NEWS RELEASE

MDOT SHA MAJOR PLANNED MAJOR WEEKEND LANE CLOSURE UPDATE (03/09/18 – 03/12/18)

Major Weekend Lane Closures

Allegany County

• Westbound I-68 between MD 36 (New George’s Creek Road SW) and MD 658 (Vocke Road) – Bridge welding operation of the I-68 bridge over MD 53 (Winchester Road) – westbound I-68 to close and be detoured onto US 40 Alternate beginning Sunday. The closure and detour will be from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Friday mornings. All welding should be complete by the end of March. Click here for more information. New direction

Anne Arundel County

• US 50 on the Severn River Bridge – Lane widening project – Single lane closures 7 days a week – Single lane closures 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. (double lanes 11 p.m. until 5 a.m.)

• Inner loop of I-695 at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge – Drawbridge repair – (MDTA project) Inner loop I-695 closed and traffic in two-way operation using the outer loop of I-695 until November 2018.

Montgomery County
 
• Inner and outer loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) between MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) and MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) – Seminary Road bridge rehabilitation project – Beginning Tuesday, March 12, single (9 p.m.), double (10 p.m.) and total brief closures (11 p.m.) every night except Friday and Saturday between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. new

• MD 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) between Waverly Street and Willow Lane (at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue) - Private /commercial demolition/construction project - Intermittent southbound lane closures with sidewalk closures Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and/or Sunday nights to Friday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

• US 29 (Colesville Road) between I-495 (Capital Beltway) and MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) -  WSSC water line replacement project - Single and double lane closures Mondays through Fridays between 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sundays through Friday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Single lane closures Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. through the end of February.

Prince George’s County
 
• High-Impact - I-95 (both directions) between MD 212 and the ICC – Utility crews repairing, and restringing overhead utility lines damaged from last week storm – Total 15-minute closures Sunday between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. new

High-Impact Northbound I-95 (outer loop of I-495) Bridge over Glenarden Parkway – Bridge deck maintenance - Single, double and triple lane (at 11 p.m.) closures beginning Sunday until late-March. Work will take place Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.
 
Long-Term Closures
 
Carroll County
 
• MD 30 Business (Main Street) between North Woods Trail and the CSX Railroad tracks – Urban reconstruction project – Single lane closures with a flagging operation Mondays through Saturdays between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. until project completion, fall 2019/winter 2020.
 
Charles County
 
• MD 234 (Budds Creek Road) Bridge over Gilbert Swamp Run – Bridge replacement –Single lane closure guided by a temporary traffic signal until spring.
 
• MD 6 (Charles Street) Bridge over Zekiah Swamp – Bridge deck replacement – Single lane closure guided by a temporary traffic signal until spring.

Dorchester County

• MD 795 (Maryland Avenue) Drawbridge over Cambridge Creek – Gear replacement and draw span repairs – Total closure and detour starting until March 19.
MAJOR Closures for Next Week
 
MAJOR Closures for Next Week

Cecil County

• US 1 (Conowingo Road), MD 276 (Jacob Tome Highway) – Large/Mega move of electrical generation equipment – Rolling closures on MD 276 to US 1 and US 1 to the Pennsylvania State line on Wednesday March 14. new

Cecil/Harford County

• US 1 (Conowingo Road) at the Hydroelectric Dam over the Susquehanna River – Energy company equipment upgrades – Brief 15-minute total closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, 3/9 and Monday, 3/12, for generation equipment removal and deliveries. new
 
Frederick County

• Southbound I-270 ramp to southbound MD 85 (Buckeystown Pike) – Drain pipe installation/part of interchange reconstruction project – Ramp closure and detour beginning Monday through Thursday between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Detour is SB I-270 to MD 80 (Fingerboard Road) to northbound I-270 and back to MD 85. Additionally, right lane closure on southbound I-270 at MD 85 for drilling to support interchange project. new

Montgomery County
 
• I-495 (Capital Beltway) between MD 97 and MD 185 – Seminary Road Bridge Rehabilitation project/bridge beam setting - Single, double and brief TOTAL closures (at 11 p.m.) closures beginning Tuesday until late-March. Work will take place Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. new

Prince George’s County

• Northbound I-95 (outer loop of I-495) Bridge over Glenarden Parkway – Bridge deck maintenance - Single, double and triple lane (at 11 p.m.) closures beginning Sunday until late-March. Work will take place Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

• Northbound I-95 (outer loop of I-495) ramp to US 1 (Baltimore Avenue) – Private utility work (water line repair) – Single lane closures Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through late spring. new

Worcester County

• MD 611 (Stephen Decatur Highway) between US 50 and MD 376 (Assateague Road) – Drain pipe installation and resurfacing project -  Total closure and detour Monday beginning at 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until March 16. new date
 
• MD 90 (Ocean City Expressway) at MD 589 (Racetrack Road) – Guardrail repair -  Single lane closure guided by flaggers Tuesday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. new
 
 
 
 
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