Here's what to look for if you are traveling in the...

TRAVELERS' ADVISORY

September 13, 1992

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.

New highway projects

West Ring Factory Road, between Route 924 and Route 24, south of Bel Air -- Will be closed to traffic until February from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays for reconstruction. Motorists are urged to use Bel Air South Parkway.

Cool Branch Road between Route 136 and Rolling Green Road in Churchville -- Will be closed until the middle of October while the earthen banks along Cool Branch are reconstructed. Motorists are advised to use Rolling Green Road as an alternate route.

Route 150 and Route 151 Interchange -- Through Sept. 24 northbound and southbound lanes will be closed to all traffic from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Trucks will use detours through Sept. 24 while passenger vehicles will use ramps during during daylight hours. Detours will be posted on Northpoint Road and Northpoint Boulevard.

U.S. 50 from Old Bradley Road to Barren Creek Bridge (Wicomico County) -- Single-lane closures will occur during off-peak hours while the roadway is being resurfaced. Project should be completed by late fall 1992.

I-95 northbound and southbound (Howard County/Prince George's County) -- Southbound I-95 between Route 175 and Van Dusen Road will be reduced to two lanes at various times on weekends through spring 1993. The lane closures will occur between midnight on Fridays and 4 p.m. on Sundays. Northbound I-95 also will be reduced to two lanes, but three lanes will be open by noon on Sundays. Lanes may be split, alternate routes include U.S. 29, U.S. 1 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Bus route changes:

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

Parade detours

Temporary routes for the following bus lines will be in effect today because of the "I Am An American Day" parade. Reroutings will be put into effect as the parade progresses and are subject to change with traffic conditions. Parade begins at 1 p.m. on Bank Street in East Baltimore.

No. 7 -- Eastbound via regular route on Pratt Street to Caroline Street, south on Caroline, east on Eastern Avenue to Patterson Park Avenue, then via regular route. Westbound via regular route northbound On Patterson Park to Eastern, west on Eastern, north on Caroline, west on Lombard Street, then via regular route.

No. 10 -- Eastbound via regular route on Pratt to Caroline, south on Caroline, east on Eastern Avenue to Broadway, then via regular route. Westbound via regular route on Eastern to Broadway, west on Eastern, north on Caroline, west on Lombard, then via regular route.

No. 13 (Canton) -- Eastbound via regular route southbound on Linwood Avenue to Fairmount Avenue, east on Fairmount, south on East Avenue to Baltimore Street, then via regular route. Westbound via regular route northbound on East Street to Baltimore Street, north on East Street, west on Fairmount, north on Linwood, then via regular route.

No. 13 (Fells Point) -- Eastbound via regular route southbound on Wolfe Street to layover stop at Pratt Street. Westbound from layover stop on Pratt, south on Wolfe, east on Gough Street, north on Washington Street, then via regular route.

No. 20 -- Eastbound via regular route on Baltimore Street to Washington Street, north on Washington, east on Fayette Street, south on East Street, east on Baltimore Street, then via regular route. Westbound via regular route on Baltimore Street to East Street, north on East, west on Fairmount Avenue, south on Chester Street, west on Baltimore, then via regular route.

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