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

TRAVELERS' ADVISORY

January 03, 1993

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.New highway projects

I-695 east side inner and outer loop: -- Expect delays and single lane closures during bridge construction between Belair Road and Perring Parkway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. tomorrow through Friday. Two lanes may be closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. tomorrow through Thursday.

I-695 west side inner and outer loop: -- Expect delays and single lane closures from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. tomorrow through Thursday between U.S. 40 and Liberty Road. The closures are needed for roadway and bridge reconstruction.

U.S 50/301: -- Expect lane closures and traffic pattern shifts between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. tomorrow through Friday on eastbound and westbound lanes between the Patuxent River and I-97.

Route 7, Philadelphia Road at Abingdon Road: -- Intersection will be closed for two-way traffic, on or about Jan. 5. Westbound traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed section of Route 7. Eastbound traffic will be detoured by making a right on to Cokesbury Road, then left on Abingdon Road and right on Route 7. This traffic pattern will be in effect until Jan. 21, weather permitting. No truck over five tons will be permitted on eastbound Route 7 between Emmorton Road and Creswell Road. Trucks may use I-95 or U.S. 40.

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.

Temporary route:

No. 1: -- Beginning tomorrow and continuing until the Fort Avenue bridge is reconstructed, two morning and two afternoon trips will be extended to the Fort McHenry bus loop for employees working in the area.

In the morning, the southbound 5:43 a.m. bus and the 6:53 a.m. bus from Fulton and Auchentoroly will follow regular route to Fort Avenue and Andre Street, south on Andre, following the detours to McComas Street and through Southern States property and the ramp leading to Fort Avenue, then east on Fort, north on Wallace Street, making a "U" turn at the end of the street, then south on Wallace to the designated layover at the bus stop on the near-side of Fort Avenue. In the evening, the 3:51 p.m. bus and 4:35 p.m. bus from Fort McHenry will leave the layover on Wallace Street, south on Wallace, following detours to McComas and Andre streets, north on Andre, west on Fort Avenue, then via regular northbound route.

While the bridge is being reconstructed, buses on the entire line are traveling a temporary route. Southbound via regular eastbound on Fort Avenue to Towson Street, layover in the stop opposite Towson Street. Northbound from the layover eastbound Fort Avenue opposite Towson Street, east on Fort Avenue, north on Andre Street, west on Clement Street, south on Towson Street, west on Fort Avenue, then via regular route.

Downtown construction:

Effective immediately and continuing until further notice, these bus lines will be rerouted because of major construction on Lombard Street between Market and Hopkins places.

Nos. 7, 10: -- When northbound, buses travel via regular route westbound on Lombard to Central Avenue, west on Fayette Street (No. 10 only) north on Howard Street, then via regular route (No. 7 only) north on Paca Street, then via regular route. No change southbound.

No. 7 (President Street service) -- When northbound, buses travel via regular route on President Street to Lombard Street, north on President, west on Fayette, north on Paca, then via regular route.

No. 19: -- When southbound, buses travel via regular route on Guilford Avenue to Fayette Street, west on Fayette, north on Howard Street, then via regular route. No change northbound.

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