Travelers' advisory

July 05, 1992

Here's what to look for if you are traveling in the Baltimore metropolitan area this week.

New highway projects

U.S. 1 North -- Traffic from Miller Road to Sheradale Drive has been switched to the new three-lane roadway while the southbound roadway is reconstructed. There is daily two-lane traffic southbound until noon, when traffic is reversed to two lanes northbound. A concrete barrier prohibits left turns onto and off Miller Road. Miller Road traffic can make all movements at the U.S. 1 and Perry Hall Road intersection.

Interstate 95, from Baltimore Beltway (Interstate 695) to White Marsh Boulevard -- North from Beltway to White Marsh Boulevard, single-lane closures and two-lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. South from White Marsh Boulevard to Beltway, single-lane closures and two-lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and single-lane closures from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Other closures may occur between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for paving and construction.

I-695, outer loop -- Ramp to Liberty Road (Route 26) westbound will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for sound wall repairs.

I-695, inner and outer loops -- Expect delays and single-lane closures from Belair Road to Perring Parkway during bridge construction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday. Two lanes may be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for construction work.

I-695, inner and outer loops -- Through July 15, expect daily lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m to 5 a.m. from Milford Mill Road to Greenspring Avenue for patching and paving.

Route 175, from U.S. 1 to Gateway Drive -- Continuing through the fall, repaving will require single-lane closures during off-peak hours. All lanes will remain open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

U.S. 50/301, from Patuxent River to Severn River -- From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., expect lane closures in both directions to overlay existing pavements and to place temporary barriers.

Routes 178/450, from Bestgate Road to Taylor Avenue -- Lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, through Nov. 1. for curb and gutter replacement, inlet upgrades, milling and resurfacing.

I-695 at U.S. 40 and Wilkens Avenue -- Ramps will be closed at Wilkens Avenue and U.S. 40 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday for milling and paving. Detours will be posted.

York Road (Route 45) -- Expect lane closures from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday between Fairmount and Bellona avenues for paving.

Interstate 70, Hancock -- One lane of westbound I-70 is closed until August for repairs to the bridge over Route 655.

Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (U.S. 301) -- Through September, possible partial lane closures due to bridge painting.

Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (U.S. 40) -- Bridge maintenance work may close one lane in each direction.

Route 450 at the Naval Academy -- Will be relocated during construction of new Severn River bridge. This begins tomorrow and remains in effect for two years.

Preston Street bridge over Jones Fall Expressway -- Closed between Brentwood and Mount Royal avenues for reconstruction.

Bus route changes:

The MTA has scheduled the following bus route changes for this week. Information: 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.

No. 23

The Essex Recreation Council parade today will close Old Eastern Avenue and Eastern Boulevard between Stemmers Run Road and Mace Avenue, rerouting buses from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Westbound via regular route on Old Eastern to Stemmers Run, north on Stemmers Run, west on Marlyn Avenue, west on Myrth Avenue, south on Mace, west on Eastern, then via regular route. Eastbound via regular route on Eastern to Mace, north on Mace, east on Myrth, north on Marlyn, south on Stemmers Run, east on Old Eastern, then via regular route.

No. 64 (Brooklyn Homes)

An outdoor fair Saturday in the 4100 block of 10th St. in the Brooklyn Homes area will reroute buses between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Southbound via regular route eastbound on Patapsco Avenue to 10th, east on Patapsco, south on Pennington Avenue, west on Church Street, north on Virginia Avenue, north on 6th Street, north on 8th Street, then west on Audrey Avenue. Northbound from layover on Audrey, south on Brooklyn Avenue, south on 6th, south on Virginia, east on Church, north on Curtis Avenue, west on Patapsco to 10th, then via regular route.

No. 66

Selected trips have been extended to White Marsh Mall weekdays and Saturdays.

Temporary route

No. 23 (Victory Villa) -- Buses are operating on a temporary route because construction has closed Compass Road west of Middle River Road. Westbound buses leave the layover point on Middle River Road at Compass and travel north on Middle River, east on Compass, south on Henderson Road, east on Victoria Road, north on West Hickam Road, west on Compass, south on Middle River, east on Martin Boulevard, then via regular route. No change eastbound.

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