***PROJECT UPDATE *** MDOT SHA REOPENS PART OF SOUTHBOUND WHARF ROAD BRIDGE AT TRADEPOINT ATLANTIC

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​Southbound Wharf Road (MD 151B) Bridge Over Warehouse Road and Ramp from Southbound Wharf Road to Sparrows Point Boulevard (MD 151) Now Open to Traffic 

(November 21, 2022) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has opened two new bridges at the MD 151 (Sparrows Point Boulevard)/MD 151B (Wharf Road) interchange as progress continues on the $32.5 million project in southeastern Baltimore County.

MDOT SHA opened the southbound side of the new bridge carrying Wharf Road over Warehouse Road and Trade Point Atlantic’s freight rail lines this past week, along with the new bridge carrying the southbound Wharf Road left turn ramp to MD 151 South and over northbound Wharf Road. 

The section of northbound Wharf Road under MD 151 and below the southbound Wharf Road ramp to MD 151 remains closed for construction. Additionally, the section of southbound Wharf Road past the split to the left-turn ramp to MD 151 and under MD 151 also remains closed until the MD 151 bridge is complete in early spring 2024.  

Motorists should anticipate temporary lane closures within the interchange as needed to accommodate construction work. MDOT SHA contractor The Six-M Company Inc., of Delta, Pa, is performing the work. Weather permitting, the three-bridge replacement project is expected to be completed by summer 2024. For more details on the project, click HERE

Maryland’s Move Over Law requires motorists to make a lane change or slow down when approaching any stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying hazard warning lights, road flares or other caution signals. The expanded law is in place to protect emergency responders and motorists who encounter a roadside emergency.

​​​​​​​​​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 road​s.ma​ryl​and.gov. For a look at real-time traffic conditions, go to md511.maryland.gov.​

Editor’s Note

From 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.


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