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 -- Expect single lane closures from Miller Road to Sheradale Drive for stripping, curb, gutter and drainage work. Miller Road is expected to reopen on or about Oct. 10.
I-695 inner and outer loop -- Single and double lanes closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday night. between U.S. 40 and Liberty Road for roadway and bridge reconstruction.
I-695 outer loop -- On Oct. 14 and 15 beginning at 7 p.m., a single right lane will be closed between Belair Road and Harford Road for paving. At midnight, all lanes will close and traffic will be detoured onto southbound U.S. 1 (Belair Road) to westbound Taylor Avenue to northbound Harford Road back to the outer loop I-695. The outer loop will be opened completely to traffic at 5 a.m.
Baltimore Harbor Tunnel -- On Oct. 13 and 14 from 7 p.m. to midnight, one tube will be closed for maintenance with two-way traffic operating in the open tunnel.
U.S. 50 from Old Bradley Road to Barren Creek Bridge (Wicomico County) -- Single lane closures will occur during ZTC off-peak hours for roadway resurfacing. Project should be completed by late fall 1992.
I-95 northbound, Route 100 interchange to Vollmerhausen Road overpass -- Expect reduction to two lanes this weekend until 5 a.m. tomorrow for concrete patching. Also expect single lane closures weekdays from 5 a.m. Monday to noon Friday for patching.
I-95 southbound, Route 100 interchange to Route 32 interchange -- Roadway patching projects will require reduction to two lanes overnight Mondays through Thursdays with single lane closures at other times.
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. 2 -- Effective immediately, the westbound afternoon/evening express will be changed permanently. Buses will now travel from the eastern terminal via regular route westbound on Fayette Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, south on Martin Luther King Blvd., west on Lombard Street to Gilmor Street, then via regular route.