 at Milford Mill Road -- May 3, from 5 a.m. to noon, two lanes on the outer loop of I-695 between Interstate 795 and Liberty Road (Route 26) will be closed for bridge deck repairs.
I-695, inner and outer loops -- Through April 30, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., expect two-lane closures for installation of raised pavement markers.
Interstate 83 from Timonium Road to Shawan Road -- Sunday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., expect two-lane closures for milling and paving.
I-83 north to Padonia Road -- closed today from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. for bridge repairs.
U.S. 50/301 between Route 424 and Interstate 97, beginning tomorrow, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., lane closures on eastbound and westbound U.S. 50/301 to overlay existing pavements and to place temporary concrete barriers.
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.
These bus lines will be temporarily rerouted today between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for the March of Dimes Walk-a-thon. Several other bus lines will go through breaks in the walk as it moves from one community to another. The reroutings are as follows:
No. 3 -- From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., southbound via regular route westbound on 33rd Street to Loch Raven Boulevard, south on Loch Raven, west on Gorsuch Avenue, south on Greenmount Avenue, west on 31st Street, south on St. Paul Street, then via regular route. No change northbound.
No. 11 (Via Rodgers Forge service) -- Between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., northbound via regular route on Springlake Way to Northern Parkway, west on Northern, north on Charles Street to Bellona Avenue, then via regular route. Southbound via regular route on Charles to Bellona, south on Charles, east on Northern, south on St. Albans Way, then via regular route.
No. 22 -- From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., westbound via regular route on 33rd to Loch Raven, south on Loch Raven, west on Gorsuch, south on Greenmount, west on 29th Street, north and west on Remington Avenue, west on 33rd, north on Chestnut Avenue, west on 36th Street, north on Roland Avenue, west on 41st, then via regular route. Eastbound via regular route on University Parkway to St. Paul Street, south on St. Paul, east on 33rd to University, then via regular route.
No. 61 -- Between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., northbound via regular route on Calvert Street to 33rd, west on 33rd, north on Charles, west on Northern, south on Roland and layover at the transit stop in front of St. Mary's Seminary. Southbound from the layover on Roland at St. Mary's Seminary, south on Roland, then via regular route.
No. 120 -- Effective immediately, buses leaving downtown in the evening for White Marsh will travel a different route in the vicinity of Oriole Park at Camden Yards to avoid delays on Sharp Street caused by ballpark traffic. The new permanent evening route is via current route south on St. Paul Street to Light Street, west on Lombard Street, south on Howard Street to I-395, and continue on regular route to White Marsh. Bus stops have been established on Lombard at Charles Street and on Howard at Camden Street.