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
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. Miller Road is expected to reopen Oct. 10.
I-695 Inner Loop -- From 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. today, there will be lane closings at Exit 24, the link to I-83; between Dulaney Valley and Providence roads, and between Charles Street and York Road while maintenance work is done. None will be done simultaneously.
U.S. 50 from Old Bradley Road to Barren Creek Bridge (Wicomico County) -- Single lane closures will occur during off-peak hours for resurfacing. Project should be completed by late fall.
I-95 Northbound -- Expect reduction to two lanes from 10 p.m. on Fridays until noon Sundays for resurfacing. Also, single lane closures may be necessary from noon Sundays until 5 a.m. Fridays. All lanes will be open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays.
I-95 Southbound -- Expect reduction to two lanes from 10 p.m. Fridays until 4 p.m. Sundays for resurfacing. Also, single lane closures may be necessary from 4 p.m. Sundays until 5 a.m. Fridays. All lanes will be open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.
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.
No. 21 -- Oct. 3, a street fair will close the 1600 block of N. Gilmor St. between Presstman and Baker streets from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastbound buses will travel the regular route to westbound on Westwood Avenue to Calhoun Street, then west on Westwood, south on Mount Street, east on Laurens Street, south on Gilmor, then via regular route. When westbound, via the regular route northbound on Gilmor to Laurens, then west on Laurens, north on Mount, east on Westwood, south on Calhoun, and east on Cumberland to the layover.
No. 22 -- Construction on a water main on the southeast corner of Harford Road and Erdman beginning Tuesday will affect eastbound service until further notice. Buses will travel regular route on Harford Road to 32nd Street, then east on 32nd through Clifton Park Golf Course, east on Erdman, then via the regular route. Westbound traffic will not be affected.