I-495 signMotorists Can Expect Multiple Overnight Lane Closures (January 31, 2023) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will conduct emergency bridge work on the I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) bridges over Ritchie Marlboro Road near Largo beginning Monday, February 6, weather permitting. This work was postponed.Motorists can expect possible triple-lane closures to enable crews to safely perform the emergency repairs. Only one direction of I-95/I-495 will be affected per night. All work will take place between the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. and is expected to be completed by Thursday, February 9.MDOT SHA will begin the repairs project on the inner loop (southbound) bridge at 9 p.m. on February 6 through 5 a.m. on February 7. Crews will then initiate repairs to the outer loop (northbound) bridge between February 8 and February 9. MDOT SHA understands the closures will inconvenience some travelers and asks all motorists to please be stay alert and be patient as you pass through the work zone.MDOT SHA contractor Marksmen Company Inc. of Baltimore, will use roadway signs, cones, and barrels to alert motorists about lane closures and bridge work. Customers who have questions may contact the MDOT SHA District 3 Office at 301-513-7300 or toll-free at 1-800-749-0737.The side of the road is a dangerous place. Cold winter months can take a toll on vehicle performance and operating systems, causing mechanical breakdown. Prevent breakdowns by ensuring all critical systems are in proper working order.Motorists in need may dial #77 on their mobile device for roadside assistance. For a list of all major MDOT SHA projects, go to Project Portal. Visit our homepage at roads.maryland.gov. For a look at real-time traffic conditions, go to md511.maryland.gov. Editor’s NoteFrom intersection improvements to widening and new interchange construction, MDOT SHA is investing in projects to enhance the commute and daily travel for millions of Marylanders. MDOT SHA maintains more than 2,500 bridges and 17,000 miles of non-toll state roads – the interstate, US and state numbered routes in Maryland’s 23 counties.