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Commuter alert -- upgrades coming to Route 32 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

Good news! The Maryland State Highway Administration has approved some major safety upgrades to Route 32 in Sykesville, between Day Road and West Friendship Road. Construction is expected to begin this month (and may, in fact, have already done so by the time this column goes to press). The project will involve widening the road to accommodate a continuous center turn lane and full-width shoulders designated as bicycle lanes. Acceleration and deceleration lanes are planned for the two intersections. Of course, the effort will also include stormwater management, landscaping and reforestation. Crews will begin by removing the center rumble strip and lane markings and shifting traffic to...